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New Launch Vehicles Expected to Make 2022 Maiden Flights

Sixteen new launch vehicles were expected to debut this year. In late March, Blue Origin delayed its debut to 2023. Here’s a look at New Glenn and the class of 2022, including their expected capabilities.

Sixteen new launch vehicles were expected to debut this year. In late March, Blue Origin delayed its debut to 2023. Here’s a look at New Glenn and the class of 2022, including their expected capabilities.

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State of Space 2022

State of Space 2022

The Space economy hit $447 billion in 2021 and the pace of growth was expected to accelerate in 2022.

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Record Number of New Launch Vehicles Set for 2022 Debut

With 15 new launch vehicles expected to make maiden flights this year, 2022 is set to be the busiest year for new rockets since the dawn of the Space Age.

With 15 new launch vehicles expected to make maiden flights this year, 2022 is set to be the busiest year for new rockets since the dawn of the Space Age.

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Insurers Finish 2021 in Black Despite Growing Debris, Congestion Worries

While increased congestion and debris from a Russian anti-satellite weapons test roiled insurance markets for some spacecraft in low Earth orbit, increases in launch reliability and a booming marketplace with historic numbers of satellites

While increased congestion and debris from a Russian anti-satellite weapons test roiled insurance markets for some spacecraft in low Earth orbit, increases in launch reliability and a booming marketplace with historic numbers of satellites . . .

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2022 TSRQ1 – U.S. Core Space Employment Reaches 10-Year High, with Double-digit Growth the Past 5 Years

The United States relies on an integrated space workforce and space industrial base to provide the critical supply chains that support U.S. leadership in space.

The United States relies on an integrated space workforce and space industrial base to provide the critical supply chains that support U.S. leadership in space.

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2022 TSRQ1 – Space Industry Leaders Fear Labor Shortfall Could Slow Space Manufacturing Boom

As satellite assembly lines and mass production of new launch vehicles continue to ramp up, U.S. labor shortages in the manufacturing sector threaten to slow the pace of space industry growth.

As satellite assembly lines and mass production of new launch vehicles continue to ramp up, U.S. labor shortages in the manufacturing sector threaten to slow the pace of space industry growth.

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JSEP Program Inspires High School Students to Find Their Place in Space

Just as the space industry is thriving and creating a bevy of new jobs, falling STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) proficiencies and dwindling STEM-career interest among U.S. students threaten to exclude today’s young people from realizing opportunities in today’s space ecosystem

Just as the space industry is thriving and creating a bevy of new jobs, falling STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) proficiencies and dwindling STEM-career interest among U.S. students threaten to exclude today’s young people from realizing opportunities in today’s space ecosystem . . .

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2022 TSRQ1 – As Launches Climb, Concerns Rise About Capacity of U.S. Spaceport Infrastructure

While global launch activity has ebbed and flowed over the past 50 years, with a previous peak of 129 orbital launch attempts in 1984 and a trough of 55 in 2004

While global launch activity has ebbed and flowed over the past 50 years, with a previous peak of 129 orbital launch attempts in 1984 and a trough of 55 in 2004.

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2022 TSRQ1 – Nation in Review: South Korea

South Korea is a relatively new actor in space and has a smaller presence in space than other nations. However, government leaders have ambitious goals for the future . . .

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2022 TSRQ1 – Satellite Data from Tonga Eruption Brings New Insight into Volcanoes

The recent eruption of an underwater volcano on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an uninhabited island in the South Pacific archipelago of Tonga, was possibly the largest eruption ever witnessed during the satellite era.

The recent eruption of an underwater volcano on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an uninhabited island in the South Pacific archipelago of Tonga, was possibly the largest eruption ever witnessed during the satellite era.

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