Last Update: May 2, 2003

April 1st
06:00Z
    
     


Castor 4B

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kiruna (Sweden)
Castor 4B
Astrium
Suborbital - Delayed from Mar.31
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Maxus 5
Microgravity
European Space Agency (Europe)
Swedish Space Corp.
490 kg

April 2 01:53Z     
     


Molniya M

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Molniya M/L
TsSKB-Progress
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Molniya 1-92 (Molniya 1T-26 or 28?)
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
11F658 (Korund)
1,660 kg

April 8 13:43Z     
     

Titan 401B
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Titan 401B (B-35)
Lockheed Martin Astronautics
Delayed from Nov. 4, 2002, and Jan. 21, Feb. 2 and 4, Mar. 5, 8 and 21, Apr. 6
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Milstar 2-F4 (Milstar 6)
Military Communications
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space
Milstar
Approx. 4,500 kg

April 9
22:52:19Z
    
     

Ariane 5G
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 5G (V160 "Ville de Bordeaux - Cita di Colleferro")
Arianespace
Return to flight - Delayed from Feb. 24, Apr. 8
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Insat 3A
Communications, Meteorology
Indian Space Research Organisation (India)
Indian Space Research Organisation
2,958 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Galaxy 12
Communications
PanAmSat Corp. (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Star 2
1,792 kg

April 12
00:47Z
    
     

Atlas 3B
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 3B/SEC (AC-205)
International Launch Services

Delayed from May 28, 2002, and Jan. 13, Feb. 5, Apr. 11

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
AsiaSat 4 (AsiaSat 1R)
Communications
AsiaSat (China)
Boeing Satellite Systems
Boeing 601HP
4,042 kg

April 24

04:23Z
    
     

Proton K
/DM-2
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2
GKNPTs Khrunichev
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2397
Early Warning
VKS (Russia)
NPO Lavochkin
US-KMO (Prognoz 2)
2,155 kg

April 26
03:53Z
 
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG (ISS-6S)
TsSKB-Progress
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TMA-2
Manned, ISS Permanent Crew
Rosaviakosmos (Russia), NASA (U.S.)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
7,250 kg

April 28 11:59:57Z     
     


Pegasus XL

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Pegasus XL (P015/M38)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Delayed from Jan. 19, May 19, July 16, 21 and 30, Aug. 14 and Oct. 17, 2002
Delayed from Jan. 27, Mar. 25 and 30, Apr. 15 and 26
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Galex
UV Astronomy
NASA (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
LEOStar 2
280 kg

     

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