List of Launch Systems and Vendors

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HISTORICAL LAUNCHERS

List of Discontinued and Cancelled Boosters

EXISTING LAUNCHERS (Achieved Orbit)

China

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Long March 2 Currently in service China Great Wall Industry Corporation http://www.cgwic.com/
Long March 3 Currently in service China Great Wall Industry Corporation http://www.cgwic.com/
Long March 4 Currently in service China Great Wall Industry Corporation http://www.cgwic.com/


European Union

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Ariane 5 Currently in service Arianespace http://www.arianespace.com
Ariane 4 Retired Arianespace http://www.arianespace.com


India

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Currently in service Indian Space Research Organization http://www.isro.gov.in
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) GSLV III Currently in service Indian Space Research Organization http://www.isro.gov.in


International

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Zenit14px (Sea Launch version) - see Ukraine Currently in service Sea Launch http://www.sea-launch.com/


Israel

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Shavit Currently in service Israeli Aircraft Industries http://www.iai.co.il/


Japan

Booster Operational Status Vendor
H-IIA Currently in service Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) http://www.jaxa.jp/index_e.html
H-IIB Currently in service Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) http://www.jaxa.jp/index_e.html


Russia

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Cosmos-3M Currently in service PO Polyot http://www.omsk.net.ru/arm/polyot.htm
Dnepr Currently in service ISC Kosmotras http://www.kosmotras.ru/
Molniya14px Currently in service Starsemhttp://www.starsem.com/
Volna aka Priboy/Surf Currently in service SRC Makeyev http://www.makeyev.ru/english/start.htm
Proton14px Currently in service International Launch Services http://www.ilslaunch.com/
Rokot Currently in service EUROCKOT Launch Services GmbH http://www.eurockot.com/
Soyuz Currently in service Starsemhttp://www.starsem.com/
Start-1 Currently in service oscow Institute of Thermal Technology


Ukraine

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Tsyklon Currently in service PA Yuzhmash http://www.yuzhmash.com/index_en.htm
Zenit14px Currently in service Yuzhnoe Design Bureau (see also Sea Launch


United States

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Atlas V14px Currently in service Lockheed Martin http://www.lockheedmartin.com/
Delta II14px Currently in service Boeing http://www.boeing.com/
Delta IV14px Currently in service Boeing http://www.boeing.com/
Minotaur Currently in service Boeing http://www.orbital.com/
Pegasus Currently in service Orbital Sciences http://www.orbital.com/
Taurus Currently in service Orbital Sciences http://www.orbital.com/
Falcon I Two Launches Attempted; both failures. SpaceX http://www.spacex.com/

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PROPOSED AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

Australia

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Ausroc Future Development vendor needed


Brazil

Booster Operational Status Vendor
VLS - Vehiculo Lancador de Satelite Launch attempted vendor needed


China

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Long March 5 in development China Great Wall Industry Corporation http://www.cgwic.com/


European Union

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Skylon Proposed vendor needed
Starchaser Nova 2 Future Development vendor needed Skylon
Starchaser Thunderstar Future Development vendor needed
Vega Future Development vendor needed


Iran

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Shahab-3 Suborbital missile vendor needed
Shahab-4 Future Development Orbital vendor needed


Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Taepodong-2 Launch attempted vendor needed


Korea (Republic of)

Booster Operational Status Vendor
KSLV-1 Future Development (2008?) vendor needed


Russia

Booster Operational Status Vendor
Soyuz 2 Future Development vendor needed
Angara Future Development Khrunichev State Research and Production Center http://www.khrunichev.ru/


United States

Booster Operational Status Vendor
AERA Altairis Future Development Sprague Astronautics http://www.spragueastronautics.com/
Ares-1 (Crew Transfer Vehicle) Future Development NASA http://www.nasa.gov/
Ares-5 Future Development NASA http://www.nasa.gov/
Black Armadillo Future Development Armadillo Aerospace http://www.armadilloaerospace.com/
Dream Chaser Future Development SpaceDev http://www.spacedev.com/
Falcon I Launch Attempted SpaceX http://www.spacex.com/
Falcon IX Future Development SpaceX http://www.spacex.com/
Galaxy Express GX Future Development Galaxy Express http://www.galaxy-express.co.jp/
Interorbital Systems Neptune Future Development Interorbital Systems14px http://www.interorbital.com/
Interorbital Systems Neutrino14px Future Development Interorbital Systems14px http://www.interorbital.com/
Masten XA Series Future Development Masten Space Systems14px http://www.masten-space.com/
Masten O Series Future Development Masten Space Systems14px http://www.masten-space.com/
Masten XL Series Future Development Masten Space Systems14px http://www.masten-space.com/
New Shepard14px Future Development Blue Origin http://public.blueorigin.com/
Rocketplane XP Future Development Rocketplane Kistler http://www.rocketplanekistler.com/
Rocketplane Kistler K-1 Future Development Rocketplane Kistler http://www.rocketplanekistler.com/
Scorpius Future Development Scorpius Space Launch Company http://www.scorpius.com/
Space Adventures Explorer Future Development Space Adventures http://www.spaceadventures.com/
Russian Federal Space Agency http://www.roscosmos.ru/
SpaceShipTwo Future Development Scaled Composites http://www.scaled.com/
SpaceShipThree Future Development Scaled Composites http://www.scaled.com/
SpaceX Dragon Future Development SpaceX http://www.spacex.com/
T/Space Crew Transfer Vehicle Future Development T/Space http://www.transformspace.com/
X-37B Future Development Boeing http://www.boeing.com/
XCOR Xerus Future Development XCOR Aerospace http://www.xcor.com/

References

External Links

  • Russian Spaceweb list of existing, historical and proposed Russian and Ukranian launch vehicles