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Sixteen new launch vehicles were expected to debut this year. In late March, Blue Origin delayed its debut to 2023. Here’s a look at New Glenn and the class of 2022, including their expected capabilities.
With 15 new launch vehicles expected to make maiden flights this year, 2022 is set to be the busiest year for new rockets since the dawn of the Space Age.
While global launch activity has ebbed and flowed over the past 50 years, with a previous peak of 129 orbital launch attempts in 1984 and a trough of 55 in 2004.
The recent eruption of an underwater volcano on Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an uninhabited island in the South Pacific archipelago of Tonga, was possibly the largest eruption ever witnessed during the satellite era.
The United States continued to be the dominant leader of spacecraft deployments in 2021. Use the tools just above the table for sorting, advanced filtering, and other options, which will then be reflected on the live chart. For more data source information click to read the entire resource.
2021 analysis shows how strongly communications spacecraft deployments continued to dominate payload launches.
From 2012 to 2021, as China’s space program has matured, it has traded dominance with the United States on annual orbital launch attempts.
Seven nations conducted orbital launches in 2021, with China, the United States and Russia continuing a years-long lead in launch activity.
As a new year in orbit dawns, The Space Report sought a glimpse at the year ahead from aerospace industry leaders, lawmakers and experts.