The Space Industry’s leading launch & satellite database
Our experienced analysts provide comprehensive, consistent, independent and authoritative information
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The Space Industry’s leading launch, satellite database and analysis system. Delivered via a powerful website, our experienced analysts provide comprehensive, consistent, independent and authoritative information covering every (orbital) launch and satellite since Sputnik in 1957. Originally created in 1997, SpaceTrak powers the marketing and risk decisions of key launch providers, manufacturers, insurance companies, governments and satellite operators worldwide.
SpaceTrak is the leading product of Seradata, set up as a result of a management buy-out in 2013 from Flightglobal Ascend (formerly Airclaims). Seradata has invested in and continues to improve both the content of and the IT behind SpaceTrak, enhancing the customer experience.
Here’s what SpaceTrak’s users say:
SpaceTrak's comprehensive database has been extremely valuable for analysing the satellite industry through a variety of projects.
VP Business Development
At SSL we find the SpaceTrak database of great value for anomaly insurance claim information.
Head of Space
The SpaceTrak online database, as well as the Space Review analysis, have been very valuable to conduct our day-to-day underwriting business.
Senior Corporate Strategy Advisor
SpaceTrak’s comprehensive data is incredibly valuable in helping us make informed business decisions.
Seradata Space Intelligence
EXPACE Kuaizhou-1A rocket puts Jilin-1 Gaofen 02A imaging sat into orbit…then Long March 6 launches five Ningzia sats itself
China's EXPACE privateer launch company launched Kuaizhou-1A launch vehicle at about 0340 GMT on 13 November from the Jiuquan launch site in China. The launch reportedly placed the 230 kg Jilin-1 Gaofen 02A imaging satellite into a sun-synchronous low Earth orbit for...read more
Lifting-off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket has lifted-off for the fourth time. This mission took place at 1456 GMT, on 11 November 2019, launching the second batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. Following on from the...read more
IAC 2019 Washington DC: NASA sticks with Gateway for Artemis but Boeing notes quicker way to lunar surface
The Presidential directive to put humans on the Moon by the end of 2024 is concentrating the mind of NASA’s leadership. To some extent NASA’s hands have been bound by past equipment choices with the ever-present problem of having very limited funds to enact such a...read more
On a lighter note: Interesting use of the word “squelching” hints at why it is not allowed on space missions
While the comedian-interviewer Graham Norton is famous for inviting an eclectic and interesting collection of guests onto his BBC TV show, no-one expected that Lady Anne Glenconnor - former Lady in Waiting to Princess Margaret - would prove to be such a hoot. She...read more