Workforce


2015 – European Space Industry Employment

The European space workforce included 38,435 workers in 2015, according to Eurospace, an association of the European space manufacturing industry. Eurospace conducts annual surveys of European firms involved in design,…

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2016 – U.S. National Security Workforce

The U.S. national security space workforce is composed of federal employees working across all branches of the Department of Defense as well as the intelligence agencies. Together, there are more...…

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2016 – NASA Workforce

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

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2016 – U.S. Space Industry Employment

In 2015, the U.S. civilian space sector included 221,367 individuals. Employment is essentially unchanged from 2014, when 221,585 individuals worked in this area. Longer-term trends, however, show that the space…

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2016 – U.S. Space Workforce

The U.S. space workforce includes individuals that work in the commercial, civil, and national security sectors. The U.S. space workforce has seen contraction across all of these sectors in recent…

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2015 – Workforce

The global space industry relies on a highly qualified workforce. Understanding the trends in this workforce, including changes in size and demographics, provides insight into the overall health of the...…

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2015 – Other Space Employment

The exhibit below provides a snapshot of workforce sizes in space agencies around the world, based on publicly available information from a variety of sources. Care should be... The exhibit…

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