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U.S. Space Workforce

February 6, 2015
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The U.S. space workforce consists of more than ### workers across the commercial, civil, and national… The U.S. space workforce consists of more than 179,000 workers across the commercial ,...

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Top-level trends

February 6, 2015
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The continued health of the space workforce depends on a steady stream of individuals with the education necessary to pursue these jobs. For most space occupations, this means a degree...

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2014 – Top-level Trends

February 6, 2015
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In education, the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress exams show that ##. fourth- and eighth-grade students are showing improvement in mathematics, though less than half achieve at or...

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Featured Stories

February 6, 2015
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Volunteer space operators who take over old NASA spacecraft; robots on faraway planets impacting the technologies of Earth’s inhabitants; space agencies finding alternative uses for technologies and processes originally designed...

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Space Products and Services

January 30, 2015
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Companies and individuals are using positioning, navigation and timing (PNT), Earth observation (EO), and communication satellite technologies and data to…   Companies and individuals are using positioning, navigation and timing...

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Space Technology Hall of Fame and Space Certification – 2011 Inductees

January 27, 2015
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The Hall of Fame 2011 inductees were commercial ## satellites and ##. For commercial ## satellites, the award was presented to two of the leading companies in this sector, ##...

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Space Technology Hall of Fame and Space Certification – 2012 Inductees

January 26, 2015
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To recognize and raise awareness of new space products and services, the Space Foundation maintains its Space Technology Hall of Fame and Space Certification programs. In collaboration with NASA, the...

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2010 – The Role of Space in the Rescue of Trapped Chilean Miners

January 26, 2015
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On October 26, 2010, the last of 33 trapped Chilean miners was lifted to the surface. The rescue ended an unprecedented 69 days of underground survival following a tunnel collapse...

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