GSLV-D6 rocket
SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.
Credit: SpaceX
Just after T+2 minutes, the NASA announcer says "Everything coming back shows the vehicle on course, on track.” The Falcon 9 then appears to explode. Credit: NASA TV
ULA CEO Tory Bruno and Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos announcing engine partnership at National Press Club in September 2014. Credit: SpaceNews/Brian Berger
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Ariane 5 lifts off Aug. 20 carrying the Eutelsat 8 West B and Intelsat 34 telecommunications satellites. Credit: Arianespace via YouTube
ISS cargo
H-2B launch
Barry Matsumori, former SpaceX senior vice president of sales and business development for SpaceX. Credit: ISPCS video
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Inmarsat's third Global Xpress satellite — Inmarsat-5 F3 — arrived May 1 at arrived at the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan in anticipation of its now-delayed launch aboard an ILS Proton rocket. Credit: Inmarsat
Canadarm 2 and HTV
Rocket Lab Chief Executive Peter Beck
Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) chairs a hearing of the House Science Committee. Credit: NASA
Frank Kendall, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics.   Credit: DoD, Glenn Fawcett
Elizabeth Buchen, director of the engineering economics group of SpaceWorks Engineering, said the decline in satellites is primarily due to failures of Orbital ATK’s Antares and SpaceX’s Falcon 9 launch vehicles in October 2014 and June 2015, respectively. Credit: NASA TV/SpaceNews

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