Last Update: July 23, 2004

April 16
00:45Z
    
     

Atlas 2AS
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:

Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 2AS (AC-163
)
International Launch Services

Delayed from Sep. 3 and Dec. 15, 2003

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Superbird 6
Communications
Space Communications Corp. (Japan)
Boeing Satellite Systems
BSS-601
3,100 kg

April 18
15:59Z
 
     


CZ-2C

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Xichang (China)
CZ-2C
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
Delayed from Apr. 12?
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Shiyan Weixing 1 (Tansuo 1)
Remote Sensing Technology
Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
Harbin Institute of Technology
204 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Naxing 1
Nanosatellite Technology
Tsinghua University (China)
Aerospace Tsinghua Satellite Technologies
25 kg

April 19
03:18:47Z
 
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG (ISS-8S)
TsSKB-Progress
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TMA-4 "Delta"
Manned, ISS Permanent Crew
FKA (Russia), NASA (U.S.), ESA (Europe)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
7,250 kg

April 20 16:57:24Z  
     


Delta 2-7920

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Delta 2-7920-10C
Boeing Expendable Launch Systems

Delayed from Oct. 30, 2002, Apr. 24, July 20, Sep. 18, Nov. 6 and 14,
Dec. 7, 2003, and Apr. 19

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Gravity Probe B (GP-B)
Fundamental Physics
NASA (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Missiles & Space
3,314 kg

April 20 17:30Z     
     


Topol M

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Topol M
RVSN
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

[Dummy Warhead]
ICBM Test
RVSN (Russia)


April 26

20:37Z 
    
     

Proton K
/DM
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2M
GKNPTs Khrunichev
Delayed from Apr. 10
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Ekspress AM-11
Communications
PO Kosmicheskaya Sviaz (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki, Alcatel Space
Ekspress AM
2,542 kg

     

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