- ARIANE Launches
- For commercial launches from ARIANE V9 (March 84) to V58 (July 93), a total of 3
launches have failed, one each of an ARIANE 2,3 and 4. Out of the eight test and
promotional launches, two ARIANE 1 rockets failed.
- DELTA Launches
- The first flight of Delta was in 1960, and since then 215 out of 227 launches have been
- According to ITAR-TASS agency, USSR and Russia have launched from 1957 to 22 February,
1995 a total of 2,656 rocket sets (almost 70 per year) carrying satellites; 142 of the
launches failed, and 47 were only partially successful (meaning wrong orbits). The number
of successfully launched payload satellites were 2,914, with an additional 62 in wrong
orbits. Launches from Plesetsk cosmodrome amounted to 55% of the total launches, and 62%
of successful satellites.