Number of satellites and space probes as of 2008, by country/organization

Number of satellites and space probes in orbit around the globe as of December 2008, by country or organization

Number of satellites and space probes as of 2008, by country/organization This statistic shows the number of satellites and space probes in orbit around the globe, belonging to different countries or organizations as of December 2008. The United States had a total of 1,003 satellites and 61 space probes in orbit as of December 2008.
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Number of satellites and space probes in orbit around the globe as of December 2008, by country or organization

Number of satellitesNumber of space probes
Russia1,37935
United States1,00361
Japan10510
People's Republic of China781
Intl. Telecom Sat. Org.650
Globalstar600
France490
Other*470
European Space Agency386
India361
Orbcomm351
Germany332
Canada290
European Telecom Sat. Org.280
United Kingdom260
Luxembourg160
Italy150
Brazil120
Saudi Arabia120
Int. Maritime Sat. Org.120
Sweden110
Australia110
Indonesia100
South Korea100
Argentina100
Israel90
Spain90
Arab Sat. Comm. Org.90
Taiwan80
NATO80
Mexico70
Thailand70
Netherlands60
Turkey60
Czech Republic50
CHBZ30
International Space Station13
Number of satellitesNumber of space probes
Russia1,37935
United States1,00361
Japan10510
People's Republic of China781
Intl. Telecom Sat. Org.650
Globalstar600
France490
Other*470
European Space Agency386
India361
Orbcomm351
Germany332
Canada290
European Telecom Sat. Org.280
United Kingdom260
Luxembourg160
Italy150
Brazil120
Saudi Arabia120
Int. Maritime Sat. Org.120
Sweden110
Australia110
Indonesia100
South Korea100
Argentina100
Israel90
Spain90
Arab Sat. Comm. Org.90
Taiwan80
NATO80
Mexico70
Thailand70
Netherlands60
Turkey60
Czech Republic50
CHBZ30
International Space Station13
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This statistic shows the number of satellites and space probes in orbit around the globe, belonging to different countries or organizations as of December 2008. The United States had a total of 1,003 satellites and 61 space probes in orbit as of December 2008.
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