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U.S. Payload Launches


2018 – U.S. Launch, Payload

Interested in U.S. space launch vehicle activity? Please select the associated link to read about it. [exhibit:launch-vehicles]end=2018?country()=United States?title_prefix=U.S. Orbital Launches[/exhibit]

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2017 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The U.S. share of global orbital launch activities continued to grow, from 26% in 2016 to 33% in 2017. In 2017, the nation’s launch service providers conducted 30 orbital launch…

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2016 – U.S. Launch, Payload

U.S. launch activities constituted ##% of global orbital launch activity, matched only by China during 2016. The country’s ## successful launches for 2016 exceeded its 2015 efforts by ##. U.S.…

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2015 – U.S. Launch, Payload

U.S. launch activities took slightly more than##% of the global orbital launch market in 2015, helping the country remain behind only Russia for launch attempts in the world. Of the…

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2007 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2008 U.S. Commercial Space Transportation Developments and Concepts: Vehicles, Technologies, and Spaceports report notes that a variety of orbital vehicles, shown in Exhibit 3f, are…

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U.S. Payload Launches

Interested in U.S. space launch vehicle activity? Please select the associated link to read about it. [exhibit:launch-vehicles]end=2019?country()=United States?title_prefix=U.S. Orbital Launches[/exhibit]

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2014 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The United States attempted to launch ## rockets in 2014, all but ## of which were successful. United Launch Alliance (ULA) provided the majority of U.S. orbital launches in 2014.…

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2013 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The United States had a relatively busy year in 2013, with a total of ## orbital launches, all of which successfully placed their payloads into orbit. This was consistent with…

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2012 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The United States made ## orbital launch attempts in 2012, all of which were successful. This total placed it third, behind Russia and China for the number of orbital launches…

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2011 – U.S. Launch, Payload

The United States continued to operate the world’s most diverse fleet of orbital launch vehicles in 2011. While its total of ## successful launches was not the world’s highest, it…

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