Orbital launch attempts from 2002 through 2022.
A twenty-year look at orbital launch attempts.
European space industry workforce by sector; launchers, spacecraft, and ground for 2003 through 2020.
Estimates of the size of the U.S. space workforce are based on statistics made available in the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. This program covers 95% of U.S. jobs and provides a consistent and reliable source of information to compare changes in the workforce over time.
Commercial Infrastructure and Support Industries, 2005-2020 Specifically amounts in Billions of U.S. dollars for commercial satellite manufacturing, and launch industry, as well as ground stations and equipment.
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.
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
South Korea is intent on building its space program, as this look at its national space agency budget reflects.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.
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.