December 1997

Launched

Date

Site

Launcher

#

Payload
Country
Operator
Prime
Mission

Mass

S/C

Orbit

02

CSG

Ariane 44P-3

V103

JC Sat 5
Japan
JSS
Hughes
Communications

2,982kg

HS601

GTO-GEO

-

-

-

-

Equator-S
Germany
DLR/Max Planck
Max Planck
Astrophysics

240kg

-

GTO-HEO

03

GIK-5

Proton K/DM3

-

Astra 1G
Luxembourg
SES
Hughes
Direct Broadcasting

3,010kg

HS601HP

GEO

08

TSLC

CZ-2-3

2

Iridium SV42
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV44
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

08

CCAS

Atlas 2AS

AC149

Galaxy 8I
US
PanAmSat
Hughes
Communications

3,000kg

HS601

GTO-GEO

09

GIK-5

Tsyklon M

-

Kosmos 2347
Russia
VKS
TsNPO Kometa
KB Arsenal
Ocean Surveillance

3,150kg

US-P

LEO

15

GIK-1

Soyuz U

-

Kosmos 2348
Russia
VKS
TsSKB-Progress
Mil. Observation

6,700kg?

Yantar?

LEO

17

Mir

-

-

Inspektor
Germ./Russia
DASA/RKA
DASA
Technology

70kg

-

LEO

23

GIK-5

Soyuz U

-

Progress M37
Russia
RKA
RKK Energiya
Cargo

7,250kg

7K

LEO

20

VAFB

Delta 2-7920

-

Iridium SV045
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV046
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV047
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV048
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

-

-

-

-

Iridium SV049
US
Iridium
Motorola/LMTI
Mobile Comm.

690kg

LM700

LEO

22

CSG

Ariane 42L-3

V104

Intelsat 804
International
Intelsat
LMTI
Communications

3,455kg

LM7000

GTO-GEO

23

WFF

Pegasus XL

-

Orbcomm A1
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A2
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A3
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A4
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A5
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A6
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A7
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

-

-

-

-

Orbcomm A8
US
Orbcomm
OSC
Messaging

45kg

MicroStar

LEO

24

GIK-2

Start 1

4

EarlyBird 1
US
EarthWatch
EarthWatch
Remote Sensing

317kg

-

SSO

24

GIK-5

Proton K/DM3

-

AsiaSat 3
China
AsiaSat
Hughes
Communications

3,480kg

HS601HP

GEO

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