Space Economy Committee (2018-2021)

Objectives/Scope of the Committee

The Space Economy Committee will, in cooperation with other interested Committees, foster interest in the importance of building a more robust statistical knowledge-base of the space economy.

The Committee will:

  • Provide a forum to discuss and exchange views on definitions, measurement issues, impacts, and potential social benefits of the space economy.
  • Propose and (if approved) promote in coordination with the IAF secretariat workshops and seminars relating to measurement issues of the space economy.
  • Identify and invite representatives of organizations outside the space community to present and share lessons learned from other sectors, regarding value chains and societal impact assessments.
  • Assess and regularly report on the current international statistical knowledge-base of the space economy.
  • Promote guidelines to encourage the development of internationally comparable economic data series over time.


Committee Members


Hertzfeld, Henry


Davidian, Ken


Balty, Cédric
Cox, Nick
di Ciaccio, Simonetta
Drescher, Jurgen
Erickson, Kristen
Gouy, Yann
Grümann, Roswitha
Haese, Marc
Lauer, Charles
Le Goff, Thierry
Lionnet, Pierre
Lukaszczyk, Agnieszka
Miranda Sanchez, Karina
Mowry, Clayton
Onuki, Misuzu
Peeters, Walter
Preud’homme, Frank
Rathgeber, Wolfgang
Russo, Gennaro
Sarah, Maria-Gabriella
Scatteia, Luigi
Sciortino, Giacomo Primo
Stelmakh-Drescher, Olga
Vena, Andrea


Payson, Dmitry
Suzuki, Kazuto
Undseth, Marit
Walter-Range, Micah


Cheli, Simonetta
Giannopapa, Christina
Gilbert, Hugues
Hwang, Chin-Young
Jolly, Claire
Kamoun, Paul
Ragain, Gilles
Vrancken, Davy
Zervos, Vasilis





Committee Members