How many satellites were launched each decade?
Including satellites of Mars Moon Venus Sun etc
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Number of satellites launched per decade:
DECADE SATELLITE_COUNT ------ --------------- 1950 33 1960 2323 1970 4504 1980 5744 1990 3936 2000 2309 2010 2341
The results are once again from the JSR 2017 report and are based on this query:
--Satellites launched per decade (excluding debris). select trunc(to_char(launch_date, 'YYYY')/10)*10 decade, count(*) satellite_count from launch join satellite on launch.launch_id = satellite.launch_id where official_name not like 'deb %' group by trunc(to_char(launch_date, 'YYYY')/10)*10 order by decade;
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