August 1997

Date

Site

Launcher

#

Payload
Country
Operator
Prime
Mission

Mass

S/C

Orbit

01

VAFB

Pegasus XL

-

OrbView 2 (SeaStar)
US
Orbimage
OSC
Oceanography

309kg

PegaStar

SSO

05

GIK-5

Soyuz U

1,070

Soyuz TM26
Russia
RKA
RKK Energiya
Manned

7,150kg

7K

LEO

07

KSC

Discovery

F23

STS-85
US
NASA
Boeing
Manned

100t

OV103

LEO

-

-

-

-

Crista-SPAS-2
US/Germany
NASA/DARA
DASA/Dornier
Aeronomy

3,503kg

SPAS

LEO

08

CSG

Ariane 44P-3

V98

PAS-6
US
PanAmSat
Hughes
Communications

3,020kg

HS601HP

GTO-GEO

14

GIK-5

Proton K/DM-2

247

Kosmos 2345
Russia
VKS
NPO Lavochkin
Early Warning

2,500kg

Prognoz

GTO-GEO

19

XSLC

CZ-3B

2

Agila 2 (Mabuhay)
Philippines
MPSC
SS/Loral
Communications

3,700kg

FS1300

GTO-GEO

21

VAFB

Delta 2-7920

TD246

Iridium SV022
US
Iridium LLC
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV023
US
Iridium LLC
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV024
US
Iridium LLC
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV025
US
Iridium LLC
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV026
US
Iridium LLC
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

23

VAFB

LMLV-1

LM001

Lewis (SSTI-F1)
US
TRW/NASA
TRW
Remote Sensing

404kg

-

SSO

25

CCAS

Delta 2-7920

TD247

ACE
US
NASA
JHU-APL
Astrophysics

765kg

-

Halo L1

28

GIK-5

Proton K/DM3

248

PAS-5
US
PanAmSat
Hughes
Communications

3,720kg

HS601HP

GEO

29

VAFB

Pegasus XL

-

FORTE (P94/1)
US
DoE
LANL/Sandia
Nuclear Detection

212kg

-

LEO

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