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 EST from Taiyuan, People's Republic of China. The status of the mission launch was Success.

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Safir | Navid

Iranian Space Agency
Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Vega | Multipayload mission, 9 satellites

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

Proton-M Briz-M | SES-4

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Ariane 5 ES | Edoardo Amaldi ATV (ATV-003)

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Intelsat 22

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

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)

United Launch Alliance
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

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)

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | Yahsat 1B

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

PSLV XL | RISAT-1

Indian Space Research Organization
Sriharikota, Republic of India

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)

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Long March 2D | Tianhui-1B

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Long March 4B | Yaogan 14 & Tiantuo 1

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-04M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Ariane 5 ECA | JCSAT-13 & Vinasat-2

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

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

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

H-IIA | GCOM-W1

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Tanegashima, Japan

Proton-M Briz-M | Nimiq 6

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Falcon 9 v1.0 | SpaceX COTS Demo Flight 2

SpaceX
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Safir 1B | Fajr

Iranian Space Agency
Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Zenit 3SL | Intelsat 19

Sea Launch
Sea Launch

Pegasus XL | Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array (NuSTAR)

Orbital Sciences Corporation
Air launch to orbit

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)

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Ariane 5 ECA | Echostar XVII & MSG-3

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | SES-5

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-05M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

H-IIB 304 | Kounotori 3 (HTV-3)

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Tanegashima, Japan

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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)

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

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

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Ariane 5 ECA | Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

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

Sea Launch
Sea Launch

PSLV-CA | SPOT 6 & PROITERES

Antrix Corporation Limited
Sriharikota, Republic of India

Atlas V 401 | NROL-36 (Multipayload mission)

United Launch Alliance
Vandenberg AFB, CA, USA

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat | MetOp-B

Starsem SA
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

Iranian Space Agency
Semnan Space Center, Islamic Republic of Iran

Ariane 5 ECA | Astra 2F & GSAT-10

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

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)

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Falcon 9 v1.0 | SpX CRS-1

SpaceX
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

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

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-06M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Xichang Satellite Launch Center, People's Republic of China

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

Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Ariane 5 ECA | Star One C3 & Eutelsat 21B

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

Soyuz-2.1a/Fregat | Meridian 6

Russian Aerospace Defence Forces
Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russian Federation

Long March 2C | Huanjing 1C

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Taiyuan, People's Republic of China

Proton-M / Briz-M Enhanced | EchoStar XVI

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana

Zenit 3SL | Eutelsat 70B

Sea Launch
Sea Launch

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

International Launch Services
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

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

United Launch Alliance
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation
Jiuquan, People's Republic of China

Soyuz FG | Soyuz TMA-07M

Russian Federal Space Agency (ROSCOSMOS)
Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan

Ariane 5 ECA | Skynet 5D & Mexsat-3

Arianespace
Kourou, French Guiana