Last Update: July 23, 2004

May 4 12:42Z     
     

Zenit 3SL
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Odyssey Launch Platform (Pacific Ocean)
Zenit 3SL (SL-21)
Sea Launch
Transferred from Ariane 5 under launch backup agreement.
Delayed from Feb. 29, May 2
Heaviest single payload to GTO to date
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
DirecTV-7S
Direct Broadcasting
DirecTV Inc. (U.S.)
Space Systems/Loral
LS-1300
5,483 kg

May 19
22:22:01Z
    
     

Atlas 2AS
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:

Cape Canaveral (U.S.)
Atlas 2AS (AC-166
)
International Launch Services

Delayed from May 17

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
AMC-11 (GE-11)
Communications
SES Americom (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space
A2100A
2,316 kg

May 20

17:47:03Z

    
     

Taurus XL
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Taurus XL 3210 (T7)
Orbital Sciences Corp.

Version maiden flight - Return to flight
Delayed from October, Nov. 25, 2003, Jan. 17, Feb. 26, Apr. 9 and 22, May 17

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
RoCSat 2
Earth Observation
NSPO (Taiwan)
EADS Astrium
LeoStar 500XO
760 kg

May 25 12:34Z  
     


Soyuz U

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz U (ISS-14P)
TsSKB-Progress
Delayed from Jan. 30, May 19
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Progress M49
Cargo, ISS Servicing
FKA (Russia)
RKK Energiya
7K-TGM
7,283 kg

May 28 06:00Z  
     


Tsyklon 2

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Tsyklon 2
NPO Yuzhnoye

Delayed from Dec. 2003?

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2407
Signal Intelligence
Russian Navy (Russia)
KB Arsenal
17F120 US-PU
3,150 kg

May 29
 
    
     


Ghauri

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Tilla? (Pakistan)
Ghauri (#4?)
Pakistani Military Forces
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
MRBM Test Flight
Pakistani Military Forces (Pakistan)

     

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