Commercial Infrastructure and Support Industries, 2005-2020 Specifically amounts in Billions of U.S. dollars for commercial satellite manufacturing, and launch industry, as well as ground stations and equipment.
NASA’s civil service workforce has grown gradually in recent years, contributing to an increase in U.S. space employment.
Core employment in 5 key space sectors continued to grow in 2021. These employment levels do not reflect all employment in the U.S. space industry, but rather, track employment in key sectors most closely associated with U.S. space employment.
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
South Korea is intent on building its space program, as this look at its national space agency budget reflects.
From 2012 to 2021, as China’s space program has matured, it has traded dominance with the United States on annual orbital launch attempts.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) employed 1,558 people in 2020, approximately the same number as in 2019. Engineers and researchers account for 70.1% of this total.
The European space workforce included 50,388 workers in 2020, an increase of 3.3% from the 48,766 workers in 2019. The largest increases were seen in . . .
According to the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies, the Japanese space workforce included 8,725 workers in 2019. . . More than 70% of these workers are in the space vehicle sector. While this sector decreased 1.9% from 2018 to 2019, it remains nearly 10% larger than it was five years ago.