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U.S. Space Industry Core Employment, 2011-2021

The United States relies on an integrated space workforce and space industrial base to provide the critical supply chains that support U.S. leadership in space.The United States relies on an integrated space workforce and space industrial base to provide the critical supply chains that support U.S. leadership in space.

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.

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JAXA Workforce, 2010-2020

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.

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