Last Update: November 1st, 2005

October 1st
03:54Z
 
     


Soyuz FG

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
Soyuz FG (FG N°017, ISS-11S)
TsSKB-Progress
Delayed from Sep. 27
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Soyuz TMA-7 (Soyuz TMA N°217)
Manned, ISS Permanent Crew, Space Tourism
Roskosmos (Russia), NASA , Space Adentures (U.S.)
RKK Energiya
7K-M
7,250 kg

October 6
21:30Z
    
     


Volna

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Borisoglebsk Submarine (Sea of Barents, Russia)
Volna
GRTsKB Makeyev
Suborbital - Search for payload still underway at reentry site.
Delayed from Q4 2003, May and Oct. 2004, July 5/8, Sep. 15 and 27
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
IRDT-2R
Reentry Technology
Return & Rescue Space Systems (Germany)
NPO Lavochkin
130 kg

October 7 21:30Z     
     


RSM-54

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Submarine (Sea of Barents, Russia)
RSM-54 Sineva
GRTsKB Makeyev

Suborbital

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

[Dummy Warhead]
SLBM Test
RVSN (Russia)


October 8
15:02Z
    
     

Rokot KM
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Rokot KM (Breeze KM N°72508)
Eurockot Launch Services

Failure - 2nd stage failed to separate.
Delayed from Nov. 2004, Mar. 25, June 24, July 11, Sep. 15 and 27

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

CryoSat (Earth Explorer 1)
Radar Altimetry, Environmental Survey (Polar Ices)
ESA (Europe)
EADS Astrium
Flexbus?
717 kg


October 11       
     


Trident 2 (D5)

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
HMS Vanguard (Cape Canaveral, U.S.)
Trident 2 (D5)
Royal Navy

Suborbital

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

[Dummy Warhead]
SLBM Test
Royal Navy (Great-Britain)


October 12 01:00Z  
     


CZ-2F

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Jiuquan (China)
CZ-2F
China Great Wall Industry Corp.?
Moved up from Oct. 13
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Shenzhou 6
Manned
China Aerospace Corp. (China)
Shangai Academy of Space Technology
Shenzhou
8,000 kg

October 13
22:32Z
    
     

Ariane 5GS
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Kourou (French Guiana)
Ariane 5GS (V168)
Arianespace
Delayed from July, Sep. 29
Syracuse 3A delayed from mid-February, Mar. 15
, Apr. 14, May 31
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Syracuse 3A
Military Communications
DGA (France)
Alcatel Alenia Space
Spacebus 4000B3
3,725 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Galaxy 15
Communications
PanAmSat (U.S.)
Orbital Sciences Corp.
Star 2
2,033 kg

October 19 18:05Z     
     


Titan 404B

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Vandenberg (U.S.)
Titan 404B (B-26)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems (Astronautics)
Last Titan flight
Delayed from 2003, Feb. 2004, and June 30, July 10, Sep. 9
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:

NRO L-20 (EIS-3?)
Military Observation?
National Reconnaissance Office (U.S.)
Lockheed Martin Space Systems (Missiles & Space)
Bus 1?
20,000 kg?


October 20 07:30Z     
     


RS-18

Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Baykonur (Kazakhstan)
RS-18
GKNPTs Khrunichev

Suborbital - Return to flight

Payload:
Mission:
Operator:

[Dummy Warhead]
ICBM Test
RVSN (Russia)


October 27 06:52:26Z     
     

Kosmos 3M
Site:
Vehicle:
Launch provider:
Plesetsk (Russia)
Kosmos 3M (N°104)
AKO Polyot
Delayed from May 18, mid-July, Aug. 25, Sep. 27 and 30
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Beijing 1 (Tsinghua 2, China-DMC+4)
Remote Sensing, Disaster Monitoring
Tsinghua University (Russia)
Tsinghua University, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
MB-100 (Improved UoSat)
140 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
TopSat
Military Remote Sensing Technology
Qinetiq, British National Space Centre (Great-Britain)
Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd.
MB-100 (Improved UoSat)
108 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
SSETI-Express
Education
Student Space Exploration and Technology Initiative (Europe)
Student Space Exploration and Technology Initiative
80 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Mozhayets 5 (failed to separate)
Geodesy, Education, Amateur Radio
Mozhaiskiy Military Space Engineering Academy (Russia)
NPO Prikladnoy Mekhaniki
Strela 1M?
64 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Sinah 1
Technology
Iranian Research Organisation for Science & Technology (Iran)
AKO Polyot
20 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
CubeSat XI-V (released from SSETI-Express)
Technology
University of Tokyo (Japan)
University of Tokyo
[CubeSat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
UWE-1(released from SSETI-Express unconfirmed)
Technology
Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg (Germany)
Bayerische Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg
[CubeSat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Platform:
Launch mass:
Ncube 2 (release from SSETI-Express)
Technology
Norsk Romsenter (Norway)
Norsk Romsenter
[CubeSat]
1 kg
Payload:
Mission:
Operator:
Prime:
Launch mass:
Rubin 5 (not to be released from upper stage)
Messaging, Science (Micrometeorids)
OHB System (Germany)
OHB System
45 kg?

     

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