August 8, 2018

By The Numbers

200+

Employees,
Researchers, and Engineers

 

$60 MILLION

2018 SSL Fundings

 

80+

Flight Instrument

Packages Delivered

 

3,000+

Educators Trained

6+

Lead PIs on NASA Explorer Missions

 

300+

Postdocs Trained

 

150+

Balloon Projects

 

10,000+

K-12 Students Engaged
through Learning Activities

100+

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

 

25+

Rockets Built And Flown

 

150+

Ph.D. Dissertations
Done Thru SSL

 

30,000+

Members of the General Public
Engaged through Outreach

4

Nobel Laureates

 

3

(out of 4)

NASA Science Divisions Represented:
Astro, Helio, & Planetary

 

0

Failures of 80+
Instruments At Launch

as of February 2019