Spacex could have more launches than Russia in 2017

Spacex will try to launch another Falcon 9 rocket today. They will launch FORMOSAT-5 which is Taiwan space agency Earth-observation satellite. SpaceX will try to land the first stage rocket.

This would be the 12th successful rocket launch in 2017 for Spacex.

SpaceX 11 successful orbital missions this year so far
Russia 11 successful orbital launches
China with eight
European firms at six
United Launch Alliance has five launches


                         SPACE LAUNCH REPORT
                 2017 ORBITAL/SUBORBITAL LAUNCH LOG
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                 by Ed Kyle      as of August 19, 2017    
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                YEAR TO DATE ORBITAL SPACE LAUNCH LOG

DATE     VEHICLE           ID      PAYLOAD                 MASS(t) SITE*     ORBIT 
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01/05/17 CZ-3B/E           CZ3B38  TJSW 2                          XC 2      GTO
01/09/17 KZ-1A             KZ1A1   JL-1 + 2cubes                   JQ        LEO/S
01/14/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-30   Iridium Next 1-10        8.6    VA 4E     LEO [1]
01/14/17 SS-520-4          1       Tricom 1                 0.003  KA ST    [FTO][2]
01/21/17 Atlas 5-401       AV066   SBIRS GEO 3              4.54   CC 41     GTO
01/24/17 H-2A-204          F32     DSN 2                           TA Y1     GTO
01/28/17 Soyuz 2-1b/Fregat VS16    Hispasat 36W-1           3.22   KO ELS    GTO
02/14/17 Ariane 5 ECA      VA235   SkyBrasil 1/Telkon 3S    9.55   KO 3      GTO
02/15/17 PSLV-XL           C37     Cartosat 2D +103 nsats   1.378  SR 1      LEO/S
02/19/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-32   CRS-10                   9.77   KC 39A    LEO/ISS
02/22/17 Soyuz U           1867    Progress MS-05          ~7.30   TB 1/5    LEO/ISS
03/01/17 Atlas 5-401       AV068   NROL 79 (Intruder?)             VA 3E     LEO
03/02/17 KT-2              KT2-1   Tiankong 1                      JQ        LEO/S
03/07/17 Vega              VV09    Sentinel 2B              1.13   KO ZLV    LEO/S
03/16/17 Falcon 9 v1.2(ex) F9-31   EchoStar 23              5.6    KC 39A    GTO
03/17/17 H-2A-202          F33     IGS Radar 5                     TA Y1     LEO/S
03/19/17 Delta 4M+5,4      D377    WGS 9                    5.987  CC 37B    GTO+
03/30/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-33   SES 10                   5.282  KC 39A    GTO
04/12/17 CZ-3B/E           Y43     Chinasat 16              4.6    XC 2      GTO
04/18/17 Atlas 5-401       AV070   Cygnus OA-7              7.227  CC 41     LEO/ISS
04/20/17 Soyuz FG          1868    Soyuz MS-04             ~7.2    TB 1/5    LEO/ISS
04/20/17 CZ-7              Y2      Tianzhou 1              12.91   WC 201    LEO/TG2
05/01/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-34   NROL 76                         KC 39A    LEO?
05/04/17 Ariane 5 ECA      VA236   SGDC, Koreasat 7         9.415  KO 3      GTO
05/05/17 GSLV Mk2          F09     GSAT 9                   2.23   SR 2      GTO
05/15/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-35   Inmarsat 5 F4            6.086  KC 39A    GTO+
05/18/17 Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat VS17    SES 15                   2.302  KO ELS    GTO+
05/25/17 Electron          1       It's a Test                     MA 1     [FTO] 
05/25/17 Soyuz 2-1b/Fregat 1870    EKS 2                   ~1.4?   PL 43/4   EEO/T
06/01/17 H-2A-202          F34     Michibiki 2              4.0    TA Y1     GTO/i
06/01/17 Ariane 5 ECA      VA237   ViaSat2/Eutlsat 172B     9.969  KO 3      GTO
06/03/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-36   Dragon 6/CRS-11         ~8.198  KC 39A    LEO/ISS
06/05/17 GSLV Mk3          D1      GSAT 19E                 3.136  SR 2      GTO 
06/08/17 Proton M/Briz M   P413    EchoStar 21              6.871  TB 81/24  GTO
06/14/17 Soyuz 2-1a        1871    Progress MS-06           7.277  TB 31/6   LEO/ISS
06/15/17 CZ-2D             Y31     HXMT + usats            ~2.65   JQ 604/43 LEO
06/18/17 CZ-3B/E           CZ3B40  Xhongxing 9A             5.1    XC 2     [EEO]
06/23/17 PSLV              C38     Cartosat 2E+30nsats      0.955  SR 1      LEO/S
06/23/17 Soyuz 2-1v/Volga  003     Kosmos 2519                     PL 43/4   LEO/S
06/23/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-37   BulgariaSat 1            3.669  KC 39A    GTO+
06/25/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-38   Iridium Next 11-20       8.60   VA 4E     LEO 
06/28/17 Ariane 5 ECA      VA238   Hellasat 3/GSAT 17       9.257  KO 3      GTO
07/02/17 CZ-5              Y2      Shijian 18               7.0+   WC 101   [FTO]
07/05/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-39   Intelsat 35e             6.761  KC 39A    GTO 
07/14/17 Soyuz 2.1a/Fregat 1872    Kanopus-V-IK + usats    ~1.0    TB 31/6   LEO/S
07/28/17 Soyuz FG          1873    Soyuz MS-05             ~7.2    TB 1/5    LEO/ISS
08/02/17 Vega              VV10    Optsat 3000/Venus        0.632  KO ZLV    LEO/S
08/14/17 Falcon 9 v1.2     F9-41   CRS-12                  ~8.4    KC 39A    LEO/ISS[
08/16/17 Proton M/Briz M   P414    Blagovest 11L                   TB 81/24  GEO
08/18/17 Atlas 5-401       AV074   TDRS-M                   3.454  CC 41     GTO+
08/19/17 H-2A-204          F35     Michibiki 3              4.7    TA Y1     GTO

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