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Space


Space Launch Vehicles

Overview

PAST PRESENT FUTURE
Plans
  • Integrated Space
        Transportation Plan
  • Reusable Launch Vehicle
  • Space Exploration Initiative (SEI)
  • Space Launch Initiative



  • CRS IIS Commercial
    Resupply Services
  • FALCON - Force Application and
        Launch from CONUS
  • Operationally Responsive Spacelift
  • Project Constellation
  • Vision for Space Exploration
  • Opportunity, Growth, and
    Security Initiative


  • Reusable
  • Delta Clipper
  • DC-X
  • Military Spaceplane
  • Next Generation Launch Tech
  • Orbital Space Plane
  • Roton C-9
  • Space Shuttle
  • VentureStar
  • X-30 NASP
  • X-33
  • X-34
  • X-38 CRV

    PLANNED
  • ALASA Airborne Launch Assist
  • ARES
  • RASCAL - Responsive Access,
        Small Cargo, Affordable Launch
  • SLC-1
  • X-40 Space Maneuver Vehicle
  • XS-1 Experimental Spaceplane

  • Eclipse
  • Falcon 1 / 5
  • Kistler
  • Neptune
  • Pathfinder
  • Sea Star
  • Space Access SA-1

  • X-37 Integrated Tech Testbed

  • Big Falcon Rocket
  • New Glenn

  • Heavy
    (18,000-28,000 lbs to GTO)
    FLOWN
  • Saturn I
  • Saturn IB
  • Saturn V
  • Titan
  • Titan IVB

    PLANNED
  • Advanced Launch System
  • Ares I
  • Ares V
  • Magnum
  • National Launch System
  • New Launch System
  • Shuttle C
  • Spacelifter
  • SRB-X

  • Evolved Expendable
    Launch Vehicle
  • Atlas V
  • Delta IV-H

  • New Glenn
  • SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket
  • SpaceX Falcon Heavy
  • Vulcan NGLS
  • Space Launch System

  • Medium
    Intermediate (6,000-18,000 lbs to GTO)
  • Atlas
  • Atlas I
  • Atlas II
  • Atlas III
  • Delta
  • Delta III
  • Titan II
  • Titan III
  • SEALAR

  • Evolved Expendable
    Launch Vehicle
  • Atlas V
  • Delta IV-M
  • Delta II

    COTS - Commercial Orbital
    Transportation Services
  • Antares
  • Dream Chaser
  • SpaceX Falcon 9


  • Eagles - Stratolaunch
  • Eagles - Thunderbolt


  • Light
  • NOTS-EV-1 NOTSNIK<
  • Juno II
  • Jupiter-C
  • Scout
  • Thor
  • Vanguard

  • Amroc
  • Aquila
  • Athena
  • Eagle S-Series
  • EER Conestoga
  • Industrial Launch Vehicle
  • OrbEx
  • PacAstro PA-2
  • Taurus


    PLANNED
    COTS - Commercial Orbital
    Transportation Services
  • Aquarius
  • Falcon SLV
  • Nanosat Launch Vehicle (NLV)
  • Small Launch Vehicle
  • QuickReach
  • Scorpius
  • Space-X Falcon 1 / 5
  • Sprite
  • Streaker
  • Kistler Rocketplane


  • Minotaur
  • Minotaur IV
  • Pegasus
  • Space-X Falcon 9


  • Airborne Launch Assist
  • Vector




  • Upper Stage / OTV
  • MIS - Modular Insertion Stage

    PLANNED
    COTS - Commercial Orbital
    Transportation Services
  • ARCTUS
  • Crew Transfer Vehicle (CXV)
  • Dream Chaser
  • LEO Express
  • Silver Dart

  • Nuclear Systems Initiative (NSI)
  • Prometheus
  • Solar Orbit Transfer Vehicle
  • X-41 Common Aero Vehicle (CAV)
  • X-42 Pop-Up Upper Stage

  • Centaur
  • IUS - Intertial Upper Stage
  • PAM - Payload Assist Module
  • STAR 27
  • STAR 30
  • STAR 37
  • STAR 48
  • STAR 62
  • STAR 63
  • STAR 75

  • Cygnus [Orbital ATK]
  • Dragon [SpaceX]
  • ACES

  • CST-100 [Boeing]
  • Dragon [SpaceX]
  • Orion [Lockheed]

  • Sub-Orbital
  • ISINGLASS Boost Glide
  • B-58 Town Hall
  • X-20 Dynasoar
  • EER Consort
  • Hybrid SRP
  • Oriole
  • Prospector
  • Starfire 1

  • X-Prize
  • X-43 Hyper-X

    Sounding Rockets
    Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP)
    Orbital/Sub-Orbital Program (OSP)
  • Improved Orion
  • Black Brant VB/VC
  • Terrier-Malemute
  • Terrier-Orion
  • Terrier-Lynx
  • Black-Brant IX
  • Black-Brant X
  • Black-Brant XI
  • Black-Brant XII
  • Terrier-Oriole

  • FALCON - Force Application and
        Launch from CONUS
  • Hypersonic Cruise Vehicle

  • Blue Origin
  • New Shepard
  • Scaled Composites, LLC
  • SpaceShipOne
  • Virgin Galactic
  • Xerus



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