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Year: 2016
Country: Japan
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) workforce remained constant from 2015 to 2016, shedding just ## employees. Of the ## space professionals working at JAXA in 2016, nearly...
Year: 2016
Country: Japan
The Japanese space workforce ## by ##% from 2014 to 2015, ## workers. This continued a trend of ## that began after a ## point for the industry in 2008. Since that time...
Year: 2017
The space investments of governments continue to shift on the basis of national priorities and politics...
Year: 2016
Total global government space budgets in 2016 were $## billion, a ##% decrease from $## billion in 2015.
Topic: Workforce
Year: 2015
The global space industry relies on a highly qualified workforce. Understanding the trends in this workforce, including changes in size and demographics, provides insight into the overall health of the...
Year: 2017
In 2017, there were ## launch attempts, ## of which were successful.
Year: 2017
Country: Japan
As in 2016, Japan’s space agency, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), used ## of its spaceports in 2017 for its ## launches...
Year: 2017
National security drives national efforts to acquire and operate military satellites. While there some exceptions, most military satellites have very similar capabilities as their commercial...
Year: 2017
Country: Japan
After ## years of ##-satellite operations for the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS), Japan’s PNT constellation, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched...
Year: 2016
As the world’s population continued integrating space positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) technologies and services, the number of PNT satellites continued to multiply in 2016, growing slightly more than ##% from 2015. Relative newcomers to PNT space operations, such as Europe, India, and...
Year: 2017
In 2017, Iran was the only other nation to attempt ##. Iran conducted ## launches of its...
Year: 2016
The 52 years since the inauguration of human spaceflight have witnessed great strides in developing the technology required to support human life in orbit and...
Year: 2017
Country: Japan
Japanese orbital launch attempts set a new launch record for the nation in 2017. Japan attempted ## SLV launches, growing the nation’s global orbital launch activity share from...

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