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Commercial Space Data

Licensed Launches

Licensed Launches Since 1989
474
FY 2022
58
CY 2022
47

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 54

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Licensed launches by region
State Launches
AK 7
AU 2
CA 78
FL 250
HI 2
MH 5
NM 18
NZ 29
Pacific Ocean 36
TX 23
VA 23
Most Recent Licensed Launches
Date Vehicle Company Site
Aug 4, 2022 New Shepard System Blue Origin Launch Site One Western Texas
Aug 4, 2022 Falcon 9 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Cape Canaveral Space Force Station
Aug 4, 2022 Electron Rocket Lab Global Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

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Licensed Reentries

Total Reentries Since 2010
31
FY 2022
4
CY 2022
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
2021 6

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Most Recent Licensed Reentries
Date Vehicle Company Site
May 6, 2022 Dragon Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Gulf of Mexico
Apr 25, 2022 Dragon Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Atlantic Ocean
Jan 24, 2022 Dragon 2 Space Exploration Technologies Corporation Gulf of Mexico

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Spaceport Operator Licenses and Active Safety Approvals

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

Permitted (Experimental) Operations

Permitted Launches Since 2006
46
FY 2022
0
CY 2022
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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