2010 – U.S. Launch Efforts – Snapshot

The U.S. launch industry sustained a healthy rate of launches and saw the successful debut of two new rockets, the Falcon 9 and the Minotaur IV. The United States accounted for 15 launches in 2010, below the 2009 level of 24 launches but comparable to its 2005-2009 average of 18 launches a year.


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