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Commercial Space Data

Licensed Launches

Licensed Launches Since 1989
365
FY 2021
8
CY 2020
31

Licensed Launches since 1989
Year Total operations
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 31
2021 0
Licensed launches by region
State Launches
AK 3
AU 2
CA 54
CA & NM 11
FL 191
HI 2
MH 5
NM 15
NZ 16
Pacific 36
TX 9
VA 20
Most Recent Licensed Launches
Date Vehicle Company Site
Nov 19, 2020 Electron Rocket Lab Global Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Nov 15, 2020 Falcon 9 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Kennedy Space Center
Oct 28, 2020 Electron Rocket Lab Global Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

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Licensed Reentries

Total Reentries Since 2010
22
FY 2021
0
CY 2020
2
Total reentries since 2010
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
2021 0
Most Recent Licensed Reentries
Date Vehicle Company Site
Apr 7, 2020 Dragon Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Pacific Ocean
Jan 7, 2020 Dragon Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Pacific Ocean
Aug 27, 2019 Dragon Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Pacific Ocean

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Spaceport Operator Licenses and Active Safety Approvals

Site operator licenses by region
State Licenses
AK 1
CA & NM 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 2020
0

Permitted Launches since 2006
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
2021 0
Permitted launches by region
State Launches
CA & NM 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 Western Texas

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