Last Update: October 1st, 2001


September 8 15:25Z     
     

Atlas 2AS
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Atlas 2AS (AC-160)
International Launch Services
DELAYED FROM JULY 31
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
USA-160 (MLV-10)
Military Ocean Surveillance?
National Reconnaissance Office (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Astronautics?
n.a.
> 5,000 kg

September 14  23:35Z     
   

Soyuz U
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-4R)
TsSKB-Progress
DELAYED FROM JUNE
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Pirs (Stikovochniy Otsek 1)
ISS Module
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
RKK Energiya
3,900 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Progress M-SO1
Propulsion Module
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
RKK Energiya
GKM
3,000 kg

September 18  n.a.  
     


Shtil

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Podolsk (Sea of Okhotsk, Russia)
RSM-54 Shtil?
GRTsKB Makeyev
SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
Russian Naval Strategic Nuclear Forces (Russia)

September 21  18:49Z     
     

Taurus
WATCH THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Taurus 2110 (T011, a.k.a T6)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
FAILURE
DELAYED FROM JUNE 27, JULY 18/22, AUG.12/21 AND SEP.1
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
OrbView 4
Remote Sensing
Orbimage (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
PegaStar
368 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
QuikTOMS
Ozone Monitoring
NASA (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
MicroStar
168 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
SBD (not to be separated)
Technology
Orbital Sciences Corp. (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
73 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Launch mass:
Celestis 04 (not to be separated)
"Space Burial"
Celestis (U.S.)
n.a.

September 25  23:21Z     
     


Ariane 44P-3

WATCH THE LAUNCH

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 44P-3 (V144)
Arianespace
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Atlantic Bird 2
Communications
Eutelsat (Europe)
Alcatel Space
Spacebus 3000B2
3,149.6 kg

September 30  02:40Z     
     


Athena 1

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kodiak (U.S.)
Athena 1 "Kodiak Star"
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
POSSIBLY LAST ATHENA FLIGHT
DELAYED FROM SEP.1, 18, 22, 23, 25, 28
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
PICOsat (P97-1)
Military Technology
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd
MB-70 UoSat
67 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Starshine 3
Orbitography and Education
NASA Space Grant Consortium (U.S.)
Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory
40 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
PCSat
Amateur Radio
U.S. Naval Academy (U.S.)
U.S. Naval Academy
18.8 kg??
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Sapphire (Squirt 1)
Technology
Stanford University (U.S.)
Stanford University
18.8 kg??


     

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