January 1997

Date

Site

Launcher

#

Payload
Country
Operator
Prime
Mission

Mass

S/C

Orbit

12

KSC

Atlantis

F18

STS-81 (S/MM-5)
US
Russia
NASA
RKA
Boeing NA
Manned

100 t

OV104

LEO

15

Kalmar

[RSM-50]

-

-
Russia
RVSN
-
SLBM Test

-

-

S/O

17

CCAS

Delta 2-7925

TD241

Navstar (GPS-2R)
US
US Air Force
LMTI
Positioning

2,032kg

LM4000

MEO

17

VAFB

[Minuteman 2]

MSLS-2

IFT-1
US
US Air Force
BMDO
Sandia Nat. Lab
Target

-

-

S/O

30

VAFB

[Minuteman 3]

-

-
US
US Air Force
-
ICBM Test

-

-

S/O

30

CSG

Ariane 44L-3

V93

GE-2
US
GE Americom
LMTI
Communications

2,600kg

A2100

GTO-GEO

-

-

-

-

Nahuel 1A
Argentina
Nahuelsat SA
Aerospatiale
Communications

1,790kg

SB2000

GTO-GEO

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