Eight nations have launched lunar missions, but only three have landed on the Moon. In 2022, four missions were partially or fully successful, a tempo last seen in 1969 — the year the first humans stepped foot on the lunar surface.
As of January 2022, NASA’s workforce included 17,841 people, approximately the same as at the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 2021. Most of the workforce – 64.9% – is made up of science and engineering employees. . .