October 1997

Date

Site

Launcher

#

Payload
Country
Operator
Prime
Mission

Mass

S/C

Orbit

05

GIK-5

Soyuz U

1,071

Progress M36
Russia
RKA
RKK Energiya
Cargo

7,250kg

7K

LEO

05

CCAS

Atlas 2AS

AC135

Echostar 3
US
Echostar
LMTI
Direct Broadcasting

3,675kg

A2100AX

GTO-GEO

09

GIK-5

Soyuz U

1,072

Foton 11
Russia
RKA
TsSKB
Microgravity

6,200kg

Foton

LEO

-

-

-

-

Mirka
Germany
DLR
Kayser-Threde
Technology

150kg

-

LEO

15

CCAS

Titan 401B

K33

Cassini
US
NASA
JPL
Saturn Probe

5,650kg

-

Escape

-

-

-

-

Huygens
Europe
ESA
Aerospatiale
Titan Probe

318kg

-

On Cassini

16

XSLC

CZ-3B

3

Apstar 2R
China
APT Satellite
SS/Loral
Communications

3,700kg

FS1300

GTO-GEO

22

WFF

Pegasus XL

-

STEP-M4 (P95-1)
US
US Air Force
OSC/TRW
Mil. Technology

403kg

STEP

LEO

23

VAFB

Titan 403A

K18

Lacrosse 3
US
NRO
LM Astronautics
Mil. Radar Observ.

14,500kg

-

SSO?

24

CCAS

Atlas 2A/IABS

AC131

DSCS-3-B13
US
US Air Force
LMTI
Mil. Comm.

1,170kg

DSCS-3

GEO

-

-

-

-

Falconsat Gold
US
UCCS/USAFA
UCCS/USAFA
Technology

n. a.

-

GTO

30

CSG

Ariane 5

V101

MaqSat-H
Europe
ESA
Kayser-Threde
Dummy Payload

2,290kg

-

GTO

-

-

-

-

TEAMSat
Europe
ESA
ESTEC
Technology

320kg

-

GTO

-

-

-

-

YES
Europe
ESA
ESTEC
Technology

n. a.

-

GTO

-

-

-

-

MaqSat-B
Europe
ESA
Kayser-Threde
Dummy Payload

2,340kg

-

GTO

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