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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Final (?) Zenit 3 Rocket Thunders off from Baikonur with Elektro-L Weather Satellite

A Zenit 3 rocket blasted off on Friday, lighting up the evening skies over the Baikonur Cosmodrome for its 83rd and possibly last flight, embarking on a long mission to deliver the Elektro-L No. 2 satellite to Geostationary Drift Orbit.

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