Several orbital launches happened in the past week. Here are videos of some of them:

** Rocket Lab, a small company based in the US and New Zealand, had its first successful orbital launch over the weekend with its second Electron rocket.  (liftoff at about 15 minutes into the video):

The Electron, built using carbon composite structures and 3D printing technologies, was developed solely with private investment. The three satellites orbited by the vehicle belonged to two private companies: Planet and Spire Global.

** United Launch Alliance put a US Air Force missile early warning satellite into orbit on Friday:

** Chinese Long March 11 rocket put 9 small satellites into orbit on Friday as well :

This was the fourth orbital launch in China this month.

** Japan’s Epsilon rocket on Jan.17th put a radar earth observation satellite into orbit: