August 8, 2018

By The Numbers

200+

Employees,

Researchers, and Engineers

 

 

$60 MILLION

2018 SSL Fundings

 

 

Responsible for

80+

Flight Instrument Packages

Lead PI on

6+

NASA Explorer Missions

 

 

Trained Over

300

Postdocs

 

 

150+

Balloon Projects

100+

Satellite Projects including
Apollo 15 & 16, SkyLab, Hubble,
COBE, IMAGE, RHESSI,
NuSTAR, ICON, and PSP

 

 Two Dozen+

Rockets Built And Flown

 

150+

Ph.D. Dissertations

Done Thru SSL

4

Nobel Laureates

 

The Current Portfolio Spans

Three of

the Four

NASA Science Divisions:

Astro, Helio, Planetary

 

0

Failures of 80+

Instruments At Launch

as of January 2019