2017 Space Launch Vehicle Year in Review
Forecast International's 12-page 2017 Launch Vehicle Year in Review provides a broad overview of the 90 launches that occurred in 2017. In 2017, there were 27 different launch vehicles built by 18 different manufacturers or organizations that lifted off. These launch vehicles were built in nine countries and lifted off from 16 launch centers around the world.
While 2017 was a banner year for the launch industry, spaceflight continued to be a challenging enterprise. Of the 90 launches conducted in 2017, six were failures or only partial successes. The report highlights both the failures and successes of 2017.