Worldwide spacecraft launches by mission type 2017

This statistic shows the worldwide spacecraft launches in 2017, broken down by mission type. Military surveillance projects accounted for about 6 percent of the total 345 operational satellites that were launched in 2017.

Worldwide spacecraft launches in 2017, by mission type*

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Release date

June 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

* Data does not include government-built, university-built, and/or research satellites.

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