Last Update: November 18, 2003

October 1st 04:03Z     
     

Zenit 3SL
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Odyssey Launch Platform (Pacific Ocean)
Zenit 3SL (SL-12?)
Sea Launch
Delayed from late 2002, Sep. 27
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Horizons 1 (Galaxy 13)
Communications
PanAmSat (U.S.), JSat Corp. (Japan)
Boeing Satellite Systems
Boeing 601HP
4,060 kg

October 15 01:00Z  
     


CZ-2F

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Jiuquan (China)
CZ-2F
China Great Wall Industry Corp.?
China's First Manned Mission
Delayed from Oct. 1 and 10?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Shenzhou 5
Manned
China Aerospace Corp. (China)
Shangai Academy of Space Technology
Shenzhou
7,800 kg

October 15
10:03Z
    
     


RSM-54

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Submarine (Sea of Barents, Russia)
RSM-54?
GRTsKB Makeyev
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

[Dummy Warhead]
SLBM Test
RVSN (Russia)


October 17
04:54Z
  
     


PSLV

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Sriharikota (India)
PSLV (C5)
ISRO
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
ResourceSat 1 (IRS-P6)
Remote Sensing
ISRO (India)
ISRO
1,360 kg

October 18
05:38Z
 
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG (ISS-7S, FG no.7)
TsSKB-Progress
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TMA-3 "Cervantes"
Manned, ISS Permanent Crew
Rosaviakosmos (Russia), NASA (U.S.), ESA (Europe)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
7,250 kg

October 18 16:17Z     
     


Titan 23G

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Titan 23G/Star 37XFP (G-9 "Cindy Marie")
Lockheed Martin Astronautics

Final Titan 2 launch.
Delayed from Jan., June, Aug., Nov. and Dec. 2001,
and Jan.30, Feb. 1 and Oct. 6, 2002,
and June 18, July 19, Sep. 14, Oct. 15 and 16

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
DMSP-5D3-F16
Military Meteorology
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space
Tiros N
1,154 kg

October 21
03:16Z
 
     


CZ-4B

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Taiyuan (China)
CZ-4B
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
Delayed from late 2001, Sep. 3, 2002, Mar. 14 and Sep.
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Zi Yuan 1B (CBERS-2)
Remote Sensing
China Aerospace Corp. (China), INPE (Brazil)
Chinese Academy of Space Technology, INPE
ZY
1,500 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Chuang Xin 1 (CX-1)
Technology, Data Gathering
Chinese Academy of Sciences (China)
Shangai Academy of Space Technology
n.a.

October 30
 
    
     

Rokot KM
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Rokot KM
Eurockot

Delayed from October 8, 29

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
SERVIS-1
Technology
USEF (Japan)
Mitsubishi Electric
840 kg

     

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