Last Update: September 8, 2001


August 6  07:28Z     
     

Titan 402B
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Titan 402B/IUS (K-31/B-31)
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
POSTPONED FROM FEBRUARY, JULY 27
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
DSP-21
Early Warning
National Security Agency, U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
TRW Space & Electronics
DSP-3
2,380 kg

August 8  16:13:40Z     
     

Delta 2-7326
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Delta 2-7326
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
DELAYED FROM FEB.10 AND JULY 30
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Genesis
Solar Wind Sample Return Probe
NASA (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
636 kg

August 10 21:10:14Z     
   

 Press Kit


OV-103 Discovery
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:

Kennedy Space Center (U.S.)
Discovery
United Space Alliance
DELAYED FROM JUNE 21, JULY 12 AND AUG. 5
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

STS-105 (ISS-7A.1)
Manned, ISS Logistics
NASA (U.S.)
Boeing Reusable Launch Systems
OV-103
116,914 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Leonardo (MPLM-3)
ISS Cargo Carrier
NASA (U.S.)
Alenia Aerospazio
MPLM
12,200 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Simplesat
Engineering
NASA (U.S.)
GSFC
52 kg

August 21 09:24Z     
     

Soyuz U
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-5P)
TsSKB-Progress
DELAYED FROM JULY 4 AND 24
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Progress M45
Cargo, ISS Servicing
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
RKK Energiya
7K-TGM
7,250 kg

August 24  20:34Z     
     

Proton K/DM-2M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2M
GKNPTs Khrunichev
DELAYED FROM AUGUST 23
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2379
Early Warning?
VKS (Russia)
NPO Lavochkin
Prognoz 2?
n.a.

August 29  07:00Z     
     

H-2A/202
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Tanegashima (Japan)
H-2A/202 (TF#1)
NASDA
MAIDEN FLIGHT
POSTPONED FROM FEBRUARY, JULY 22 AND AUG.25
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Launch mass:
VEP-2 (not separated)
Instrumented Dummy Payload
NASDA (Japan)
3,500 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Launch mass:
LRE
Orbitography
NASDA (Japan)
50 kg?

August 30  06:46Z     
     


Ariane 44L-3

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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 44L-3 (V143)
Arianespace
DELAYED FROM AUGUST 24
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Intelsat 902
Communications
Intelsat (International)
Space Systems/Loral
LS-1300HL
4,725 kg

August 31  20:00Z     
     


GBI

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
GBI (BVT-2)
Boeing Missile Systems & Tactical Weapons
MAIDEN FLIGHT - SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy EKV]
Missile Defense Technology
U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command (U.S.)
55 kg?


     

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