April 1997

Date

Site

Launcher

#

Payload
Country
Operator
Prime
Mission

Mass

S/C

Orbit

04

VAFB

Titan 23G

G6

DMSP-5D2-09 (S14)
US
US Air Force
LMTI
Mil. Meteorology

823kg

Tiros N

SSO

04

KSC

Columbia

F22

STS-83 (MSL-1)
US
International
NASA
Boeing NA
Manned
Microgravity

117.8 t

OV102

LEO

06

GIK-5

Soyuz U

1,067

Progress M34
Russia
RKA
RKK Energiya
Cargo

7,250kg

7K

LEO

09

GIK-1

Molniya M

319

Kosmos 2340
Russia
VKS
NPO Lavochkin
Early Warning

1,900kg

Oko

HEO

16

CSG

Ariane 44LP-3

V95

Thaicom 3
Thailand
Shinawatra
Aerospatiale
Communications

2,650kg

SB3000

GTO-GEO

-

-

-

-

B-Sat 1a
Japan
BSSC
Hughes
Direct Broadcasting

1,236kg

HS376

GTO-GEO

17

GIK-1

Kosmos 3M

444

Kosmos 2341
Russia
VKS
NPO PM
Mil. Navigation

825kg

Parus

LEO

17

GIK-5

[RS-20]

-

-
Russia
RVSN
-
ICBM Test

-

-

S/O

21

Gando

Pegasus XL

'Gran

Minisat 0.1
Spain
INTA
INTA
Sciences

201kg

Minisat 0

LEO

-

-

-

Canaria'

Celestis F1
US
Celestis
-
'Space Burial'

1kg

-

LEO

24

CCAS

Atlas 1

AC79

GOES-10
US
NOAA
SS/Loral
Meteorology

2,105kg

GOES-Next

S/O

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