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2016 – Workforce: Space Workforce

Introduction | The space industry operates at the cutting edge of technology and requires a highly skilled, highly trained workforce to build, launch, and utilize space assets. Trends in the size and composition of this workforce provide insight into ongoing dynamics and future health of the sector. In 2014, the U.S. space workforce remained one…

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2016 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, the U.S. civilian space sector included ## individuals. Employment is essentially unchanged from 2014, when ## individuals worked in this area. Longer-term trends, however, show…

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2016 – Economy: Space Economy

The global space industry continued to grow in 2015, although currency fluctuations caused the appearance of a slight decline . . .

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