Last Update: August 3, 2004

July 15 10:02Z  
     


Delta 2-7920

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

Delayed from Jan. 29, Feb. 6, Mar. 19, June 17, 19 and 26,
July 8, 10, 11, 13 and 14

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Aura (EOS-CHEM1)
Aeronomy (Atmosphere Dynamics & Chemistry)
NASA (U.S.)
Northrop Grumman Space Technology
T330 (AB1200)
2,967 kg

July 18
00:44Z
    
     

Ariane 5G+
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 5G+ (V163)
Arianespace
Delayed from May, July 9, 13, 16 and 17
Heaviest single payload to GTO to date
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Anik F2
Communications
Télésat Canada
Boeing Satellite Systems
BSS-702
5,950 kg

July 21
08:01Z
    
     


Peacekeeper

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
MX Peacekeeper (GT-33PA)
U.S. Air Force
Suborbital - Delayed from March
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warheads]
ICBM Demonstration Flight
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Sandia National Laboratory

July 22 17:46Z     
     

Kosmos 3M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Kosmos 3M
AKO Polyot
 
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Kosmos 2407
Military Navigation
VKS (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
KAUR-1, 11F627 (Parus/Tsyklon B)
820 kg

July 23
08:37Z
    
     


Minuteman 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Minuteman 3 (GT-185GM)
U.S. Air Force
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warheads]
Missile Test Flight
U.S. Air Force (U.S.)
Sandia National Laboratory

July 25
07:05Z
 
     


CZ-2C/SM

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Taiyuan (China)
CZ-2C/SM
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
Delayed from June, July 20
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Tan Ce 2 (Double Star 2, DSP-P)
Plasma Science
China Aerospace Corp. (China), ESA (Europe)
Aerospace Dongfanghong Satellite Ltd.
660 kg

     

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