In 2021, despite high-profile insurance claims on numerous satellites. . . Net premiums totaled $537 million, and incurred losses were $362 million.
From Jan. 1 to June 30, the first six months of 2022 saw 75 orbital launch attempts worldwide with 72 successful launches. The launch number was matched only in 1967 and the number of successes broke records.
As of January 2022, NASA’s workforce included 17,841 people, approximately the same as at the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 2021. Most of the workforce – 64.9% – is made up of science and engineering employees. . .
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.
The number of launches per year, grouped by the country where the launch site is located.
Stacked bar chart showing a twenty-year look at the European space industry workforce by country 2000 – 2020