List of 2,062 active satellites in space, launched before 31 March 2019. Last Updated on 25 May 2019.

Satellite NameOperator/OwnerOwner CountryOrbit ClassSectorPurposePrime ContractorLaunch Mass(kg)Design LifetimeLaunch DateCOSPAR Number
USA 290National Reconnaissance Office (NRO)USALEO
  • Military
  • Earth Observation
Lockheed Martin18000519.01.20192019-004A
Yaogan 31-1-1People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Military
  • Earth Observation
Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST)10.04.20182018-034A
Hongyan-1China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation (CASC)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Communications
China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. (CASC)29.12.20182018-112F
Yaogan 9CPeople's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)05.03.20102010-009C
Aoba-VELOX 4Kyushu Institute of Technology (KIT)JapanLEO
  • Civil
  • Technology Development
Kyushu Institute of Technology318.01.20192019-003J
Yaogan 9BPeople's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)05.03.20102010-009B
ALE-1Astro Live ExperiencesJapanLEO
  • Commercial
  • Technology Development
Astro Live Experiences68218.01.20192019-003G
Yaogan 9APeople's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)05.03.20102010-009A
Yaogan 8People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
Shanghai Academy of Satellite Technology (SAST)15.12.20092009-072A
NexusNihon UniversityJapanLEO
  • Civil
  • Communications
Nahon University418.01.20192019-003F
Yaogan 7People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)270009.12.20092009-069A
MicroDragonVietnam National Space CenterVietnamLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
Built by Vietnamese engineers studying in Japan.5118.01.20192019-003D
RISESATTohoku UniversityJapanLEO
  • Civil
  • Earth Observation
Tohoku University5918.01.20192019-003C
Yaogan 6People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
Shanghai Academy of Satellite Technology (SAST)180022.04.20092009-021A
OrigamiSatTokyo Institute of TechnologyJapanLEO
  • Civil
  • Technology Development
Tokyo Institute of Technology318.01.20192019-003B
Yaogan 4People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Government
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)270001.12.20082008-061A
RAPIS-1Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)JapanLEO
  • Government
  • Technology Development
Axelspace200217.01.20192019-003A
Yaogan-31-1-3People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Military
  • Earth Observation
Chinese Academy of Space Technology (CAST)10.04.20182018-034C
Iridium Next 167Iridium Communications, Inc.USALEO
  • Commercial
  • Government
  • Communications
Thales Alenia Space/Orbital ATK8601511.01.20192019-002K
Yaogan 30-4-3People's Liberation Army (C41)ChinaLEO
  • Military
  • Earth Observation
China Academy of Space Technology (CAST)25.01.20182018-011D

 

The satellite listings here is compiled from the UCS Satellite Database. Information may have been updated or modified.