Interactive Tables and Charts
Interested in global space launch vehicle satellite activity? Please select the associated link to read about it. Launch data is updated every day during weekdays, excluding U.S. holidays.
This fully interactive chart shows changes made in the accompanying table. Use the tools just above the table for sorting, advanced filtering, and other options, these actions will reflect on the live chart.
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.
2021 annual data analysis provides a breakdown of spacecraft deployment by mission type.
This interactive chart tracks 2021 launch attempts and shows that commercial launches have become the largest mission sector in the United States.
Over the course of seven years, launches for commercial missions have grown while, globally, military and civil missions have taken smaller portions of total 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.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.