U.S. Space Workforce
U.S. National Security Workforce
2019 TSRQ1 – Workforce: U.S. Space Workforce
The global space industry employs hundreds of thousands of highly-skilled individuals to design, produce, and operate cutting-edge technology. This workforce, in turn, contributes to thriving local economies, with clusters of innovative companies and service support industries. Understanding trends . . .
2017 – U.S. National Security Workforce
The U.S. national security space workforce is composed of federal workers in both the Department of Defense and the Intelligence Community. Altogether, there were more than…
2017 – U.S. Army Space Workforce – Snapshot
The U.S. Army maintains a sizeable force of soldiers and civilians with training and experience in the space domain, with 4,948 space cadre billets in FY 2018. This was an increase of . . .
2016 – U.S. Army Space Cadre Overview
The U.S. Army Space Cadre grew from 11 FA40 (Space Professional) officers in 1999 to 374 FA40 officer billets for 2016. The Army’s Space Professionals make up a small, but critical, part of a bigger Space Cadre, which includes another 3025 personnel from another category, Army Space Enablers.
2016 – U.S. Army Space Workforce – Snapshot
The Army Space Workforce, referred to as the Space Cadre, reached ## billets in FY 2017, an increase of more than a ## from FY 2016. Although they account for less than ##% of the total, with…
2016 – U.S. National Security Workforce – Snapshot
The U.S. national security space workforce is composed of federal employees working across all branches of the Department of Defense as well as the intelligence agencies. Together, there are more…
2015 – U.S. National Security Workforce – Snapshot
The United States maintains a large national security space workforce to support space activities in the DoD and intelligence agencies. Although all of the military branches maintain space…
2015 – U.S. Army Space Workforce – Snapshot
The next largest security space workforce in the United States is within the Army, with more than 3,399 billets for FY 2016, 8.4% more than the 3,137 billets in FY 2015. The 374 Space Operations Officers (FA40) make up about 10% of this total, with the remaining 3,025 made up of Space Enablers.
Workforce: Space Workforce – TSR 2015
2014 – U.S. National Security Workforce
U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) holds responsibility for military space operations, along with nuclear command and control, cybersecurity, and other strategic threats. Day-to-day planning and execution for USSTRATCOM’s space mission is carried out by the Joint Functional Component Command for Space (JFCC Space), headquartered at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.