Last Update: April 30, 2001


April 7  03:47Z  
     

Proton  M/Breeze  M
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton M/Breeze M
GKNPTs Khrunichev
MAIDEN FLIGHT
DELAYED FROM AUG.2000, MAR.16 AND APR.6
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Ekran M18
Direct Broadcasting
PO Kosmicheskaya Sviaz (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Ekran M
1,970 kg
 
April 7  15:02Z  
   

 Press Kit


Delta 2-7925
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Delta 2-7925
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
2001 Mars Odyssey (Mars Geochemical Mapper)
Mars Orbiter
NASA (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
725 kg
 
April 17  22:00Z  
     

M45
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
L'Inflexible (Gulf of Gascony, France)
M45
Marine Nationale
SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
Marine Nationale (France)
 
April 18  10:13Z   
   

 Press Kit


GSLV/12KRB
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Sriharikota (India)
GSLV/12KRB (D1)
ISRO
MAIDEN FLIGHT
DELAYED FOLLOWING LAUNCH ABORT ON MARCH 28
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
G-Sat 1 "GramSat"
Experimental Rural Communications
ISRO (India)
ISRO
1,540 kg
 
April 19  18:40Z  
   

 Press Kit


OV-105 Endeavour
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kennedy Space Center (U.S.)
Endeavour
United Space Alliance
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
STS-100 (ISS-6A)
Manned, ISS Logistics
NASA (U.S.)
Boeing Reusable Launch Systems
OV-105
103,506 kg (with P/L)
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Raffaello (MPLM-2)
ISS Cargo Carrier
NASA (U.S.)
Alenia Aerospazio
MPLM
7,500 kg?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Canadarm2 (SSRMS)
ISS Remote Manipulator System
Canadian Space Agency (Canada)
MD Robotics
1,800 kg
 
April 28  07:37Z  
     


Soyuz U
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-2S)
TsSKB-Progress
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TM32
Manned, ISS Emergency Ship
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
6,750 kg


April 29  11:28Z  
     

Castor 4B
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kiruna (Sweden)
Castor 4B
Astrium
SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Maxus 4
Microgravity
Swedish Space Corp. (Sweden), European Space Agency (Europe)
Swedish Space Corp.
490 kg


     

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