China on June 7 lofted a national record of 26 satellites to orbit in a single launch atop its Lijian-1 launch vehicle, a solid-fueled rocket developed for commercial use by the Chinese Academy of Science.
Officials from NASA and the U.S. State Department gathered in Madrid Tuesday as Science and Innovation Minister Diana Morant signed off for Spanish agreement to the Artemis Accords, marking the 25th nation to join the U.S.-led treaty to govern conduct in orbit and beyond.
Space Force leaders pulled back the veil of secrecy on one of the service’s most-secretive programs and made a push for congressional authorization of a new part-time branch during a May 2 hearing before the Senate.
In 2022, more than 201,009 individuals worked in key sectors of the U.S. space economy, an increase of approximately 1% from 2021. Understanding trends in private sector and government space employment can provide insight into the health and future direction of the U.S. space industry.
After gearing down in mid-2022, transaction volumes across the satellite and space ecosystem continued at the new pace of normal during the first quarter of the new year.
In an ever-expanding space ecosystem, partnerships between the International Space Station and the private sector are growing more frequent. Product development with the assistance of NASA . . .
In 2022, NASA was named the best place to work in the federal government among large agencies for the 10th year in a row. NASA attributed this “decade of excellence” to the agency’s continuing dedication to supporting and strengthening its workforce.
For many years, NASA has been working to manage the aging of its workforce. As of the beginning of FY 2023, 23% of the NASA workforce was eligible for retirement.
In 2021,NASA generated more than $71 billion in economic output, supported more than 330,000 jobs, and delivered significant tax revenue for federal, state, and local governments, the agency’s latest Economic Impact Report shows.