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Orbital Payload Launch


2017 – Japan Launch, Payload

Japanese orbital launch attempts set a new launch record for the nation in 2017. Japan attempted seven SLV launches, growing the nation’s global orbital launch activity share from 5% in…

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2017 – India Launch, Payload

India’s global orbital launch activity share and launch rate both declined in 2017. The number of launch attempts by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) fell to five in 2017…

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2017 – China Launch, Payload

China’s share of global orbital launch activity fell from its 2016 high of 26% to 20% for 2017. The nation’s 18 launch attempts moved it down in global launch activity…

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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 – Europe Launch, Payload

European launch activities in ### efforts, with the European Space Agency (ESA) conducting ## launch attempts. The European share of global orbital launches ## 2015 at ##%. All 2016 orbital…

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2016 – India Launch, Payload

During 2016, India once again set a #### for its annual space launch vehicle (SLV) launch rate, exceeding its ## by ## launches. India’s ## launches enabled the country to…

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