The Rocket Launches 2012 is listed below. Click on a launch to get detailed information about the launch location, rocket type, mission, date and launch window, as well as view a video of the launch.

The first launch was by China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation with the launch of a Long March 4B rocket. This mission was scheduled to occur on Sun Jan 8th 2012 10:17 PM from Taiyuan, People's Republic of China. The status of the mission launch was Success.

Long March 4B | Ziyuan 3 & VesselSat-2

Long March 4B
Ziyuan 3 & VesselSat-2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Long March 3A | Fengyun 2-07

Long March 3A
Fengyun 2-07

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Delta IV M+(5,4) | WGS-4 (USA-233)

Delta IV M+(5,4)
WGS-4 (USA-233)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Soyuz-U | Progress M-14M (46P)

Soyuz-U
Progress M-14M (46P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Safir | Navid

Safir
Navid

Iranian Space Agency

Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran
Vega | Multipayload mission, 9 satellites

Vega
Multipayload mission, 9 satellites

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Proton-M Briz-M | SES-4

Proton-M Briz-M
SES-4

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 3C | Compass-G5

Long March 3C
Compass-G5

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Atlas V 551 | MUOS-1

Atlas V 551
MUOS-1

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Ariane 5 ES | Edoardo Amaldi ATV (ATV-003)

Ariane 5 ES
Edoardo Amaldi ATV (ATV-003)

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Intelsat 22

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Intelsat 22

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Proton-K/DM-2 | US-KMO (Kosmos-2479)

Proton-K/DM-2
US-KMO (Kosmos-2479)

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 3B/E | APStar-7

Long March 3B/E
APStar-7

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Delta IV M+(5,2) | NROL-25 (FIA-R) (USA-234)

Delta IV M+(5,2)
NROL-25 (FIA-R) (USA-234)

United Launch Alliance

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Unha-3 | Kwangmyongsong-3

Unha-3
Kwangmyongsong-3

Korean Committee of Space Technology

Sohae Satellite Launching Station, Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Soyuz-U | Progress M-15M (47P)

Soyuz-U
Progress M-15M (47P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Yahsat 1B

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Yahsat 1B

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
PSLV XL | RISAT-1

PSLV XL
RISAT-1

Indian Space Research Organization

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Long March 3B/E | Compass-M3 & Compass-M4

Long March 3B/E
Compass-M3 & Compass-M4

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Atlas V 531 | AEHF-2 (USA-235)

Atlas V 531
AEHF-2 (USA-235)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Long March 2D | Tianhui 1B

Long March 2D
Tianhui 1B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Long March 4B | Yaogan 14 & Tiantuo 1

Long March 4B
Yaogan 14 & Tiantuo 1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-04M

Soyuz FG
Soyuz TMA-04M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ariane 5 ECA | JCSAT-13 & Vinasat-2

Ariane 5 ECA
JCSAT-13 & Vinasat-2

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Soyuz-U | Kobalt-M No.8 (Kosmos-2480)

Soyuz-U
Kobalt-M No.8 (Kosmos-2480)

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
H-IIA | GCOM-W1

H-IIA
GCOM-W1

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Tanegashima, Japan
Proton-M Briz-M | Nimiq 6

Proton-M Briz-M
Nimiq 6

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Falcon 9 v1.0 | SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 2

Falcon 9 v1.0
SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 2

SpaceX

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Safir 1B | Fajr

Safir 1B
Fajr

Iranian Space Agency

TBD

Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran
Long March 3B/E | Chinasat-2A

Long March 3B/E
Chinasat-2A

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Long March 4C | Yaogan 15

Long March 4C
Yaogan 15

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Zenit 3SL | Intelsat 19

Zenit 3SL
Intelsat 19

Sea Launch

Sea Launch
Pegasus XL | Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

Pegasus XL
Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Air launch to orbit
Long March 2F | Shenzhou-9 & Shenzhou-9-GC

Long March 2F
Shenzhou-9 & Shenzhou-9-GC

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Atlas V 401 | NROL-38 (SDS) (USA-236)

Atlas V 401
NROL-38 (SDS) (USA-236)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Delta IV Heavy | NROL-15 (Mentor) (USA-237)

Delta IV Heavy
NROL-15 (Mentor) (USA-237)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Ariane 5 ECA | Echostar XVII & MSG-3

Ariane 5 ECA
Echostar XVII & MSG-3

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | SES-5

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
SES-5

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-05M

Soyuz FG
Soyuz TMA-05M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
H-IIB 304 | Kounotori 3 (HTV-3)

H-IIB 304
Kounotori 3 (HTV-3)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Tanegashima, Japan
Soyuz-FG/Fregat | Kanopus-V №1 & BelKA-2

Soyuz-FG/Fregat
Kanopus-V №1 & BelKA-2

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 3C | Tianlian 1-03

Long March 3C
Tianlian 1-03

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Rokot / Briz-KM | Gonets M-13, Gonets M-15, Strela-3M (Kosmos-2481) & Yubileyniy 2 (MiR)

Rokot / Briz-KM
Gonets M-13, Gonets M-15, Strela-3M (Kosmos-2481) & Yubileyniy 2 (MiR)

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Soyuz-U | Progress M-16M (48P)

Soyuz-U
Progress M-16M (48P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ariane 5 ECA | Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2

Ariane 5 ECA
Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Telkom-3 & Ekspress MD2

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Telkom-3 & Ekspress MD2

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Zenit 3SL | Intelsat 21

Zenit 3SL
Intelsat 21

Sea Launch

Sea Launch
PSLV-CA | SPOT 6 & PROITERES

PSLV-CA
SPOT 6 & PROITERES

Antrix Corporation Limited

Sriharikota, Republic of India
Atlas V 401 | NROL-36 (Multipayload mission)

Atlas V 401
NROL-36 (Multipayload mission)

United Launch Alliance

Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA
Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat | MetOp-B

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
MetOp-B

Starsem SA

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 3B/E | Compass-M5 & Compass-M6

Long March 3B/E
Compass-M5 & Compass-M6

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Safir 1B | Fajr

Safir 1B
Fajr

Iranian Space Agency

TBD

Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran
Ariane 5 ECA | Astra 2F & GSAT-10

Ariane 5 ECA
Astra 2F & GSAT-10

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Long March 2D | VRSS-1

Long March 2D
VRSS-1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Delta IV M+(4,2) | GPS IIF-3 (USA-239)

Delta IV M+(4,2)
GPS IIF-3 (USA-239)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Falcon 9 v1.0 | SpX CRS-1

Falcon 9 v1.0
SpX CRS-1

SpaceX

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT | Galileo-IOV 3 & Galileo-IOV 4

Soyuz STB/Fregat-MT
Galileo-IOV 3 & Galileo-IOV 4

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Long March 2C/SMA | Shijian 9A & Shijian 9B

Long March 2C/SMA
Shijian 9A & Shijian 9B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Intelsat 23

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Intelsat 23

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-06M

Soyuz FG
Soyuz TMA-06M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 4C | Yaogan 16A, Yaogan 16B, Yaogan 16C

Long March 4C
Yaogan 16A, Yaogan 16B, Yaogan 16C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Long March 3C | Compass-G6

Long March 3C
Compass-G6

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Soyuz-U | Progress M-17M (49P)

Soyuz-U
Progress M-17M (49P)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Luch 5B & Yamal-300K

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Luch 5B & Yamal-300K

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ariane 5 ECA | Star One C3 & Eutelsat 21B

Ariane 5 ECA
Star One C3 & Eutelsat 21B

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat | Meridian 6

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat
Meridian 6

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces

Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation
Long March 2C | Huanjing 1C

Long March 2C
Huanjing 1C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Taiyuan, People's Republic of China
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | EchoStar XVI

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
EchoStar XVI

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Long March 3B/E | Zhongxing 12 / SupremeSAT-I

Long March 3B/E
Zhongxing 12 / SupremeSAT-I

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China
Soyuz STA/Fregat | Pléiades-HR 1B

Soyuz STA/Fregat
Pléiades-HR 1B

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana
Zenit 3SL | Eutelsat 70B

Zenit 3SL
Eutelsat 70B

Sea Launch

Sea Launch
Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Yamal-402

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced
Yamal-402

International Launch Services

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Atlas V 501 | OTV-3 (X-37B) (USA-240)

Atlas V 501
OTV-3 (X-37B) (USA-240)

United Launch Alliance

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Unha-3 | Kwangmyongsong-3 Unit 2

Unha-3
Kwangmyongsong-3 Unit 2

Korean Committee of Space Technology

Sohae Satellite Launching Station, Cholsan County, North Pyongan Province, Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Long March 2D | Göktürk-2

Long March 2D
Göktürk-2

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation

Jiuquan, People's Republic of China
Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-07M

Soyuz FG
Soyuz TMA-07M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)

Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Ariane 5 ECA | Skynet 5D & Mexsat-3

Ariane 5 ECA
Skynet 5D & Mexsat-3

Arianespace

Kourou, French Guiana