Government Space Budgets

United States Government Space Budget

2016 – U.S. Civil Space Budgets

The United States spent $22.4 billion on civil space activities in FY 2016, up 6.7% from $21.0 billion in FY 2015. Civil spending accounts for just over half of total U.S. space spending. The largest contributor . . .

Read More

Annual U.S. Space Budget Overviews

… Thank you for visiting The Space Report! The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity, Packed with Over a Decade of Data, Resources, and Information. VIEW SUBSCRIPTION PLANS Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Read More

2015 – RDT&E and IR&D funding

Independent Research and Development (IR&D) refers to a contractor’s own investment in research and development studies into promising technologies of potential interest to government or commercial customers. Companies can recover a portion of these costs as overhead on current government contracts. In 2015, IR&D spending was estimated to be $165 million.

Read More