Russia Mid-Year Launch Report

SOURCE: ROSKOSMOS WEBSITE

Russia has made 15 successful launches during the first half of 2009, the highest number in a decade. Eleven rockets were launched from Baikonur, four from Plesetsk.

This total is an increase from 12 launches during the first half of 2008 and 7 during the first six months of 2007.

The second half of 2009 will be busier, with 24 additional launches planned for a total of 39.