2017 – U.S. Payload Launch – Snapshot

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 attempts, 29 of which were successful. The last time the United States reached a launch rate of 30 was nearly 20 years ago...

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