Last Update: November 1st, 2001


October 3  10:00Z  
     


Topol

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Topol (No.60?)
RVSN
SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
RVSN (Russia)

October 5
 21:21Z     
     


Titan 4
B

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Titan 404B (B-34 "Charlotte")
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
DELAYED FROM SEP.25, OCT.1
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
USA-161 (EIS-2?)
Military Observation?
National Reconnaissance Office (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Astronautics?
Bus-1B?
16,650 kg?

October 6  16:45Z     
     

Proton K/DM-2
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2
GKNPTs Khrunichev
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Globus 2 (Raduga 1-6)
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
17F15 "Globus"
2,000 kg

October 11 02:32Z     
     

Atlas 2AS
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 2AS (AC-162)
International Launch Services

 

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Aquila (USA-162, MLV-12)
Military Communications?
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.

October 18  09:00 or 11:00Z  
     


Shtil

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

October 18 18:51:26Z     
     

Delta 2-7320
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Delta 2-7320-10
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
QuickBird 2
Remote Sensing
DigitalGlobe (formerly EarthWatch, U.S.)
Ball Aerospace & Technology
BCP-2000 (BGIS-2000)
980 kg

October 21 08:59:34Z  
     


Soyuz U
WATCH THE LAUNCH

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-3S)
TsSKB-Progress
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TM33
Manned, ISS Emergency Ship
Rosaviakosmos (Russia), CNES (France), NASA (U.S.)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
6,750 kg

October 22
 04:53Z
    
     


PSLV
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Sriharikota (India)
PSLV (C3)
ISRO/Antrix Corp.
DELAYED FROM JULY 20
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
TES
Remote Sensing Technology
ISRO (India)
ISRO
IRS-2?
1,108 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
PROBA
Technology
European Space Agency (Europe)
Verhaert
94 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
BIRD-1
Remote Sensing Technology
DLR (Germany)
DLR
92 kg

October 25
 11:34Z
    
     


Molniya M

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Molniya M
TsSKB-Progress
DELAYED FROM OCT.11
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Molniya 3
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Molniya
1,900 kg

October 26  12:30Z     
     


RS-18

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
RS-18
RVSN
SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
RVSN (Russia)


     

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