Virgin Orbit captive carry
Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Credit: U.S. Air Force
ABL Space Systems RS1
Electron ELaNa-19 launch
Relativity LC-16
Launcher illustration
Virgin Orbit LauncherOne
rocket Lab factory
Vector-R launch
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Hart and Schneider WSBW
This chart from “Small Launch Vehicles – A 2018 State of the Industry Survey” shows the growth of the Small launcher market from 2015-2018. Some 34 small rockets are in active development worldwide.
Render of the Landspace Zhuque-1 three-stage solid rocket. Credit: Landspace
Orbex is developing Prime, a small launch vehicle it plans to launch from the Scotland spaceport. Credit: Orbex
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