Last Update: June 21, 2002


May 4
01:31:46Z
    
   

Ariane 42P
WATCH THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 42P (V151)
Arianespace
LAST ARIANE 42P - DELAYED FROM APR.10
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Spot 5
Remote Sensing
CNES (France)
Astrium SAS
Spot Mk3/S
3,084 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:

Idefix (No separation planned from upper stage)
Amateur Radio
AmSat-France (France)
AmSat-France
6 kg (x 2)


May 4
09:54:58Z     
   

Delta 2-7920
WATCH THE LAUNCH
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Delta 2-7920-10L
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
DELAYED FROM DEC.20, 2001, AND JAN.30, APR.18 AND 26, MAY 2
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Aqua (EOS-PM1)
Climatology & Environment
NASA (U.S.)
TRW Space & Electronics
AB1200
2,934 kg

May 5
 
 
     


Shahab 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Semnan (Iran)
Shahab 3 (#5?)
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force (Iran)
Shahid Hemmat IG

May 7
17:00Z 
    
   

Proton K/DM3

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Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM3
International Launch Services

DELAYED FROM OCT. 2000, FEB., MAY 21 AND OCT.19, 2001,
APR.28 AND MAY 6

MOVED FROM PROTON K TO ATLAS 2AS AND AGAIN TO PROTON K

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
DirecTV-5 (Tempo 1)
Direct Broadcasting
DirecTV (International)
Space Systems/Loral
LS-1300
3,640 kg

May 15
01:50Z 
 
     


CZ-4B

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Taiyuan (China)
CZ-4B
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Feng Yun 1D
Meteorology
China State Meteorological Administration (China)
Shangai Institute of Satellite Engineering
FY-1
960 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Hai Yang 1 (Oceansat 1)
Oceanography
China Aerospace Corp. (China)
Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Ltd
CAST968
340 kg

May 25
 
 
     


Ghauri

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Dera Ismail Khan? (Pakistan)
Ghauri (#3?)
Pakistani Military Forces
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
Pakistani Military Forces (Pakistan)

May 28
15:25Z 
    
     

Shavit 1
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Palmahim (Israel)
Shavit 1
Israel Aircraft Industries

RETURN TO FLIGHT - DELAYED FROM 3Q 2001?

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

Ofek 5
Military Observation
Tsahal (Israel)
Israel Aircraft Industries
Ofek
200 kg?

May 28
18:15Z 
    
   

Kosmos 3M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Kosmos 3M
AKO Polyot
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2389
Military Navigation
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Tsikada/Parus
825 kg

May 30
02:00Z 
    
     


SR19/SR19

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:

Wake Island (U.S.)
SR19/SR19

Orbital Sciences Corp.

SUBORBITAL
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
OT-2a
Missile Defense Test Flight Target
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)


     

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