Photos: All Orbital Launches of 2015

The year 2015 saw 87 orbital launch attempts from spaceports across the globe – 84 missions reached orbit in a year that saw 82 successful orbital launches. Here are photos of all of 2015’s space launches.

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2015 Space Launch Statistics

The year 2015 saw a total of 87 known orbital launch attempts operated by seven nations from space ports in eight countries.

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China’s new Long March 11 Rocket roars into Orbit for the first Time

China premiered another rocket Thursday night, launching the Long March 11 for the first time on a demonstration flight. Coming just days after the successful debut of the Long March 6, CZ-11 lifted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center at 1:41 UTC on Friday, aiming for a Sun-Synchronous Orbit.

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