U.S. Space Workforce

NASA Civil Servant Workforce


2016 – NASA Workforce

Like the industry as a whole, NASA’s workforce has experienced steady ## in size. From the start of FY 1993, the earliest date for which data is available in NASA’s...…

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2015 – NASA Workforce

At the start of FY 2016, NASA’s workforce was made up of ## individuals. This is a decrease of ## employees, or ##%, compared to the start of FY 2015.…

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2014 – NASA Workforce

At the start of fiscal year (FY) 2015, NASA had ## employees. Since FY 2011, NASA’s workforce has declined by ##%, a loss of just over ## employees. This decrease…

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2011 – NASA Workforce

In 2011, NASA’s Space Shuttle Program came to an end. The shuttle program had been a major source of employment for the U.S. aerospace workforce. Anticipating the retirement of the…

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2009 – NASA Demographics

NASA workforce dynamics driven by programmatic changes are complicated by demographic trends within the overall U.S. space workforce. Both NASA civil servants and the wider U.S. aerospace industry workforce can…

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2009 – NASA Workforce

In addition to U.S. private sector employment, the U.S. government employs a substantial base of civilian space workers. NASA is the primary government agency responsible for civil space activity, including…

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2010 – NASA Geographical Distribution

At Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida, the contractor workforce is anticipated to be reduced from ## in 2009 to approximately ## by the time the shuttle ceases operations. Impacts of…

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2010 – NASA Demographics

Since 2004, NASA has been planning for the retirement of the Space Shuttle, scheduled to fly its last mission in 2011. The shuttle was to be replaced by the Constellation…

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2012 – NASA Geographical Distribution

Although NASA’s workforce remained relatively stable, layoffs related to the Space Shuttle program continued. It is estimated that more than ## individuals associated with the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in…

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