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# Spacecraft Country Launch date .. Sponsor Remarks
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1 9 6 7 (1 satellite in 172 missions = ½ %)
1) Wresat 1 1st Australian 29 Nov 67 ... Earth-space studies
1 9 6 8 (0 satellite in 166 missions = 0  %)
None ...
1 9 6 9 (0 satellite in 155 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 0 (0 satellite in 142 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 1 (0 satellite in 175 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 2 (0 satellite in 143 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 3 (0 satellite in 146 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 4 (0 satellite in 136 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 5 (0 satellite in 168 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 7 6 (1 satellite in 164 missions = ½ %)
2) Palapa 1 1st Indonesian 8 Jul 76 ... Communications Perumtel
1 9 7 7 (1 satellite in 147 missions = ½ %)
3) Palapa 2 2nd Indonesian 10 Mar 77 ... Communications Perumtel
1 9 7 8 (0 satellites in 174 missions = 0 %)
None ... Earth sciences
1 9 7 9 (0 satellite in 134 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 8 0 (0 satellite in 144 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 8 1 (0 satellites in 160 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 8 2 (0 satellites in 160 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 8 3 (1 satellites in 162 missions = ½ %)
4) Palapa 3 (B1) 3rd Indonesian 18 Jun 83 ... Communications Perumtel
1 9 8 4 (1 satellite in 169 missions = ½ %)
5) Palapa B-2 4th Indonesian 3 Feb 84 ... Communications Perumtel
1 9 8 5 (7 satellites in 173 missions = 4 %)
6) Arabsat 1A 1st Arabian 8 Feb 85 ... Communications
7) Brasilsat 1st Brazilian 8 Feb 85 Communications
8) Morelos 1 1st Mexican 17 Jun 85 Communications
9) Arabsat 1B 2nd Arabian 17 Jun 85 Communications
10) AUSSAT 1 2nd Australian 27 Aug 85 Communications
11) Morelos 2 2nd Mexican 27 Nov 85 Communications
12) Aussat 2 3rd Australian 27 Nov 85 Communications
1 9 8 6 (1 satellites in 151 missions = ½ %)
13) Brasilsat 2 / SBTS 2 2nd Brazilian 28 Mar 86 ... Communications
1 9 8 7 (2 satellites in 141 missions =1½ %)
14) Palapa 5 (B2P) /  Agila 1 5th Indonesian 20 Mar 87 ... Communications
15) AUSSAT K-3 4th Australian 16 Sep 87 Communications
1 9 8 8 (0 satellites in 155 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 8 9 (0 satellites in 139 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 9 0 (3 satellites in 173 missions = 2 %)
16) Palapa 6 (B2R) / Newsat-1 6th Indonesian 13 Apr 90 ... Communications
17) [BARD / Badr-A / ("Chinasat 29")] 1st Pakistanese 16 Jul 90 Technology
18) Aussat B model 5th Australian 16 Jul 90 Communications
1 9 9 1 (0 satellites in 143 missions = 0 %)
None ...
1 9 9 2 (4 satellites in 135 missions = 3 %)
19) Arabsat 1C 3rd Arabian 26 Feb 92 ... Communications
20) Palapa B4 7th Indonesian 14 May 92 Communications
21) Aussat B1 / Optus B1 6th Australian 14 Aug 92 Communications
22) Aussat B2 / Optus B2 7th Australian 21 Dec 92 Communications
1 9 9 3 (3 satellites in 118 missions = 2 %)
23) SCD-1 3rd Brazilian 9 Feb 93 ... Environmental data relay
24) Solidaridad 1 (Satmex 3) 3rd Mexican 20 Nov 93 Technology
25) Thaicom 1 1st Thai 18 Dec 9 Communications Shinawatra Satellite Public
1 9 9 4 (6 satellites in 130 missions = 4 %)
26) Turksat 1A 1st Turkish 24 Jan 94 ... Communications
27) Brasilsat B1 4th Brazilian 10 Aug 94 Communications
28) Turksat 1B 2nd Turkish 10 Aug 94 Communications
29) Optus B3 / Aussat B3 8th Australian 27 Aug 94 Communications
30) Solidaridad 2 (Satmex 4) 4th Mexican 8 Oct 94 Communications
31) Thaicom 2 2nd Thai 8 Oct 94 Communications Shinawatra Satellite Publi
1 9 9 5 (3 satellites in 113 missions = 3 %)
32) Brasilsat B2 5th Brasilian 28 Mar 95 ... Communications
33) Koreasat 1 / Mugunghwa 1 1st South Korean 5 Aug 95 Communications
34) Fasat-Alfa 1st Chilean 31 Aug 95 Communications Chilean Air Force
1 9 9 6 (10 satellites in 112 missions = 8 %)
35) Measat 1 1st Malaysian 12 Jan 96 ... Communications
36) Koreasat 2 / Mugunghwa 2nd South Korean 14 Jan 96 Communications
37) HGS-3 (Palapa C1 / Anatolia 1) 8th Indonesian 1 Feb 96 Communications
38) Palapa C2 9th Indonesian 16 May 96 Communications
39) Arabsat 2A 4th Arabian 9 Jul 96 Communications
40) Turksat 1C 3rd Turkis 9 Jul 96 Communications
41) Microsat / MU-SAT 1st Argentinan 29 Aug 96 Earth sciences
42) SAC-B 2nd Argentina (CONAE) 4 Nov 96 Astronomy
43) Arabsat 2B 5th Arabian 13 Nov 96 Communications
44) Measat 2 2nd Malaysian 13 Nov 96 Communications
1 9 9 7 (4 satellites in 158 missions = 2 %)
45) Nahuel 1A 3rd Argentinian 30 Jan 97 ... Communications
46) Thaicom 3 3rd Thai 16 Apr 97 Communications
47) SCD-2A 5th Brazilian (INPE) 2 Nov 97 Communications
48) Cakrawarta 1 / Indostar 1 10th Indonesian
(PT MediaCitra Indosta
11 Nov 97 Communications
1 9 9 8 (8 satellites in 174 missions = 4 %)
49) Brasilsat B3 6th Brazilian 4 Feb 98 ... Communications
50) Nilesat 101 1st Egyptain 28 Apr 98 Communications
51) WESTPACT (WPLTN-1) 9th Australian 10 Jul 98 Geodesy
52) Fasat-Bravo 2nd Chilean 10 jul 98 Technology
53) Kwangmyongsong 1 1st North Koreane 31 Aug 98 Technology
54) SCD-2 7th Brazilian (INPE) 23 Oct 98 Communications
55) SAC A 4th Argentinian 4 Dec 98 Technology
56) Satmex 5 5th Mexican 6 Dec 98 Communications
1 9 9 9 (8 satellites in 133 missions = 6 %)
57) ROCSAT 1 1st Taiwanese (NSPO) 27 Jan 99 ... Technology
58) Arabsat 3A 6th Arabian 26 Feb 99 Communications
59) KITSAT 3rd South Korea (KAIST) 26 May 99 Earth imaging
60) Telkom 1 11th Indomesia 
(PT Telkomunikasi)
12 Aug 99 Communications
61) Mugunghwa 3 / Koreasat 3 4th South Korea 4 Sep 99 Communications
62) SACI 1 8th Brazilian (INPE) 14 Oct 99 Science & technology
63) SACI 2 9th Brazilian (INPE) 11 Dec 99 Science & technology
64) Arirang-1 / KOMPSAT 5th South Korea (KARI) 21 Dec 99 Technology
2 0 0 0 (5 satellites in 131 missions = 4 %)
65) Brasilsat B-4 12th Brasilian 17 Aug 00 ... Communications
66) Nilesat 102 2nd Egyptian 17 Aug 00 Communications
67) Tiungsat-1 (MO-46) 3rd Malaysia 26 Sep 00 Earth imagine
68) Thuraya 1 7th Arabian
Abu Dhabi' (Etisalat)
21 Oct 00 Communications
69) SAC-C 5th Argentinan (CONAE) 21 Nov 00 Earth remote sensing
2 0 0 1 (2 satellites in 93 missions = 2 %)
70) Turksat 2A / Eurasiasat 1 4th Turk (Telecom & Alcatel Space C) 10 Jan 01 ... Commnicatons
71) Badr 2 2nd Pakistanese 10 Dec 01 Technology
72) Maroc-Tubsat 1st Marokian 10 Dec 01 Technology
2 0 0 2 (4 satellites in 101 missions = 3 %)
76) AlSAT-1 / DMC 1st Algerian (CNTS) 28 Nov 02 ... Earth imaging
74) FedSat 10th Australian 14 Dec 02 Technology
75) Latinsat B 6th Argentina (Aprize) 20 Dec 02 Communications
76) Latinsat A 7th Argentina (Aprize) 20 Dec 02 Communications
2 0 0 3 (7 satellites in 97 missions = 6 %)
77) Thuraya 2 8th Arabian
United Arab Emirate
10 Jun 03 Communications
78) Optus and Defence C1 11th Australian 11 Jun 03 Communications
79) SATEC 10th Brazilian 22 Aug 03 Technology
80) UNOSAT 11th Brazilian 22 Aug 03 Technology?
81) STSat-1 (KAISTSAT-4) 6th South Korea 27 Sep 03 Astronomy
82) NigeriaSat-1 1st Nigerian (NSRDA) 27 Sep 03 Earth imaging
83) BILSAT-1 5th Turk 27 Sep 03 Earth imaging
2 0 0 4 (7 satellites in 77 missions = 9 %)
84) ROCSAT-2 2nd Taiwanese (NSPO) 20 May 04 ... Earth remote sensing
85) SaudiSat-2 9th Arabian
Saudi Arabia (KACST
29 Jun 04 Communications
86) Sich-1M 1st Ukrainian 24 Dec 04 Earth remote sensing
2 0 0 5 (3 satellites in 78 missions = 4 %)
87) Thaicom 4 / IPSTAR 1 4th Thai (Shin Satellite) 11 Aug 05 ... Communications
88) Sihah 1 1st Iranian 27 Oct 05 Earth imaging
89) Telkom 2 11th Indonesian 16 Nov 05 Communications
2 0 0 6 (16 satellites in 116 missions = 14 %)
90) Arabsat 4A / BADR-ONE 8th Arabian 28 Feb 06 C Communications
91) Formosat-3 FM1 3rd Taiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
92) Formosat-3 FM2 4th Taiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
93) Formosat-3 FM3 5th Taiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
94) Formosat-3 FM4 6th Taiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
95) Formosat-3 FM5 7th Taiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
96) Formosat-3 FM6 8thTaiwan (NSPO) 15 Apr 06 C Earth/Space Science
97) Satmex 6 6th Mexican 27 May 06 C Communications
98) Thaicom 5 5th Thailand's Shin Sat 27 May 06 C Communications
99) KazSat 1 1st Kazakh 17 Jun 06 C Communications
100) BelKA 1st Belarus 26 Jul 06 C Earth Remote Sensing
101) KOMPSAT-2 / Arirang-2 7th South Korea 25 Jul 06 C Earth Imaging
102) Koreasat 5 / Mugunghwa 5 8th South Korea (Telecom) 22 Aug 06 C Communications
103) Optus D1 12th Australia (Optus) 13 Oct 06 C Communications
104) Badr 4 (Arabsat 4B) 9th Arabain 8 Nov 06 C Communications
105) Measat 3 4th Malaysia (Binariang 
Satellite Systems)
11 Dec 06 C Communications
2 0 0 7 (12 satellites in 123 missions = 9%)
106) LAPAN-TUBSat 12th Indonesian 
(LAPAN & YUB)
10 Jan 07 C Earth Imaging
107) EgyptSat 1 / Misr 1 (MirsSat 1) 3rd Egyptiaan (NARSSS) 17 Apr 07 C Earth Remote Sensing
108) Saudisat 3 10th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Earth Remote Sensing
109) SaudiComsat-3 11th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Communications
111) SaudiComsat-4 12th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Communications
111) SaudiComsat-5 13th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Communications
112) SaudiComsat-6 14th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Communications
113) SaudiComsat-7 15th Arabian (KACST) 17 Apr 07 C Communications
114) Nigcomsat 1 2nd Nigerian 13 May 07 C Communications
115) Optus D2 12th Australian 5 Oct 07 C Communications SingTel Optus
116) Star One C1 12th Brazilian  14 Nov 07 C Communications
117) RASCOM-QAF1 1st Pan-African 20 Dec 07 C Communications
2 0 0 8 (8 satellites in 111 missions = 6%)
118) Thuraya 3 16th Arabian 14 Jan 08 C Communications
119) Star One C2 13th Brazilian 18 Apr 08 C Communications
120) VINASAT-1 1st Vietnamese 18 Apr 08 C Communications
121) Turksat 3A 6th Turk 12 Jun 08 C Communications
122) ProtoStar 1 13th Indonesian 7 Jul 08 C Communications
(Direct Broadcasting)
123) Badr 6 17th Arabian 7 Jul 08 C Communications
(Direct Broadcasting)
-- Iranian Test 1st Iranian 14 Aug 08 C Technology
124) THEOS 6th Thail 1 Oct 08 C Earth Remote Sensing
125) Venezuela 1 / Venesat 1 /
Simon Bolivar Satellite
1st Venezuela 29 Oct 08 C Communications
2 0 0 9 (9 satellites in 129 missions = 7 %)
126) Omid 2nd Iranian 2 Feb 09 C Technology
-- Kwangmyongsong 2 North Korea 5 Apr 09 - Missile Test
127) Protostar-2 / Indostar I 14 Indonesian 16 May 09 C Communications
128) Measat 3a 5th Malaysian 21 Jun 09 C Communications
129) Razaksat 6th Malaysian 14 Jul 09 C Earth Remote Sensing
130) Dubaisat-1 Arab 29 Jul 09 C Earth Imaging
131) Optus D3 Australian 21 Aug 09 C Communications
132) STSAT-2 South Kirean 25 Aug 09 C Technology
133) Palapa D Indonesian 31 Aug 09 C Communications
134) Sumbandila / SumbandilaSat South Africa 17 Sep 09 C Earth Remote Sensing
2 0 1 0 (9 satellites in 129 missions = 7 %)
-- Kavoshgar-3 (Explore 3) (Iran) 3 Feb10 - (Technology)
135) Arabsat 5B / Badr 5 Arab 3 Jun 10 C Communications
136) STSAT-2B S. Korea 10 Jun 10 C Technology
137) BPA-1 Ukraine 15 Jun 10 C Technology
138) Arabsat 5A Arab 26 Jun 10 C Communications
139) COMS 1 / Chollian S. Korea 26 Jun 10 C Communications
140) Alsat 2A Algeria 12 Jul 10 C Earth Remote Sensing
141) Nilesat 201 Egyptian 4 Aug 10 C Communications
142) RascomQAF-1R Africa 4 Aug 10 C Communications
143) Koreasat 6 S. Korea 29 Dec 10 C Communications
2 0 1 1 (13 satellites in  missions = %)
144) Yahsat Y1A United Arab Emirates 22 Apr 11 Communications
145) SAC-D / Aquarius Argentina 10 Jun 11 Earth/Space Sciences
146) Rasad 1 Iran 15 Jun 11 M Technology (Earth Imaging)
147) Kazsat 2 Kazakhstan 15 Jul 11 c Communications
148) Paksat 1R Pakistan 10 Aug 11 c Communications
149) NigeriaSat 2 Nigeria 17 Aug 11 c Earth Observation
150) NigeriaSat-X / NX Nigeria 17 Aug 11 c Technology
151) Rasat Turkey 17 Aug 11 c Earth Remote Sensing
152) Sich 2 Ukraine 17 Aug 11 c Technology
153) BPA 2 Ukraine 17 Aug 11 c Technology
154) Arabsat 5C Arab 21 Sep 11 c Communications
155) SSOT / Fasat-Charlie Chilean 17 Dec 11 m Surveillance
156) Nigcomsat 1R Nigeria 19 Dec 11 c Communications
2 0 1 2 (12 satellites in  missions = %)
157) Navid Iran 3 Feb 12 C Earth Remote Sensing
158) Kwangmyongsong-3 North Korea 12 Apr 12 M Science & Technology
159) Yahsat-1B United Arab Emirates  23 Apr 12 C Communications
160) Vinasat 2 Vietnam 15 May 12 C Communications
161) Kompsat 3 / Arirang-3 South Korea 17 May 12 C Earth Remote Sensing
-- Fajr Iran ~23 May 12 M Science & Technology
162) BelKA-2 / BKA 2 Belorussia 21 Jul 12 C Earth Remote Sensing
163) Telkom-3 Indonesia 6 Aug 12 C Communications
-- Irainan satellite? Iran ~23 Sep 12 M Science & Technology
164) VRSS 1 / Miranda Venezuela 29 Sep 12 C Earth Remote Sensing
165) Star One C3 Brazil 10 Nov 12 C Communications
166) KMS 3-2 / Kwangmyongsong-3 F North Koreal 12 Dec12 M Science & Technology
167) Gokturk 2 Turkey 18 Dec 12 M Communications
168) Mexsat 3 / Mexsat-Bicentenario Mexico 19 Dec 12 C Communications
2 0 1 3 (12 satellites in  missions = %)
169) STSAT-2C South Korea 30 Jan 13 C Technology (Geodesy)
170) Azerspace 1 / Africasat-1a Azerbaijan 7 Feb 13 C Communications
171) Satmex 8 Mexico 26 Mar 13 C Communications
172) VNREDSAT-1 Vietnam 7 May 13 C Earth Remote Sensing
173) Arirang-5 / Kompsat 5 South Korea 22 Aug 13 C Earth Remote Sensing
174) Dubaisat-2 United Arab Emirates 21 Nov 13 C Earth Remote Sensing
175) STSat-3 South Korea 21 Nov 13 C Astronomy (& Earth Remote Sensing
176) Cubebug-2 / Manolito Argentina 21 Nov 13 C Technology
177) NEE-2 / Krysaor Ecuador 21 Nov 13 C Technology
178) BPA-3 Ukraine 21 Nov 13 C Technology
179) Pocket-PUCP Peru  21 Nov 13 C Technology
180) TKSAT 1 / Tupac Katari 1 Bolivia 20 Dec 13 C Communications
2 0 1 4 ( satellites in  missions = %)
181) Thaicom 6 /AfriCom 1 Thaicom 6 Jan 14 C Communications
182) Turksat 4A Turksat AS (Turkey) 14 Feb 14 C Communications
183) Litsat 1 Lithuanian Space Federation 28 Feb 14 C Technology
184) Egyptsat 2 Egypt 16 Apr 14 M Surveillance
185) KazSat 3 Kazakhstan 28 Apr 14 C Communications
186) KazEOSat-1 Kazahstan 30 Apr 14 C Earth Remote Sensing
187) KazEOSat 2 Kazakhstan 19 Jun 14 C Earth Remote Sensing
188) Saudisat 4 Saudi Arabia/NASA 19 Jun 14 C Technology
189) ANTELSAT ANTEL, Uruguay 19 Jun 14 C Student (Technology)
190) NanoSatC-Br 1 INPE and UFSM, Brazil 19 Jun 14 C Earth/Space Science
191) VELOX-I-NSat Singapore 30 Jun 14 C Student/Technology
192) VELOX-I-PSat Singapore 30 Jun 14 C Student/Technology
193) MEASAT 3b / Jabiru 2 Malaysia 11 Sep 14 C Communications
194) Optus 10 Australia 11 Sep 14 C Communications
195) ARSAT-1 Argentina 16 Oct 14 C Communications
2 0 1 5 ( satellites in  missions = %)
196) Farj Iran 2 Feb 15 M Technology?
197) AEST 14 Brazil 5 Feb 15 C
198) KOMPSat 3A South Korea 25 Mar 15 C Earth/space Sciences
 
2 0 1 6 ( satellites in  missions = %)
 
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