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Axiom’s second private astronaut crew arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on May 22, 2023, beginning their eight-day science mission.
The four members of the Ax-2 crew join the seven Expedition 69 crew members currently on the ISS.
Space Force leaders pulled back the veil of secrecy on one of the service’s most-secretive programs and made a push for congressional authorization of a new part-time branch during a May 2 hearing before the Senate.Read More
In 2022, more than 201,009 individuals worked in key sectors of the U.S. space economy, an increase of approximately 1% from 2021. Understanding trends in private sector and government space employment can provide insight into the health and future direction of the U.S. space industry.Read More
After gearing down in mid-2022, transaction volumes across the satellite and space ecosystem continued at the new pace of normal during the first quarter of the new year.Read More
In an ever-expanding space ecosystem, partnerships between the International Space Station and the private sector are growing more frequent. Product development with the assistance of NASA . . .Read More
As the pace of small satellite development and global launches continues to accelerate, nations around the world are developing spaceport policies and courting launch providers and other space industries with the intent of expanding their access space.Read More
America’s Top Aerospace States Battle to Keep Pace with Space Industry Growth While Attracting New Businesses
Introduction | Each small slice of the space workforce forms a hub of the wider employment wheel in orbit and beyond. America’s 58,800 aerospace engineers make an average of $122,300…Read More
In 2021,NASA generated more than $71 billion in economic output, supported more than 330,000 jobs, and delivered significant tax revenue for federal, state, and local governments, the agency’s latest Economic Impact Report shows.Read More
The new 118th Congress marks a major shift in leadership for committees dealing with civil and military space issues, with many stalwarts retiring and new faces taking the reins.Read More
Orbital launch attempts have more than tripled since a lull in activity in the early 2000s bottomed out at 55 attempts in 2004. Part of the rapid growth in the past few years is due to a sharp increase in launch vehicle operators . . .Read More