The Launch Vehicles & Manned Platforms service covers reusable and orbital launch vehicles, and human spaceflight vehicles. The service provides an in-depth analysis of current workhorses like the Ariane 5, Falcon 9, and PSLV, as well as developmental systems like the Ariane 6,
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Looking forward, the transport of Earth-orbiting satellites will continue to be the main source of revenue for the launch market.
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2019-2033 unit production is forecast to be 1,856, valued at $126.73 billion.
Major launch vehicle players in terms of value are ULA (at 18.2%), China Aerospace & Science, TsSKB Progress, ArianeGroup, and MHI.
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Tab A Lead Sheet Launch Vehicles
Black Brant Sounding Rockets
Centaur Upper Stage
CZ-2 (Long March 2)
CZ-3 (Long March 3)
CZ-4 (Long March 4)
CZ-5 (Long March 5)
CZ-6 (Long March 6)
CZ-7 (Long March 7)
Falcon Launch Vehicles
Rocket Lab Electron
Space Launch System (SLS)
Vector Launch Vehicles
Tab B Lead Sheet Manned Platforms
Blue Origin New Shepard
H-II Transfer Vehicle
Virgin SpaceShip (VSS)
Analysis 1 The Market for Orbital Launch Vehicles
Appendix I U.S. Agency Location Index
Appendix II International Agency and Association Location Index
Appendix III Recommended Websites
Appendix IV Space Systems - Launch Vehicles & Manned Platforms Archives