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Infrastructure Snapshots-TSRQ2 2020

Since 2006, NASA has paid the Russian government approximately $3.9 billion to purchase Soyuz seats for astronauts from the United States and the International Space Station’s other international partners. . .

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Infrastructure: Spacecraft/Satellites Overview

Spacecraft deployment numbers rose by five in 2019, increasing slightly to 466 spacecraft deployments last year. While deployments moved up, space vehicle launch attempts decreased from 114 in 2018 to 103 in 2019. The difference between. . .

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Infrastructure: Spaceports

Spaceport upgrades and new spaceport development are at an all-time high, with 40 active launch sites around the globe, 10 more in development in the United States, Sweden, Australia and Canada, and 13 more proposed in eight countries. . .

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Infrastructure: Orbital Launch Vehicle Overview

Introduction |Throughout 2018, nations, multinational organizations, industry, and academia launched payloads and experiments into orbit and on suborbital flights. Six nations, including the European Space Agency (ESA), continued, and in…

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Infrastructure: Spacecraft Overview

As of March 6, 2019, information was available about 38 nations that deployed and operated 465 spacecraft during 2018. The number of nations operating spacecraft grew 10% from 2017 to 2018, with 75 total nations operating spacecraft. While . . .

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