Last Update: June 2, 2003

May 8
11:28Z
  
     


GSLV/12KRB

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Sriharikota (India)
GSLV/12KRB (D2)
ISRO
Second qualification flight - Delayed from late 2001, October 2002, February
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
G-Sat 2 "GramSat"
Experimental Rural Communications
ISRO (India)
ISRO
1,800 kg

May 9 04:29:25Z     
     

M-5
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kagoshima (Japan)
M-5/KM-V2 (M-V-5)
Institute for Space & Astronautical Sciences

Delayed from Nov. 24, 2002, May 5

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Hayabusa (MUSES-c)
Asteroid Sample Return Probe (to asteroid 1998 SF36)
Institute for Space & Astronautical Sciences (Japan)
NEC Toshiba
500 kg

May 13
22:10Z
    
     

Atlas 5/401
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:

Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 5/401 (AV-002
)
International Launch Services

Delayed from January 30, Mar. 11 and 14, May 10 and 12

Payload:

Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Hellas Sat 2
(former Intelsat KTV, NSS-KTV, NSS-6, Intelsat APR-3)
Communications
Hellas Sat Consortium Ltd. (Greece, Cyprus)
Astrium
Eurostar 2000+
3,440 kg

May 24
16:34Z
 
     


CZ-3A

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Xichang (China)
CZ-3A
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Beidou 1C
Navigation
China Aerospace Corp.? (China)
Chinese Academy of Space Technology?
2,200 kg?

     

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