Last Update: November 5, 2004

October 4 14:49Z     
     


SpaceShipOne

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Mojave (U.S.)
White Knight/SpaceShipOne
Scaled Composites
Suborbital - Won the Ansari X-Prize
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
SpaceShipOne
Space Tourism Demonstration Flight (Ansari X-Prize Contest)
Scaled Composites (U.S.)
Scaled Composites

October 12
 
    
     


Ghauri

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Tilla? (Pakistan)
Ghauri (#6?)
Pakistani Military Forces
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
[Dummy Warhead]
MRBM Test Flight
Pakistani Military Forces (Pakistan)

October 14
03:06:25Z
 
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG (ISS-9S)
TsSKB-Progress
Brought forward from Oct. 28 - Delayed from Oct. 9 and 11
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TMA-5
Manned, ISS Permanent Crew
FKA (Russia), NASA (U.S.)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
7,250 kg

October 14 21:23Z     
     

Proton M/Breeze M

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton M/Breeze M
International Launch Services
Initially planned on Ariane 5. Delayed from Aug. 29, Sep. 15 and 23
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
AMC-15 (GE-15)
Communications
SES Americom (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space
A2100AX
4,200 kg

October 19
01:20     
     


CZ-3A
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Xichang (China)
CZ-3A
China Great Wall Industry Corp.
Delayed from September
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Feng Yun 2C (FY-2C, FY2-O3)
Meteorology
China State Meteorological Administration (China)
Shangai Institute of Satellite Engineering
FY-2
1,380 kg

October 20       
     


Shahab 3

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Dasht-E-Kabir (Iran)
Shahab 3 (#8?)
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force
Suborbital
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
[Dummy Warhead]
Missile Demonstration Flight
Revolutionary Guard's Air Force (Iran)
Shahid Hemmat IG

October 29

22:11Z
    
     

Proton K
/DM
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Proton K/DM-2M
GKNPTs Khrunichev
Delayed from August, Oct. 28
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Ekspress AM-1
Communications
PO Kosmicheskaya Sviaz (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki, NEC Toshiba Space Systems
Ekspress AM
2,542 kg

     

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