Last Update: March 9, 2002


February 4
02:45Z
    
     

H-2A/2024
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Tanegashima (Japan)
H-2A/2024 (TF#2)
NASDA
QUALIFICATION FLIGHT - VERSION MAIDEN FLIGHT
DELAYED FROM JAN.31 AND FEB.3
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Launch mass:
Tsubasa (MDS-1)
Technology
NASDA (Japan)
449 kg?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
DASH (failed to separate)
Reentry Technology
ISAS (Japan)
NEC Toshiba Space Systems
88.9 kg (incl. 18.9-kg capsule)
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Launch mass:
VEP-3 (not separated)
Instrumented Dummy Payload
NASDA (Japan)
33 kg

February 5  20:58Z     
     


Pegasus XL

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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Pegasus XL (P014)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
RETURN TO FLIGHT AFTER HXLV FAILURE
DELAYED FROM MAR.28, MAY 15, JUNE 7, OCT.15, NOV.19, DEC.22, 2001 AND JAN.24
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
HESSI
Solar Physics
NASA (U.S.)
Spectrum Astro
SA-200S
293 kg

February 11
17:43:44Z   
     


Delta 2-7920
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Delta 2-7920
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
GEM RETURN TO FLIGHT AFTER GBI FAILURE
DELAYED FROM FEB.8, 9 AND 10
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Iridium 90
Mobile Telephony
Iridium Satellite LLC (U.S.)
Motorola SSTG
LM-700
689 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Iridium 91
Mobile Telephony
Iridium Satellite LLC (U.S.)
Motorola SSTG
LM-700
689 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Iridium 94
Mobile Telephony
Iridium Satellite LLC (U.S.)
Motorola SSTG
LM-700
689 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Iridium 95
Mobile Telephony
Iridium Satellite LLC (U.S.)
Motorola SSTG
LM-700
689 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Iridium 96
Mobile Telephony
Iridium Satellite LLC (U.S.)
Motorola SSTG
LM-700
689 kg

February 21
12:43Z 
    
     

Atlas 3B
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 3B (AC-204)
International Launch Services

MAIDEN FLIGHT - DELAYED FROM DEC.19, 2001 AND JAN.22

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Echostar 7
Direct Broasdcasting
Echostar Corp. (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space
A2100AX
4,026 kg

February 23
06:59Z 
    
   

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Ariane 44L
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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 44L (V148)
Arianespace
DELAYED FROM FEB.14 AND 20
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Intelsat 904
Communications
Intelsat (International)
Space Systems/Loral
LS-1300HL
4,680 kg

February 25  17:26Z     
   

Soyuz U
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Soyuz U
TsSKB-Progress
DELAYED FROM LATE 2001?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

Kosmos 2387
Military Observation
VKS (Russia)
TsSKB-Progress
Yantar 4K
2 (Kobalt)
6,700 kg


     

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