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SPACE LAUNCH TOTALS BY DECADE
1957-2020
As of December 29, 2020

Orbital Space Launches Only

	
                      L = Launches  F = Failures(1)
                 1950s  1960s   1970s   1980s   1990s   2000s    2010s  2020s   Total
                  L(F)   L(F)    L(F)    L(F)    L(F)    L(F)     L(F)   L(F)   L(F)
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Angara (KSLV-1)    -      -       -       -       -      1(1)    2(1)     -     3(2)
Angara 1.2         -      -       -       -       -       -       -       -      -  x
Angara 5           -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)    1(0)   2(0)
<Angara Total      -      -       -       -       -      1(1)    3(1)    1(0)   5(2)>   

Antares            -      -       -       -       -       -     11(1)    2(0)  13(1)

Ariane 1           -      -      1(0)   10(2)     -       -       -       -    11(2)
Ariane 2           -      -       -      6(1)     -       -       -       -     6(1)
Ariane 3           -      -       -     11(1)     -       -       -       -    11(1)
Ariane 4           -      -       -      6(0)   87(3)   23(0)     -       -   116(3)
<Ariane 1-4 Total  -      -      1(0)   33(4)   87(3)   23(0)     -       -   144(7)>

Ariane 5G          -      -       -       -      4(2)   12(1)     -       -    16(3)
Ariane 5G+         -      -       -       -       -      3(0)     -       -     3(0)
Ariane 5GS         -      -       -       -       -      6(0)     -       -     6(0)
Ariane 5ECA        -      -       -       -       -     23(1)   50(1)    3(0)  76(2)
Ariane 5ES         -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    7(0)     -     8(0)
<Ariane 5 Total    -      -       -       -      4(2)   45(2)   57(1)    3(0) 109(5)>

Astra Rocket 3     -      -       -       -       -       -       -      2(2)   2(2)  

Athena 1/2         -      -       -       -      6(2)    1(0)     -       -     7(2)

Atlas NUS/SUS     1(0)  12(6)   14(1)   20(3)    8(0)     -       -       -    55(10) 
Atlas Able        1(1)   2(2)     -       -       -       -       -       -     3(3)
Atlas Mercury(UM)  -     3(1)     -       -       -       -       -       -     3(1)
Atlas Mercury(M)   -     4(0)     -       -       -       -       -       -     4(0)
Atlas Agena        -    99(19)  10(1)     -       -       -       -       -   109(20)
Atlas Centaur      -    19(5)*  31(4)   17(3)     -       -       -       -    67(12)*
Atlas H            -      -       -      5(0)     -       -       -       -     5(0)
Atlas I            -      -       -       -     11(3)     -       -       -    11(3)
Atlas II(A/AS)     -      -       -       -     44(0)   19(0)     -       -    63(0)
Atlas III(A/B)     -      -       -       -       -      6(0)     -       -     6(0)
<Atlas Total      2(1) 139(33)  55(6)   42(6)   63(3)   25(0)     -       -   326(49)>

Atlas 5 401        -      -       -       -       -      9(1)   29(0)     -    38(1)
Atlas 5 411        -      -       -       -       -      2(0)    3(0)    1(0)   6(0)
Atlas 5 421        -      -       -       -       -      3(0)    4(0)     -     7(0)
Atlas 5 431        -      -       -       -       -      2(0)    1(0)     -     3(0)
Atlas 5 501        -      -       -       -       -       -      6(0)    1(0)   7(0)
Atlas 5 521        -      -       -       -       -      2(0)     -       -     2(0)
Atlas 5 531        -      -       -       -       -       -      3(0)    1(0)   4(0)
Atlas 5 541        -      -       -       -       -       -      6(0)    1(0)   7(0)
Atlas 5 551        -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    9(0)    1(0)  11(0)
Atlas 5 N22        -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)
<Atlas 5 Total     -      -       -       -       -     19(1)   62(0)    5(0)  86(1)>

Black Arrow        -      -      2(1)     -       -       -       -       -     2(1)

Ceres-1 (PRC)      -      -       -       -       -       -       -      1(0)   1(0)

Conestoga          -      -       -       -      1(1)     -       -       -     1(1)

CZ-1 (DF-3)        -      -      2(0)     -       -       -       -       -     2(0)

CZ-2(C)/FB-1       -      -     11(5)    9(0)   10(0)   11(0)   22(1)    3(0)  66(6)
CZ-2D              -      -       -       -      3(0)    8(0)   33(1)    7(0)  51(1)
CZ-2E              -      -       -       -      7(2)     -       -       -     7(2)
CZ-2F (UM)         -      -       -       -      1(0)    3(0)    3(0)    1(0)   8(0)     
CZ-2F (M)          -      -       -       -       -      3(0)    3(0)     -     6(0)
CZ-3(A/B/C)        -      -       -      5(1)   15(3)   23(1)   78(1)    8(1) 129(7) 
CZ-4(A/B/C)        -      -       -      1(0)    3(0)   14(0)   47(3)    6(0)  71(3)
<DF-5(CZ2-4) Total -      -     11(5)   15(1)   39(5)   62(1)  186(6)   25(1) 338(19)>

CZ-5               -      -       -       -       -       -      3(1)    3(0)   6(1)
CZ-6               -      -       -       -       -       -      3(0)    1(0)   4(0)
CZ-7               -      -       -       -       -       -      2(0)    1(1)   3(1)
CZ-8               -      -       -       -       -       -       -      1(0)   1(0) 
<CZ-5-8 Total      -      -       -       -       -       -      8(1)    6(1)  14(2)>

CZ-11              -      -       -       -       -       -      8(0)    3(0)  11(0)

Delta 4M           -      -       -       -       -      3(0)    1(0)     -     4(0)
Delta 4M+4,2       -      -       -       -       -      4(0)   11(0)     -    15(0)
Delta 4M+5,2       -      -       -       -       -       -      2(0)     -     2(0)
Delta 4M+5,4       -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    7(0)     -     8(0)
Delta 4H           -      -       -       -       -      3(1)    8(0)    1(0)  12(1)
<Delta 4 Total     -      -       -       -       -     11(1)   29(0)    1(0)  41(1)>

Diamant            -     4(1)    8(2)     -       -       -       -       -    12(3)

Electron           -      -       -       -       -       -     10(1)    7(1)  17(2) 

Epsilon            -      -       -       -       -       -      4(0)     -     4(0)

Energia            -      -       -      2(1)     -       -       -       -     2(1)
Europa             -     2(2)    2(2)     -       -       -       -       -     4(4)

Falcon 1           -      -       -       -       -      5(3)     -       -     5(3)

Falcon 9 v1.0      -      -       -       -       -       -      5(1)     -     5(1)
Falcon 9 v1.1      -      -       -       -       -       -     15(1)     -    15(1)
Falcon 9 v1.2      -      -       -       -       -       -     57(0)$$ 25(0)  82(0)$$
<Falcon 9 Total    -      -       -       -       -       -     77(2)$$ 25(0) 102(2)$$>

Falcon Heavy       -      -       -       -       -       -      3(0)     -     3(0)
<Falcon Total      -      -       -       -       -      5(3)   80(2)$$   -    85(5)$$>

H-2                -      -       -       -      7(2)     -       -       -     7(2)
H-2A-202           -      -       -       -       -      5(0)   21(0)    3(0)  29(0)
H-2A-2022          -      -       -       -       -      3(0)     -       -     3(0)
H-2A-2024          -      -       -       -       -      7(1)     -       -     7(1)
H-2A-204           -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    3(0)     -     4(0)
H-2B-304           -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    7(0)    1(0)   9(0)
<H-2(A/B) Total    -      -       -       -      7(2)   17(1)   31(0)    4(0)  59(3)>

India SLV          -      -      1(1)    3(1)     -       -       -       -     4(2)
India ASLV         -      -       -      2(2)    2(1)     -       -       -     4(3)
India PSLV         -      -       -       -      5(2)    5(0)    2(0)     -    12(2)
India PSLV-CA      -      -       -       -       -      5(0)    9(0)     -    14(0)
India PSLV-XL      -      -       -       -       -      1(0)   20(1)    1(0)  22(1)
India PSLV-DL      -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)    1(0)   2(0)
India PSLV-QL      -      -       -       -       -       -      2(0)     -     2(0)
<India PSLV Total  -      -       -       -      5(2)   11(0)   34(1)    2(0)  52(3)>

India GSLV         -      -       -       -       -      5(3)    8(2)     -    13(5)
India GSLV Mk3     -      -       -       -       -       -      3(0)     -     3(0)xx

Jielong 1 (PRC)    -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)

Juno I/SPARTA     6(3)   1(0)     -       -       -       -       -       -     7(3)
Juno II           5(3)   5(3)     -       -       -       -       -       -    10(6)

KT-1 (PRC)         -      -       -       -       -      2(2)     -       -     2(2)
KT-2 (PRC)         -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)

KZ-1 (PRC)         -      -       -       -       -       -      2(0)     -     2(0)
KZ-1A (PRC)        -      -       -       -       -       -      7(0)    3(1)  10(1)

KZ-11 (PRC)        -      -       -       -       -       -       -      1(1)   1(1)

L4S/M4S (Japan)    -     4(4)    5(1)     -       -       -       -       -     9(5)
M-III   (Japan)    -      -      7(1)    8(0)    4(1)     -       -       -    19(2)
M-V     (Japan)    -      -       -       -      2(0)    5(1)     -       -     7(1)
SS-520 (Japan)     -      -       -       -       -       -      2(1)     -     2(1)

LauncherOne        -      -       -       -       -       -       -      1(1)   1(1)

Minotaur 1 (MM)    -      -       -       -       -      8(0)    3(0)     -    11(0)
Minotaur 4(+)X)    -      -       -       -       -       -      4(0)    1(0)   5(0)$
Minotaur 5         -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)

N-1(USSR)          -     2(2)    2(2)     -       -       -       -       -     4(4)

OS-M (PRC)         -      -       -       -       -       -      1(1)     -     1(1)

Pegasus            -      -       -       -      6(2)     -       -       -     6(2)
Pegasus H          -      -       -       -      3(0)    1(0)     -       -     4(0)
Pegasus XL         -      -       -       -     19(3)   11(0)    4(0)     -    34(3)
<Pegasus Total     -      -       -       -     28(5)   12(0)    4(0)     -    44(5)>

Proton             -     4(1)     -       -       -       -       -       -     4(1)
Proton-K           -     1(0)   13(2)%   9(1)    5(0)    1(0)     -       -    29(3)%
Proton-K/D         -    18(12)  21(3)     -       -       -       -       -    39(15)
Proton-K/DM        -      -     18(4)   47(2)    1(0)     -       -       -    66(6)
Proton-K/D-1       -      -      3(0)    8(0)     -       -       -       -    11(0)
Proton-K/D-2       -      -       -      2(0)    1(1)     -       -       -     3(1)
Proton-K/DM-2      -      -       -     37(4)   57(4)   14(0)    1(0)     -   109(8)
Proton-K/DM-2M     -      -       -      -      18(1)   24(1)     -       -    42(2)
Proton-K/17S40     -      -       -      -       4(0)    2(0)     -       -     6(0)
Proton-K/Briz-M    -      -       -      -       1(1)    3(0)     -       -     4(1)
Proton-M/Briz-M    -      -       -      -        -     34(3)   64(6)    1(0)  99(9)
Proton-M/DM-2      -      -       -      -        -      4(0)    2(0)     -     6(0)
Proton-M/DM-03     -      -       -      -        -       -      5(2)     -     5(2)
<Proton Total      -    23(13)  55(9)% 103(7)   87(7)   82(4)   72(8)    1(0) 423(48)%>

R-7 Sputnik       4(1)   2(0)     -       -       -       -       -       -     6(1)
R-7 Vostok (UM)   7(4)  73(11)  55(0)   24(0)    1(0)     -       -       -   160(15)
R-7 Vostok (M)     -     6(0)     -       -       -       -       -       -     6(0)
R-7 Voskhod (UM)   -   111(4)  186(9)     -       -       -       -       -   297(13)
R-7 Voskhod (M)    -     2(0)     -       -       -       -       -       -     2(0)
R-7 Molniya (L)    -    40(21)    -       -       -       -       -       -    40(21) 
R-7 Molniya-M      -    20(2)   87(4)  110(4)   51(1)   11(1)    1(0)     -   280(12)
R-7 Soyuz (UM)     -     8(0)  180(6)  395(8)  136(4)   59(1)   58(3)    2(0) 838(22)
R-7 Soyuz (M)      -     7(0)   25(1)   27(0)   21(0)   22(0)   39(1)    2(0) 143(2)
R-7 Soyuz Ikar     -      -       -       -      6(0)     -       -       -     6(0)
R-7 Soyuz Fregat   -      -       -       -       -     18(1)   59(3)   11(0)  88(4)
R-7 Soyuz Volga    -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)
<R-7 Total       11(5) 269(38) 533(20) 556(12) 215(5)  110(3)  158(7)   15(0)1867(90)>

Soyuz 2-1v         -      -       -       -       -       -      6(1)     -     6(1)

R-12 Kosmos 2(M)   -    89(14)  75(6)     -       -       -       -       -   164(20)

R-14 Kosmos 1/3(M) -    30(7)  196(10) 156(6)   55(2)   24(1)    1(0)     -   462(26)

RS-18 Rokot        -      -       -       -      1(0)   12(1)   19(1)     -    32(2)
RS-18 Strela       -      -       -       -       -      1(0)    2(0)     -     3(0)
<RS-18 Total       -      -       -       -      1(0)   13(1)   21(1)     -    35(2)>

R-29RM Shitl       -      -       -       -      1(0)    1(0)     -       -     2(0)
R-29R Volna        -      -       -       -       -      1(1)     -       -     1(1)
<R-29R(M) Total    -      -       -       -      1(0)    2(1)     -       -     3(1)>
R-36-0             -    20(1)    3(0)     -       -       -       -       -    23(1)
R-36 Tsyklon 2(A)  -    10(2)   37(1)   48(0)   15(0)    3(0)     -       -   113(3)
R-36 Tsyklon 3     -      -      6(0)   75(4)   36(2)    5(2)     -       -   122(8)
R-36M Dnepr        -      -       -       -      1(0)   12(1)    9(0)     -    22(1)
<R-36(M) Total     -    30(3)   46(1)  123(4)   52(2)   20(3)    9(0)     -   280(13)>

Safir (Iran)       -      -       -       -       -      2(1)    6(3)y    -     8(4)y
Qased ((Iran)      -      -       -       -       -       -       -      1(0)   1(0)
Simorgh (Iran)     -      -       -       -       -       -      1(1)    1(1)   2(2)

Saturn I/IB(UM)    -     8(0)+    -       -       -       -       -       -     8(0)+
Saturn I/IB(M)     -     1(0)    4(0)     -       -       -       -       -     5(0)
Saturn V (UM)      -     2(1)    1(0)     -       -       -       -       -     3(1)
Saturn V (M)       -     5(0)    5(0)     -       -       -       -       -    10(0)

Scout              -    53(13)  30(2)   11(0)    6(0)     -       -       -   100(15)

Shavit(Israel)     -      -       -      1(0)    4(2)    3(1)    3(0)    1(0)  12(3)

Start(-1)          -      -       -       -      4(1)    3(0)     -       -     7(1)

STS (M)            -      -       -     32(2)   64(0)   33(1)    6(0)     -   135(3)

SQX-1 (PRC)        -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)

Super Strypi       -      -       -       -       -       -      1(1)     -     1(1)

TaepoDong/Unha     -      -       -       -      1(1)    2(2)    3(1)     -     6(4)

Taurus(XL)         -      -       -       -      4(0)    4(2)    2(1)     -    10(3)
(Minotaur-C)

Thor Able(Star)   5(4)  21(7)     -       -       -       -       -       -    26(11)
Thor Agena        8(4) 162(21)  15(1)     -       -       -       -       -   185(26)
Thor Burner        -    14(1)   16(1)    1(1)     -       -       -       -    31(3)
Thor Delta         -    63(4)    2(0)     -       -       -       -       -    65(4)
Thor(LT) Delta     -    11(2)   17(2)     -       -       -       -       -    28(4)
Thor(ELT) Delta    -      -     57(3)   35(1)    1(0)     -       -       -    93(4)
Thor(XLT) Delta II -      -       -      5(0)   82(2)   60(0)    8(0)     -   155(2)
Thor Delta III     -      -       -       -      2(2)    1(0)     -       -     3(2)
Thor N1/N2 (Jap)   -      -      5(1)   10(0)     -       -       -       -    15(1)
Thor H1 (Jap)      -      -       -      5(0)    4(0)     -       -       -     9(0)
<Thor/Delta/N1   13(8) 271(35) 112(8)   56(2)   89(4)   61(0)    8(0)     -   610(57)>

Titan II GLV(UM)   -     1(0)#     -      -       -       -       -       -     1(0)#
Titan II GLV(M)    -    10(0)      -      -       -       -       -       -    10(0)
Titan II 23G       -      -        -     2(0)    3(0)    1(0)     -       -     6(0)
Titan II 23G/Star  -      -        -      -      4(1)    3(0)     -       -     7(1)
Titan IIIA         -     4(1)      -      -       -       -       -       -     4(1)
Titan IIIB         -    24(1)   34(3)   10(1)     -       -       -       -    68(5)
Titan IIIC         -    13(3)   20(3)    3(0)     -       -       -       -    36(6)
Titan IIID         -      -     17(0)    5(0)     -       -       -       -    22(0)
Titan IIIE         -      -      7(1)     -       -       -       -       -     7(1)
Titan 34D/3Com     -      -       -     15(3)    4(1)     -       -       -    19(4)
Titan IVA          -      -       -      1(0)   21(2)     -       -       -    22(2)
Titan IVB          -      -       -       -      6(2)   11(0)     -       -    17(2)
<Titan Total       -    52(5)   78(7)   36(4)   38(6)   15(0)     -       -   219(22)>

Vanguard         11(8)    -       -       -       -       -       -       -    11(8)

Vega               -      -       -       -       -       -     14(1)    2(1)  16(2)**

VLS (Brazil)       -      -       -       -      2(2)     -       -       -     2(2)

Zenit 2            -      -       -     13(3)   19(5)    4(0)     -       -    36(8)
Zenit 3SL/DMSL     -      -       -       -      2(0)   28(3)    6(1)     -    36(4)
Zenit 2M           -      -       -       -       -      1(0)     -       -     1(0)
Zenit 3SLB/DMSLB   -      -       -       -       -      4(1)    2(0)     -     6(1)
Zenit 2SB          -      -       -       -       -       -      1(0)     -     1(0)
Zenit 2F/Fregat    -      -       -       -       -       -      4(0)     -     4(0)
<Zenit 2/3         -      -       -     13(3)   21(5)   37(4)   13(1)     -    84(13)>

ZQ-1 (PRC)         -      -       -       -       -       -      1(1)     -     1(1)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

   TOTALS BY DECADE
L = Launches  F = Failures

             L(F)    Success
                      Rate
----------------------------
1950s       48(28)    0.42
1960s      990(174)   0.82
1970s     1231(84)    0.93
1980s     1192(55)    0.95
1990s      892(64)    0.93
2000s      663(40)    0.94
2010s      886(45)    0.95
2020s      114(10)    0.91 
----------------------------
TOTAL     6016(500)   0.92 


* Does not include 1(1) suborbital Atlas Centaur test during 1962
% Does not include 1(0) suborbital Proton test during 1970s
# Does not include 1(0) suborbital UM Titan II GLV test during 1960s
+ Does not include 6(0) suborbital Saturn I/IB tests during 1960s
& Does not include 1(0) suborbital Soyuz-2 test during 2004
                   2(0) Soyuz no-launch pad failures (escape towers fired)
                   1(0) Vostok 2M fueling accident at PL, 48 killed
$ Does not include 2(0) suborbital 3-stg Minotaur 4 "Lite", 2010-11
x Does not include 1(0) suborbital 2-stg Angara 1.2PP test, 2014
xx Does not include 1(0) suborbital 2-stg LVM3 test, 2014
** Does not include 1(0) suborbital 4-stg IXV test, 2015
$$ Does not include 1(1) F9 prelaunch static test explosion, 2016 
                 or 1(0) F9 suborbital in-flight abort test, 2020 
y  Does not include 1(1) 08/26/19 prelaunch propellant loading pad explosion.
 
(1) Launch vehicle failure counted when launch vehicle fails to
    inject payload into (or near) intended orbit.