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NASA’s civil service workforce has grown gradually in recent years, contributing to an increase in U.S. space employment.
Core employment in 5 key space sectors continued to grow in 2021. These employment levels do not reflect all employment in the U.S. space industry, but rather, track employment in key sectors most closely associated with U.S. space employment.
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
South Korea is intent on building its space program, as this look at its national space agency budget reflects.
From 2012 to 2021, as China’s space program has matured, it has traded dominance with the United States on annual orbital launch attempts.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.