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Commercial Space Data

Licensed Launches

Licensed Launches Since 1989
409
FY 2021
52
CY 2021
36

Licensed Launches since 1989 (calendar year)
Year Licensed launches
1989 4
1990 10
1991 10
1992 7
1993 6
1994 6
1995 12
1996 12
1997 17
1998 22
1999 17
2000 10
2001 6
2002 7
2003 8
2004 14
2005 5
2006 7
2007 4
2008 11
2009 5
2010 4
2011 1
2012 7
2013 8
2014 12
2015 9
2016 11
2017 23
2018 33
2019 26
2020 39

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Licensed launches by region
State Launches
AK 4
AU 2
CA 68
FL 214
HI 2
MH 5
NM 18
NZ 21
Pacific Ocean 36
TX 17
VA 21
Most Recent Licensed Launches
Date Vehicle Company Site
Jul 29, 2021 Electron Rocket Lab Global Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Jul 20, 2021 New Shepard System Blue Origin Launch Site One Western Texas
Jul 11, 2021 SpaceShipTwo Virgin Galactic Spaceport America

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Licensed Reentries

Total Reentries Since 2010
25
FY 2021
3
CY 2021
3
Total reentries since 2010 (calendar year)
Year Total reentries
2010 1
2011 0
2012 2
2013 1
2014 3
2015 2
2016 2
2017 3
2018 3
2019 3
2020 2

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Most Recent Licensed Reentries
Date Vehicle Company Site
Jul 9, 2021 Cargo Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico
May 2, 2021 Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico
Jan 13, 2021 Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic/Gulf of Mexico

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Spaceport Operator Licenses and Active Safety Approvals

Site operator licenses by region
State Licenses
AK 1
CA 1
CO 1
FL 4
NM 1
OK 1
TX 2
VA 1

Permitted (Experimental) Operations

Permitted Launches Since 2006
46
FY 2021
0
CY 2021
0

Permitted Launches since 2006 (calendar year)
Year Total launches
2006 6
2007 9
2008 5
2009 0
2010 0
2011 2
2012 2
2013 7
2014 7
2015 2
2016 4
2017 0
2018 0
2019 2
2020 0

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Permitted launches by region
State Launches
CA 4
NM 14
OK 3
TX 25
Most Recent Permitted Launches
Date Vehicle Company Site
Aug 27, 2019 Starship Hopper Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Boca Chica
Jul 25, 2019 Starship Hopper Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Boca Chica
Oct 5, 2016 New Shepard System Blue Origin Launch Site One Western Texas

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