Last Update: July 8, 2003

June 2 17:45:26Z  
     


Soyuz-Fregat

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG/Fregat (ST-11)
Starsem
Moved forward from June 1st and May 31
Delayed from May 23 then moved forward from June 6
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Mars Express (F-1)
Mars Orbiter
ESA (Europe)
Astrium
1,120 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Beagle 2
Mars Lander
ESA (Europe), Open University (Great-Britain)
Astrium
60 kg

June 4 19:23Z     
     

Kosmos 3M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Kosmos 3M
AKO Polyot
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2398
Military Navigation?
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki?
KAUR-1, 11F627 (Parus/Tsyklon B)?
820 kg?

June 6

22:15Z
    
     

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

Delayed from Dec. 2002 and Feb. 10, 28, Mar. 15, Apr. 28 and May 19
Moved forward from June 12 and 7
Upper stage changed from DM3

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
AMC-9
Direct Broadcasting
SES Americom (U.S.)
Alcatel Space
Spacebus 3000B3
4,100 kg

June 8 10:34Z  
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-11P)
TsSKB-Progress
Delayed from May 26
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Progress M1-10
Cargo, ISS Servicing
Rosaviakosmos (Russia)
RKK Energiya
7K-TGM1
7,250 kg

June 10 13:56Z     
     

Zenit 3SL
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Odyssey Launch Platform (Pacific Ocean)
Zenit 3SL (#11)
Sea Launch
Delayed from Jan. 20, Apr. 4
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Thuraya 2
Mobile Communications
Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Co. (United Arab Emirates)
Boeing Satellite Systems
Boeing GEM
5,177 kg

June 10 17:59Z  
     


Delta 2-7925

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Delta 2-7925/Star 48
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems
Delayed from May 30, June 6, 8 and 9
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
MER-A Cruise Stage
Carrier Vehicle
NASA (U.S.)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
1,063 kg (with Lander and Rover)
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Spirit (Mars Exploration Rover A, MER-2)
Mars Rover
NASA (U.S.)
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
170 kg (530 kg with lander)

June 11
08:01Z
    
     


Minuteman 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Minuteman 3 (GT-182GM)
U.S. Air Force
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warheads]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Sandia National Laboratory

June 11
22:38:15Z
    
     

Ariane 5G
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 5G (V161)
Arianespace
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Optus & Defence C1
Communications, Military Communications
Optus (Australia)
Mitsubishi Electric
LS-1300
4,725 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
BSAT-2c
Direct Broadcasting
Broadcasting Satellite System Corp. (Japan)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Star 1
1,298 kg

June 19 20:00:30Z     
     


Molniya M

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Molniya M/ML
TsSKB-Progress
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Molniya 3-53
Military Communications
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
11F637 (Molniya 2M)
1,600 kg

June 26 18:55Z     
     


Pegasus XL

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Pegasus XL (M34)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Delayed from September 2002, Apr. 30, May 9 and 23
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
OrbView 3
Remote Sensing
Orbimage (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
LEOStar
304 kg

June 30
14:14Z
    
     

Rokot KM
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Rokot KM (MOM-1, LAP-1)
Eurockot

Delayed from October 2002, April 2003

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
MOST
Astrosismology
Canadian Space Agency (Canada)
Dynacon
66 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Mimosa (Macek)
Atmosphere Density
Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech Republic)
Czech Academy of Sciences
51,3 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
CubeSat XI-IV
Technology
University of Tokyo (Japan)
University of Tokyo
[Cubesat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

CUTE-I
Technology
Tokyo Institute of Technology (Japan)
Tokyo Institute of Technology
[Cubesat]
1 kg

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
CanX-1 (released by NLS-1 launch tube)
Technology
University of Toronto (Canada)
University of Toronto
[Cubesat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
AAU Cubesat (released by NLS-1 launch tube)
Technology
Aalborg University (Denmark)
Aalborg University
[Cubesat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
DTUsat (released by NLS-1 launch tube)
Technology
Danish Technical University (Denmark)
Danish Technical University
[Cubesat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
QuakeSat (released by NLS-2 launch tube)
Sismology
QuakeFinder Institute (U.S.)
QuakeFinder Institute
[Cubesat x 3]
3 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Monitor E Mock-up (not released)
Dummy Spacecraft
GKNPTs Khrunichev (Russia)
GKNPTs Khrunichev
[Yakhta]
700 kg

June       
     


Shahab 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Semnan (Iran)
Shahab 3 (#6?)
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Test Flight
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force (Iran)
Shahid Hemmat IG

     

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