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Space Launch Report 2001 Launch Stats
World Space Launch Summary

as of December 31, 2001

2001 Launch Vehicle Standings
2001 Launch Site Standings
Launch Vehicle by Success Rate
2001 Launch Log

2001 YEAR TO DATE LAUNCH STATS as of 2001 December 31 
   

2001 Launch Vehicle Standings 

Year-to-date standings by launch vehicle, ranked by success rate, with launch total as the first tiebreaker and total payload mass as the second tiebreaker. Low Earth Orbit (LEO) missions have orbital periods of less than 2 hours. Deep Space missions include heliocentric, planetocentric, and solar system escape trajectories.  

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Vehicle            Overall           By Orbit Type   
                   Success/      Earth-Orbit Earth-Escape   
                   Attempts       LEO   >LEO  Deep Space   
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Soyuz-U(Ikar/Fregat)  7/7*        7/7*   ---  
Delta 2               7/7         2/2    3/3    2/2*
STS                   6/6         6/6    --- 
Ariane 4              6/6         ---    6/6* 
Proton K/DM           5/5         ---    5/5
Atlas IIA(S)          4/4         1/1    3/3
Titan 4B              3/3         1/1    2/2
Zenit 3SL/DMSL        2/2         ---    2/2
Molniya-M             2/2         ---    2/2
Soyuz-FG              2/2         2/2    ---
Tsyklon-3             2/2         2/2
Proton M/Briz M       1/1         ---    1/1
H-2A                  1/1         ---    1/1
CZ-2F                 1/1         1/1    --- 
Zenit 2               1/1         1/1    ---
Tsyklon 2             1/1         1/1    ---
Kosmos 3M             1/1         1/1    ---
Start 1               1/1         1/1    ---  
PSLV                  1/1         1/1    ---
Athena 1              1/1         1/1    ---
Ariane 5G             1/2         ---    1/2 
GSLV                  0/1         ---    0/1
Taurus 2110           0/1         0/1    ---  
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Total                56/59       27/28  27/29   2/2  
* Denotes YTD Leader in Category
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2001 Launch Site Standings 

Launch sites, ranked by number of year-to-date orbital launch attempts.  

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Site                          Overall   
                              Success/   
                              Attempts   
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Baikonur, Kazakhstan            16/16  
Cape Canaveral, Florida         10/10   
Kourou, French Guyana            7/8   
Kennedy Space Center, Florida    6/6
Plestesk, Russia                 6/6
Vandenberg AFB, California       4/5 
Sea Launch LP Odyssey            2/2
Sriharikota, India               1/2
Jiuquan, China                   1/1
Tanegashima, Japan               1/1
Svobodny, Russia                 1/1 
Kodiak Launch Complex, Alaska    1/1 
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Launch Vehicle by Success Rate 

Top active space launch vehicles ranked by success rate (10 or more launches).  Failures include incorrect orbits.  

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Vehicle    Successes/Tries  Rate  Consc.  Last     Dates   
                                  Success Fail   
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Atlas 2/2AS     55    55   100.0%  55     None     1991-   
STS            106   107    99.1%  82     1/28/86  1981-   
Tsyklon 2      109   111    98.2%  90     4/25/73  1967-   
Delta 2         98   100    98.0%  45     1/17/97  1989-   
Soyuz U/FG     675   692    97.5%  56     6/20/96  1973-   
Ariane 4       104   107    97.2%  65     12/11/94 1988-   
CZ-2(C/SD)      21    22    95.5%  21     11/5/74  1974-   
Kosmos 3M      393   415    94.7%   1     11/20/00 1964-   
Molniya M      267   286    93.4%  47     6/21/90  1963-   
Tsyklon 3      112   120    93.3%   2     12/27/00 1977-   
Titan 23G        9    10    90.0%   6     10/5/93  1988-   
Proton(-K/M)   250   285    87.7%  20     10/27/99 1967-   
Pegasus         25    30    83.3%  16     11/4/96  1991-   
Titan IVB        9    11    81.8%   6     4/30/99  1997-   
CZ-3            10    13    76.9%   2     8/18/96  1984-   
Ariane 5G        7    10    70.0%   0     7/12/01  1996-   
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2001 Launch Log 

Date    Vehicle       ID   Payload             Site*       Orbit**  
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01/09  CZ-2F          CZ2F2 Shenzhou 2          JQ          LEO  
01/10  Ariane 44P     A4102 Eurasiasat 1        KO ELA2     GTO  
01/24  Soyuz-U              Progress M1-5       TB LC1      LEO  
01/30  Delta 7925     D283  GPS 2R-7            CC SLC17A   MTO  
02/07  Ariane 44L     A4103 Skynet 4F/Sicral 1  KO ELA2     GTO  
02/07  Atlantis       OV104 STS-98/ISS-5A       KSC LC39A   LEO  
02/20  Start 1              Odin 1              SVO         LEO/S
02/26  Soyuz-U              Progress M-44/ISS3P TB LC1      LEO  
02/27  Titan 401B     B-41  Milstar 2-F2        CC SLC40    GEO  
03/08  Discovery      OV103 STS-102/ISS-5A.1    KSC LC39B   LEO
03/08  Ariane 5G      A509  Eurobird/Bsat-2a    KO ELA3     GTO
03/18  Zenit 3SL/DMSL Z3SL6 XM-2 "Rock"         POR         GTO
04/07  Proton M/BrizM       Ekran M-18          TB LC81(24) GEO
04/07  Delta 7925     D284  Mars Odyssey        CC SLC17A   SO
04/18  GSLV           D1    GSat 1              SRI        (GTO-)
04/19  Endeavour      OV105 STS-100/ISS-6       KSC LC39A   LEO
04/28  Soyuz-U              Soyuz TM-32         TB LC1      LEO
05/08  Zenit 3SL/DMSL Z3SL7 XM-1 "Roll"         POR         GTO
05/15  Proton-K/DM3         PAS-10              TB LC81(23) GTO+
05/18  Delta 7925     D285  GeoLITE             CC SLC17B   GTO
05/20  Soyuz-FG       FG001 Progress M1-6/ISS4P TB LC1      LEO
05/29  Soyux-U              Kosmos 2377         PL 43/4     LEO
06/08  Kosmos-3M            Kosmos 2378         PL 132      LEO
06/09  Ariane 44L     A4104 Intelsat 901/V141   KO ELA2     GTO
06/16  Proton-K/DM3         Astra-2C            TB LC81(23) GTO+
06/19  Atlas 2AS      AC156 ICO-F2              CC SLC36B   GTO
06/30  Delta 7425     D286  MAP                 CC SLC17B   DSO
07/12  Atlantis       OV104 STS-104/ISS-7A      KSC LC39B   LEO
07/12  Ariane 5G      A510  Artemis/BSat2B/V142 KO ELA3    (EEO)
07/20  Molniya-M            Molniya 1K          PL LC43/4   EEO
07/23  Atlas 2A       AC142 GOES-M(12)          CC SLC36A   GTO+
07/31  Tsyklon-3            Koronas F           PL LC32     LEO
08/06  Titan 402B     B-31  DSP-21              CC SLC40    GEO
08/08  Delta 7326     D287  Genesis             CC SLC17A   HCO
08/10  Discovery      OV103 STS-105/ISS-7A.1    KSC LC39A   LEO
08/21  Soyuz-U              Progress M-45/ISS5P TB LC1      LEO
08/24  Proton-K/DM-2M       Kosmos 2379         TB LC81(24) GEO
08/29  H-2A           H2AF1 VEP-2               TA YO       GTO
08/30  Ariane 44L     A4105 Intelsat 902/V143   KO ELA2     GTO
09/08  Atlas 2AS      AC160 Gemini (NRO)        V  SLC3E    LEO
09/14  Soyuz-U              Pirs (ISS-4R)       TB LC1      LEO
09/21  Taurus 2110    T6    Orbview4/QuikTOMS   V  SLC576E (FTO)
09/25  Ariane 44P     A4106 AtlanticBird 2/V144 KO ELA2     GTO
09/29  Athena 1       LM01  STP (PICOSat+3)     KLC         LEO
10/05  Titan 404B     B-34  Crystal+ (NRO)      V  SLC4E    LEO
10/06  Proton-K/DM-2        Raduga 1            TB LC?      GEO
10/11  Atlas 2AS      AC162 Aquila (NRO)        CC SLC36B   GTO
10/18  Delta 7320     D288  QuickBird 2         V  SLC2W    LEO
10/21  Soyuz-U              Soyuz TM-33         TB LC1      LEO
10/22  PSLV           C3    TES,BIRD,PROBA      SRI         LEO
10/25  Molniya-M            Molniya-3           PL LC43/3   EEO
11/26  Soyuz-FG       FG002 Progress M1-7/ISS6P TB LC1      LEO
11/27  Ariane 44LP    A4107 DirecTV-4S/V146     KO ELA2     GTO
12/01  Proton-K/DM2         Kosmos 2380-82      TB          MEO
12/05  Endeavour      OV105 STS-108/ISS-UF-1    KSC LC39B   LEO
12/07  Delta 7920-10  D289  JASON/TIMED         V  SLC2W    LEO
12/10  Zenit 2              Meteor 3M-N1        TB LC45     LEO
12/21  Tsyklon 2            Kosmos 2383 sigint  TB LC90     LEO
12/28  Tsyklon 3            Kosmos 2384-86      PL LC32     LEO
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