Last Update: January 4, 2002


December 1st  18:04Z     
   

Proton K/DM-2
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2
GKNPTs Khrunichev
DELAYED FROM NOV.19 AND 23
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2380 (Uragan 790)
Positioning
KNITs (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
11F654 Uragan (Glonass 2V)
1,415 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2381 (Uragan 789)
Positioning
KNITs (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
11F654 Uragan (Glonass 2V)
1,415 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2382 (Uragan M-711)
Positioning
KNITs (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
11F654? Uragan M (Glonass M?)
1,480 kg?

December 4  04:59Z     
     


Minuteman 2

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Minuteman 2 (OSP/TLV-2)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
SUBORBITAL - DELAYED FROM OCT.24, NOV.29, DEC.2
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
IFT-7
Missile Defense Technology, Dummy Warhead
U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command (U.S.)
Sandia National Laboratory

December 4  05:20Z     
     


PLV

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kwajalein (Marshall Islands)
PLV
Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space
SUBORBITAL - DELAYED FROM OCT.24, NOV.29, DEC.2
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
EKV Prototype
Missile Defense Technology, Interceptor
Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (U.S.)
Boeing Missile Systems & Tactical Weapons
55 kg

December 5  22:19:28Z  
   

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OV-105 Endeavour
WATCH THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kennedy Space Center (U.S.)
Endeavour
United Space Alliance

DELAYED FROM NOV.30 AND DEC.4

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
STS-108 (ISS-UF1)
Manned, ISS Logistics
NASA (U.S.)
Boeing Reusable Launch Systems
OV-105
105,000 kg? (with P/L)
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Raffaello (MPLM-4)
ISS Cargo Carrier
NASA (U.S.)
Alenia Aerospazio
MPLM
9,000 kg?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Starshine 2
Orbitography and Education
NASA Space Grant Consortium (U.S.)
Utah State University Space Dynamics Laboratory
40 kg

December 7
 15:07:35Z     
     


Delta 2-7920

WATCH THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Delta 2-7920-10
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
DELAYED FROM AUG.10 AND SEP.15
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Jason 1 (TPFO)
Oceanography
CNES (France), NASA (U.S.)
Alcatel Space
Proteus
485 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
TIMED
Aeronomy
NASA (U.S.)
John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
587 kg

December 9        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (218th)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 1st IN A SERIES OF 4
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 9        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (219th)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 2nd IN A SERIES OF 4
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 9        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (220th)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 3rd IN A SERIES OF 4
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 9        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (221st)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 4th IN A SERIES OF 4
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 10  17:18:57Z     
     


Zenit 2

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Zenit 2
NPO Yuzhnoye
POSTPONED FROM LATE 2000
DELAYED FROM NOV.30
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Meteor 3M-N1
Meteorology
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
VNIIEM
Meteor 3
2,500 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Kompass
Geophysics
Izmiran (Russia)
GRTsKB Makeyev
80 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Badr B
Technology
Suparco (Pakistan)
Suparco
[MicroSIL]
70 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Maroc-Tubsat
Technology
Royal Center for Remote Sensing (Morocco)
Technical University of Berlin
Tubsat-C
45 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

Prime:
Launch mass:
Reflektor
Technology
NII Kosmicheskovo Priborostroeniya (Russia),
U.S. Air Force Research Lab (U.S.)
NII Kosmicheskovo Priborostroeniya
8 kg

December 13  18:05Z     
     


GBI

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
GBI (BVT-1 or 3)
Boeing Missile Systems & Tactical Weapons
TEST FLIGHT - SUBORBITAL - FAILURE
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy EKV]
Missile Defense Technology
U.S. Army Space & Missile Defense Command (U.S.)
55 kg?

December 18        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (222nd)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 1st IN A SERIES OF 3
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 18        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (223rd)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 2nd IN A SERIES OF 3
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 18        
     


Trident 1 (C4)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
USS Ohio (Cape Canaveral, US)
Trident 1 (C4) (224th)
U.S. Navy
SUBORBITAL - 3rd IN A SERIES OF 3
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Navy (U.S.)

December 21  04:00Z     
     

Tsyklon M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Tsyklon M
NPO Yuzhnoye
DELAYED DEC.19
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2383
Signal Intelligence
Russian Navy (Russia)
KB Arsenal
17F120 US-PU
3,150 kg

December 28  03:24Z     
     


Tsyklon 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Tsyklon 3
NPO Yuzhnoye
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2384
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg
  Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2385
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg
  Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2386
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg
  Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Gonets D1-10
Messaging
Gonets/Smolsat (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg
  Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Gonets D1-11
Messaging
Gonets/Smolsat (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg
  Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Gonets D1-12
Messaging
Gonets/Smolsat (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 3 (17F13)
225 kg


     

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