Launch vehicles


Launch vehicles

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Launch vehicles
country name weight (kg) height (m) stages payload (kg) dates in service
China CZ-1 79,400–
81,310 28.2–29.4 3 250–740 1969–2002
CZ-2 190,000–
464,000 32–40.4 2 or 3 1,400–9,200 1974–
CZ-3 204,000–
425,800 43.3–54.8 3 1,400–11,200 1984–
CZ-4 249,000 41.9–45.8 3 1,100–4,680 1988–
European Space Agency Ariane 1 207,200 50 4 1,850 1979–86
Ariane 4 240,000–
470,000 58.4 3 or 4 2,175–9,100 1988–2003
Ariane 5 777,000 59 2 10,500–16,000 2002–
Vega 137,000 30 3 1,500 not launched
Japan Lambda-4S 9,400 16.5 5 26 1966–74
M-5 137,500 30.8 3 or 4 1,300–1,800 1997–
N-I 131,330 34 4 360–1,200 1975–82
N-II 132,690 35 3 or 4 730–2,000 1981–87
H-I 142,260 42 3 or 4 1,100–3,200 1986–92
H-II 260,000 49 3 3,930–10,060 1994–99
H-IIA 285,000–
289,000 49 3 5,000–11,730 2001–
India SLV-3 17,610 24 4 42 1979–83
PSLV 294,000 44.4 5 800–3,700 1993–
GSLV 402,000 49 3 2,500–5,000 2001–
Israel Shavit 23,260–30,000 18 3 160–225 1988–
United States Jupiter C 29,060 21.2 3 or 4 11 1958
Redstone (Mercury) 28,400 20 1 1,290 1961
Atlas (Atlas rocket) (Mercury) 116,100 25 2 1,355 1960–63
Titan (Titan rocket) II 150,530 32.8 2 3,600 1962–2003
Titan IV 868,000–
943,050 44–63 4 5,760–21,680 1989–2005
Delta II (Delta) 231,870 38.3 2 900–5,000 1989–
Delta IV 249,500–
733,400 63–70.7 2 4,300–23,000 2002–
Atlas V 337,000–
541,200 58.3 2 1,500–20,050 2002–
Pegasus 23,130 16.9 3 450 1990–
Taurus 73,000 27.9 4 430–1,360 1989–
Falcon 27,200 21.3 2 430–670 2006–
Saturn V 3,038,500 102 3 47,000–118,000 1967–73
Saturn I 509,660 55 3 2,200–9,000 1961–65
Saturn IB 589,790 51 3 18,600 1966–75
space shuttle 2,030,000 56 3 12,500–24,400 1981–
U.S.S.R./Russia R-7 267,000–
269,000 30 2 84–1,327 1957–61
Vostok 275,000–
282,300 31 3 3,800–4,700 1960–91
Voshkod 298,400 31 2 5,900 1963–76
Soyuz 298,000–
310,000 43–51 2 5,500–7,800 1966–
Molniya 303,500–
305,640 40 4 900–1,800 1960–
Kosmos 48,110–
109,000 26–32 2 300–1,500 1966–
Proton 595,490–
712,800 46–59 2 to 4 1,880–21,000 1965–
Start 49,200–
60,000 23–29 4 or 5 500–645 1995–
Rokot 107,000 29 3 1,000–1,800 1990–
Shtil 40,000 15 3 350–430 1998–
N1 2,735,000 105 5 70,000 1969–72
Energia 2,524,600 97 2 22,000–88,000 1987–88
Ukraine Tsyklon 182,000–189,000 40 2 or 3 2,820–4,100 1967–
Zenit 459,000–
471,000 57–60 2 or 3 5,000–13,740 1985–
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