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Commercial Space Data

Licensed Launches

Licensed Launches Since 1989
417
FY 2022
1
CY 2021
44

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
2021 44

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Licensed launches by region
State Launches
AK 5
AU 2
CA 70
FL 216
HI 2
MH 5
NM 18
NZ 21
Pacific Ocean 36
TX 19
VA 22
Most Recent Licensed Launches
Date Vehicle Company Site
Oct 13, 2021 New Shepard System Blue Origin Launch Site One Western Texas
Sep 15, 2021 Falcon 9 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Kennedy Space Center
Sep 13, 2021 Falcon 9 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Vandenberg Space Force Base

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Licensed Reentries

Total Reentries Since 2010
27
FY 2022
0
CY 2021
5
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
2021 5

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Most Recent Licensed Reentries
Date Vehicle Company Site
Sep 30, 2021 Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic Ocean
Sep 18, 2021 Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic Ocean
Jul 9, 2021 Cargo 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 2022
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
2021 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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