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FIGURE 4.4 NASA’s sounding rocket launches by year, from 1959 to 2005. Sounding rocket launches are a good proxy for hands-on flight programs that can provide critical experience to students and entry-level employees. SOURCE: Courtesy of David C. Black, Universities Space Research Association.