Economy

Commercial Infrastructure and Support Industries


2016 – Commercial Human Spaceflight

In FY 2016, funding for NASA’s Commercial Crew Program increased by 55%, from $805 million in FY 2015 to $1.24 billion.[efn_note]NASA. "FY 2017 President’s Budget Request Summary." April 2016. http://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/atoms/files/fy_2017_budget_estimates.pdf.…

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2016 – Ground Stations and Equipment

The ground stations and equipment category is the largest part of the commercial infrastructure and support industries sector. Totaling $118.75 billion, it made up 94% of this sector in 2016.…

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2016 – Satellite Manufacturing

Aboard the 85 rockets that attempted a launch in 2016, there were 232 spacecraft, down 11% from 262 in 2015. Of the spacecraft intended for orbit in 2016, 82 were…

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2016 – Launch Industry

Attempted orbital launches decreased from 86 in 2015 to 85 in 2016.  Of these 85 launches, 83 successfully reached orbit. There were 21 launch attempts for commercial payloads, and the…

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2015 – Space Insurance

Infrastructure support industries include activities that do not directly involve development or use of space assets, but are necessary to the smooth operation and advancement of the industry. This category…

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2015 – Commercial Human Spaceflight

In 2015, NASA put in orders with both SpaceX and Boeing to conduct their first operational commercial crew rotation missions under the Commercial Crew Transportation Capability (CCtCap) Program. The first…

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2015 – Ground Stations and Equipment

The ground stations and equipment category is the largest part of the commercial infrastructure and support industries sector. Totaling $## billion, it made up ##% of this sector in 2015.…

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2015 – Space Stations

For fiscal year (FY) 2015, NASA spent $## billion on ISS systems operations and research, a decrease of $## million from the $## billion spent in FY 2014. ISS Crew…

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2015 – Satellite Manufacturing

Aboard the ## rockets that attempted a launch in 2015, there were ## spacecraft, down ##% from ## in 2014. Of the spacecraft intended for orbit in 2015, ## were…

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