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2009 – Launch Industry – Snapshot

In 2009, 78 orbital launches were conducted, carrying 111 payloads into space, including cargo, satellites, and other types of spacecraft. This marked a notable increase from the 2008 total of…

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2008 – Space Insurance – Snapshot

Note: This exhibit is from The Space Report 2009. The satellite insurance industry had a positive year in 2008 due to successful launch experience. Launch insurance prices increased for 2009,…

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2008 – Space Stations – Snapshot

In 2008, India launched the Chandrayaan-1 lunar probe which carried five instruments built by India, four instruments from European countries, and two from the United States. India’s portion of the…

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2008 – Launch Industry – Snapshot

Note: This exhibit is from The Space Report 2009. The pace of operations in the launch industry was essentially unchanged in 2008 with 69 total orbital launches carrying 106 payloads.…

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