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This Chinese Orbital Launch Service Providers status board has a lot of high-quality updated data. Subscribe to unlock the data of current European Orbital Launch Providers' achievements.
Year: 2017
Country: China
The Chinese space budget is not publicly available. However, Chinese capabilities and space projects provide indicators for informed estimates of the nation’s space budget...
Year: 2017
In 2017, there were ## launch attempts, ## of which were successful.
Year: 2017
Country: China
In 2017, China continued using its ## spaceports for orbital launches. The spaceports were involved in a total of ## launch...
Year: 2017
National security drives national efforts to acquire and operate military satellites. While there some exceptions, most military satellites have very similar capabilities as their commercial...
Year: 2017
Country: China, United States
Only ## satellites with a dedicated meteorological focus were deployed during 2017—less than ##% of ## spacecraft deployed during that year. It was also a drop from the number of meteorology satellites deployed in previous years. In 2016, the number of meteorology satellites deployed was ##, up...
Year: 2017
Country: China
In 2017, China continued expanding its BeiDou constellation, the nation’s space-based PNT system. Launching ## BeiDou satellites, the nation’s share increased to...
Year: 2016
As the world’s population continued integrating space positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) technologies and services, the number of PNT satellites continued to multiply in 2016, growing slightly more than ##% from 2015. Relative newcomers to PNT space operations, such as Europe, India, and...
Topic: China
Year: 2017
Country: China
During 2016, China launched its latest space station, Tiangong-2. Chinese taikonauts lived aboard the new space station for 30 days before returning to...
Year: 2017
Country: China
China is one of three nations to have launched humans into orbit with indigenous launch vehicles, but there were no such launches in 2017. The most recent...
Year: 2016
The 52 years since the inauguration of human spaceflight have witnessed great strides in developing the technology required to support human life in orbit and...
Year: 2017
Country: China
China’s share of global orbital launch activity fell from its 2016 high of ##% to ##% for 2017. The nation’s ## launch attempts moved it down in global launch activity ranking from...
Year: 2016
After many years of conducting launch operations in more or less the same way, the orbital launch industry is experiencing substantial changes on some fronts. In December 2015, one U.S. company was the first to successfully conduct an orbital launch of satellites, then have the space launch...
Year: 2017
Country: China, United States
One small startup company, Ursa Space Systems, uses data from space based synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems to inform those interested in the oil market. The satellites fly...
Year: 2015
China is one of three nations, along with the United States and Russia, capable of launching humans to space, though it has not done so since 2013. China is developing...
Year: 2015
Country: China, United States
The commercial remote sensing industry was estimated at $## billion in 2015. Market research firm Northern Sky Research expects this to grow to $## billion by 2024. Much of this growth will be driven by the information products segment of the industry, which is taking advantage of higher resolution...
Year: 2016
Attempted orbital launches decreased from ## in 2015 to ## in 2016. Of these ## launches, ## successfully reached orbit. There were ## launch attempts for commercial payloads...

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