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The third highest quarter for satellite launches since 2010

The fourth quarter of 2019 saw an impressive 140 small satellites launched which is the third highest quarter since 2010, with 188 in Q4 2018 and 154 in Q2 2019. This brings up the total number of small satellites launched and deployed last year to 375 making it by far the largest year – 2018 being the second highest with a total of 306.

The 140 satellites were spread across 15 launches and nine different launch families, with the biggest being a Falcon 9 launch of 60 Starlink satellites, accounting for 43% of the satellites launched this quarter. Six PocketQube’s were launched by an Electron rocket.

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