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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: Transport > Space stats

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STAT Japan United States
Failed launches in 2012 0.0
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 3rd.
Failed launches in 2012 per million people 0.0
Ranked 6th.
0.0
Ranked 3rd.
International Space Station flights 10
Ranked 3rd.
244
Ranked 1st. 24 times more than Japan
International Space Station visitors 6
Ranked 4th.
139
Ranked 1st. 23 times more than Japan
Space agency JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Successful launches in 2012 2
Ranked 4th.
12
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Japan
Successful launches in 2012 per million people 0.0157
Ranked 3rd.
0.0382
Ranked 2nd. 2 times more than Japan
Successful launches in 2014 1
Ranked 3rd.
4
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than Japan

SOURCES: Wikipedia: 2012 in spaceflight (By country); Wikipedia: 2012 in spaceflight (By country). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Wikipedia: List of International Space Station visitors (By nationality); Wikipedia: List of government space agencies (Budgets); Wikipedia: 2014 in spaceflight (By country)

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