From Jan. 1 to June 30, the first six months of 2022 saw 75 orbital launch attempts worldwide with 72 successful launches. The launch number was matched only in 1967 and the number of successes broke records.
Space insurance claims in 2021 fell to one of the lowest levels in the past two decades.
From the days of Sputnik to SpaceX, this chart tracks launch attempts and successful launches.
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Stacked bar chart showing a twenty-year look at the European space industry workforce by country 2000 – 2020