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A comprehensive long-range calendar of satellite and human spaceflight launches from around the world. All launch dates listed are Eastern (U.S.). Latest revisions appear in bold; revision date is in parenthesis. Additions, corrections and comments are welcomed via email.

Last updated: 16 April 2002

April 25: Russian Soyuz TM on ISS flight 4S to the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

No earlier than April 28: Boeing Delta 2 (7920-10L) with NASA's Earth Observing System-PM (EOS-PM) Aqua spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-2 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

May 6: International Launch Services Proton K (Block DM) with the Loral DIRECTV-5 (Tempo) direct television broadcast spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. (Launch vehicle switched from Atlas 2AS to Proton). 

May 8: U.S. Air Force Delta 2 (7925) with NAVSTAR Global Positioning System 2R-8 spacecraft  from Complex 17-A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than May 4: Arianespace Ariane 4 with the European Spot 5 remote sensing spacecraft from ELA-2 at Kourou, French Guiana.

No earlier than May 30: Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-111 for space station utilization flight UF-2 from Launch Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

May: Russian Dnepr-1 with 4 AprizeStar messaging satellites from Site 109 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkstan.

May: Russian Proton K (Block DM) with the Ekspress A1R communications satellite from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkstan.

May: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-4B with the CBERS-2 satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center, China.

Late May: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Galaxy III-C spacecraft for PanAmSat from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

June 3: Air Force Titan 4B on mission B-36 with a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload and Centaur upper stage from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

June 24: Air Force Titan 2 (G-14) with the NOAA-M weather satellite from Space Launch Complex-4 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

June: Eurockot Rockot KM with a pair of Iridium communications satellites from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

June: International Launch Services Proton K (Block DM) with the EchoStar-8 direct television satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

June: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-4B with the Chinese Feng Yun 1D and Hai Yang 1 oceanography satellites into a polar orbit from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center, China.

Early 2002: Russian Shtil 1N missile with the Kompass geophysics payload to be launched from a submarine.

Early 2002: Russian Dnepr-1 with the Unisat-2 satellite from the University of Rome and several CubeSat satellites for Stanford University from Site 109 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkstan.

Second quarter: Arianespace Ariane 4 launch vehicle with the Intelsat 905 communications satellite from ELA-2 at Kourou, French Guiana.

Second quarter: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3A ??? with the Atlantic Bird-1 communications satellite for Eutelsat from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China. (This launch will likely be removed from Long March to a non-Chinese launcher because of U.S. Congressional sanctions). 

Mid-2002: Lockheed Martin Atlas 3A with the AsiaSat 4 communications satellite from Launch Complex 36-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

July: Inaugural launch of the Arianespace Ariane 5ECA with the ESC-A upper stage with the Eutelsat Hot Bird-7 communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

July 1: Boeing Delta 2 with NASA's Comet Nucleus Tour (CONTOUR) spacecraft from Launch Complex 17-A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

July 8: Inaugural launch of the Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 (401) with the Eutelsat Hot Bird-6 communications satellite from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

July 14: Russian Soyuz-U on ISS flight 8P with a Progress resupply ship for the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

July 15: Inaugural launch of the Boeing Delta 4 (Medium +) with the Eutelsat Ku-24 communications satellite from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than July 19: Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-107 with a Spacehab research module and the Freestar micro-gravity payload from Launch Complex 39B at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

No earlier than July 21: Orbital Pegasus XL with NASA's GALEX spacecraft staged from the Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

July 25: U.S. Air Force Delta 2 (7925) with a NAVSTAR Global Positioning System 2R-9 spacecraft and NASA's Propulsive Small Expendable Deployer System (ProSEDS) satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

August 14: Lockheed Martin Atlas 2AS with the Hispasat 1D communications satellite from Launch Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than August 22: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-112 for Space Station Assembly Flight 9A from Launch Complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

August 31: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Hellas Sat communications satellite for Greece and Cyprus, built by Boeing, from Kourou, French Guiana.  

August: Japanese H-2A rocket with the Data Relay Test Satellite-West (DRTS-W) from the Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.

September 22: Orbital Pegasus XL with OrbView-3 Earth imaging satellite staged from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Third quarter: Air Force Titan 4B on mission B-30 with a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload and no upper stage from Space Launch Complex-4 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Third quarter: Arianespace Ariane 4 launch vehicle with the Intelsat 906 communications satellite from ELA-2 at Kourou, French Guiana.

Third Quarter: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Telstar-8 communications satellite from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

Third quarter: International Launch Services Proton K (Block DM) with the Astra 1K communications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. 

Third quarter: Russian Soyuz-U on ISS flight 9P with a Progress resupply ship for the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Second Half: Indian Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV D-2) with the GSAT-2 communications satellite from the SHAR Center, Sriharikota, India.

No earlier than Oct. 6: Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-113 for Space Station Assembly Flight 11A from Launch Complex 39-B at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

October 6: Russian Soyuz-U on ISS flight 10P with a Progress M1 resupply ship for the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

October 15: First launch of the U.S. Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), a Boeing Delta 4 Medium, with a Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS B6) spacecraft from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. (Launch may continue to slip out depending on date of first Delta 4 qualification flight).

October 17: Russian Proton with the Integral gamma ray observatory for the European Space Agency from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

October 30: Boeing Delta 2 (7920) with NASA's Gravity Probe-B spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-2 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

October: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the European (ESA & SSC) Smart-1 spacecraft (as a secondary payload) to test technology for the European Mercury probe Bepi-Colombo from ELA-3 at Kourou, French Guiana.

October: Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 with the Nimiq-2 communications satellite for Telesat Canada from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

October: U.S. Air Force Delta 2 (7925) with a NAVSTAR Global Positioning System 2R-10 spacecraft and the Experimental Satellite System-10 (XSS-10) satellite from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than October: U.S. Air Force Titan 2 (G-9) with Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-16) weather satellite from Space Launch Complex-4 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Nov. 4: Russian Soyuz-U on ISS flight 5S with a Soyuz replacement craft to the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Nov. 4: Air Force Titan 4B on mission B-35 with Milstar 2 (Flight 6) spacecraft and Centaur upper stage from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Nov. 9: Lockheed Martin Atlas 2 with NASA's Tracking & Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-J) from Launch Complex 36-A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than Nov. 20: Boeing Delta 4 Medium+ with the Brazilian Estrela do Sul communications satellite from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

November 21: U.S. Air Force Atlas 2 (MLV-14) with a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Space Launch Complex-3 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

November: Russian Dnepr-1 with 4 AprizeStar messaging satellites from Site 109 at the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkstan.

November: Japanese H-2A launch vehicle with the Adeos-2 (Nasda) and FedSat-1 spacecraft from the H-IIA Launch Complex at Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.

No earlier than Dec. 15: Boeing Delta 2 (7320) with NASA's Ice, Cloud and and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat) and the Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer Satellite (CHIPSAT) from Space Launch Complex-2 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. (The Cooperative Astrophysics and Technology Satellite CATSAT was removed from this launch).

No earlier than Dec. 20: Orbital Pegasus XL with the Canadian Space Agency SCISAT-1/ACE spacecraft staged from Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

Fourth quarter: Eurockot Rockot with the Canadian Microvariability and Oscillation of Stars (MOST) space telescope and the Czech MIMOSA satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

Fourth quarter: Indian Agrani-2 communications satellite for Agrani Satellite Services Ltd (ASSL) on a launch vehicle TBD.

Fourth quarter: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Horizons-1  communications satellite with the Galaxy XIII C-Band payload for JSat and PanAmSat from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

Fourth quarter: Inaugural launch of the Boeing Delta 4-Heavy on a qualification flight from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Late 2002: Arianespace Ariane launcher with the Stellat communications satellite, built by Alcatel Space for France Telecom, and Europe*Star communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana. (Europe*Star program is on-hold).

Late 2002: Arianespace (Ariane 4 or 5) launch vehicle with the Galaxy 12 communications satellite for PanAmSat from Kourou, French Guiana.

Late 2002: Indian Space Research Organization Insat-3E communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

Late 2002: Russian Start-1 with the Israeli Earth Remote Observation Satellite (EROS B1) from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2002: New model of the Israeli Shavit rocket with the Ofeq-5 reconnaissance satellite from the Palmachim missile test center, Israel.

2002: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-2D with the Seeds satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center, China.

2002: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-2D with the Hai Yang-1 (Sea-1) ocean research satellite from the Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center, China.

2002: Russian Proton with three Uragan satellites for the GLONASS navigation system from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazahkstan.

2002: Starsem Soyuz ST/Fregat with three GLONASS-M navigation satellites from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2002: Japanese H-2A rocket with the MTSAT-1RA communications satellite from Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.

2002: Arianespace Ariane 4 with the AmeriStar communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

2002: Arianespace Ariane 4 with the Insat 3A communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

2002: Boeing (601HP) Galaxy VIIIi-R spacecraft for PanAmSat on a launch vehicle TBD.

2002: Lockheed Martin Atlas 2AS with the Boeing ICO spacecraft (ICO-A2) from Complex 36-A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. 

2002: Eutelsat e-Bird satellite, a Boeing 376 model, on a launch vehicle TBA.

2002: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-2F with the Shenzhou-4 spacecraft from the Jiuquan Satellite Launching Center, China.

2002: NSS-6 communications satellite for New Skies on a launch vehicle TBA.

2002-2003: Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C-4) with the Resourcesat-1 (IRS-P6) spacecraft from the SHAR Center, Sriharikota, India.

2002-2003: Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) with the Indian CartoSat-1 (also known as IRS-P5) satellite from the SHAR Center, Sriharikota, India.

2002: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3B with the ChinaSat-8 satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China. (ChinaSat-8 is still awaiting a U.S. Government export license).

2002: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March with the Chinese Chuang Xing 1 communications satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center, China.

To be determined: Intelsat APR-3 communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA (The U.S. Government did not approve launch on the Chinese Long March 3B). 

To be determined: Optus C1 communications/military satellite for the Australian Defence Department on a launch vehicle TBA.

To be determined: Four RapidEye Earth observation satellites, built by Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd., on a launch vehicle TBD.

2003

Jan. 9: Boeing Delta 2-Heavy (7925-H10L) with NASA's Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) spacecraft from Complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

No earlier than Jan. 16: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-114 for Space Station Utilization Logistics Flight 1 (ULF1) from Launch Complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

January 21: Orbital Pegasus XL with the NASA SORCE spacecraft staged from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. 

January: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the European Space Agency Rosetta spacecraft on a mission to rendezvous with Comet Wirtanen from ELA-3 at Kourou, French Guiana.

January: Boeing Delta 3 with the GOES-N weather satellite for NASA and NOAA from Complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

January: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Israeli Amos-2 communications satellite.

January: U.S. Air Force Titan 2 with 2 Coriolis test payloads (Windsat and SMEI) for the Dept. of Defense from Space Launch Complex-4 West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. 

First quarter: Boeing Delta 2 with the NOAA-N weather satellite from Space Launch Complex 2-West at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

First quarter: Satmex-6 communications satellite for Satelites Mexicanos on a launch vehicle TBA.

First quarter: Boeing Delta 3 (8930) with the ICO-D1 satellite for New ICO from Complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

First quarter: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Japanese BSAT-2c communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

Early 2003: Air Force Titan 4B on mission B-26 with a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload and no upper stage from Space Launch Complex-4 East at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

Early 2003: Communications satellite for Pacific Century Matrix on a launch vehicle TBA.

February: Japanese Lunar-A (ISAS) spacecraft on the M-V launch vehicle from the Kagoshima Space Center, Japan.

February: Japanese military reconnaissance satellites (optical & radar) on a launch vehicle TBA.

No earlier than February: U.S. Air Force Titan 4B on mission B-39 with the Defense Support Program-22 missile warning satellite and Inertial Upper Stage-17 from Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

March: U.S. Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), a Boeing Delta 4 Medium, with a classified National Reconnaissance Office payload from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

First Quarter: Indonesian Telkom-2 communications satellite for PT Telkom on a launch vehicle TBA.

First Quarter: Anik F3 communications satellite, a Boeing 702 model, for Telesat Canada on a launch vehicle TBA.

April 10: Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-115 for space station assembly flight 12A from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

May 22: Boeing Delta 2 (7425) with NASA's Mars 2003 Lander-A from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

May 30: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-116 for space station assembly flight 12A.1 from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

June 1: Starsem Soyuz-ST/Fregat with the European Space Agency's Mars Express probe from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

June 4: Boeing Delta 2 (7425) with NASA's Mars 2003 Lander-B from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

June: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March 2C with the ESA/Chinese Double Star DSP-1 scientific satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center, China.

Second quarter: U.S. Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), a Boeing Delta 4 Medium, with a Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS-3) spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

Second/Third quarter: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Intelsat 10-01 or 10-02 communications satellite from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

Second/Third quarter: International Launch Services Proton M/Breeze M with the Intelsat 10-01 or 10-02 communications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

July: Japanese military reconnaissance satellites (optical & radar) on a launch vehicle TBA.

July:  Thuraya-2 communications satellite for the Thuraya Satellite Telecommunications Company on a launch vehicle TBA.

Mid-2003: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Eutelsat W-3A communications satellite (built by Astrium from an Eurostar-3000 bus) from Kourou, French Guiana.

Mid-2003: Second commercial launch of the Boeing Delta 4 (Medium +) with the Indonesian M2A communications satellite from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Mid-2003: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3B with the ApStar V communications satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China. (This launch may be removed from Long March because of U.S. Congressional sanctions).  

August 21: Space Shuttle Endeavour on STS-117 for space station assembly flight 13A from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

August: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the NSS-8 communications satellite for New Skies from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

August: U.S. Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), a Boeing Delta 4 Heavy, with a Defense Support Program (DSP-23) early warning satellite from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

September: Boeing Delta 2 (7320-10) with NASA's Swift Gamma Ray Burst Explorer spacecraft from Complex 17 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

October: Lockheed Martin Atlas 2AS with Japan Space Communications Corporation SUPERBIRD 6 communications satellite, a Boeing Satellite Systems 601 bus, from Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

October: SpainSat communications satellite, owned by Loral/HISDESAT X-band joint venture company XTAR, on a launch vehicle TBD.

November: Boeing Delta 2 with the Canadian Radarsat-2 satellite from Space Launch Complex 2-West at Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

Second half: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the Anik F2 communications satellite, a Boeing 702 model, for Telesat Canada from Kourou, French Guiana.

Second half: Third launch of the Indian Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV D-3) with the new Indian Cryogenic Upper Stage (CUS) from the SHAR Center, Sriharikota, India.

Second half: Russian Soyuz-U on ISS flight 11P with a Progress M1 resupply ship for the International Space Station from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Second half: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the PAS Light-2 satellite for PanAmSat from Kourou, French Guiana.

Fourth quarter: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the French Syracuse III military communications satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

Fourth quarter: MBSAT communications satellite, built by SS/Loral, for Mobile Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) of Japan, on a launch vehicle TBA.

December: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March 2C with the ESA/Chinese Double Star DSP-2 polar-orbiting scientific satellite from the Taiyuan Satellite Launching Center, China.

Late 2003: Lockheed Martin Atlas 3B with the U.S. Navy UHF Follow-on Satellite (UHF F-11) from Complex 36 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Late 2003: Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-118 on space station assembly flight 13A.1 from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Late 2003: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the Thaicom 4 (iPStar) communications satellite (built by SS/L) for Shin Satellite PLC from ELA-3 at Kourou, French Guiana.

Late 2003: South Korean EASTSAT communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

Late 2003: EuroSkyWay communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

Late 2003: Orbital Taurus XL with the Taiwan ROCSAT-2 earth observation satellite from Vandenberg AFB, Calif. . (Change in launch vehicle - originally scheduled for launch on the Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). 

Late 2003: DIRECTV-7S direct television broadcast satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

2003: Eurockot Rockot with the Russian Dialog communications satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2003: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Spaceway-1 communications satellite, a Boeing 702 model, from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

2003: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with the Spaceway-2 communications satellite, a Boeing 702 model, from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean.

2003: U.S. Air Force Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV), a Boeing Delta 4 Medium, with a Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP-17) spacecraft from Space Launch Complex-6 at Vandenberg AFB, Calif.

2003: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Hot Bird-8 satellite for Eutelsat from Kourou, French Guiana.

2003: Eurockot Rockot with the Intersputnik-M1 and M2 satellites from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2003: Lockheed Martin Atlas 5 with an Inmarsat I-4 navigation satellite from Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

2003-2004: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3 with the Feng Yun 2C scientific satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China.

2003-2004: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3 with another Feng Yun scientific satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China.

2003: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March CZ-3A with the Beidou-3 satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China.

2003: Inaugural launch of the Russian Angara 1.1 with an unannounced payload from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2003: Air Force Delta 2 (7925) with a NAVSTAR Global Positioning System 2R spacecraft from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

2003: Indonesian Palapa-C communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

2003: U.S. Naval Academy radio tracking Satellite-2 on a launch vehicle TBA.

2003: Eurockot Rockot with the Japanese SERVIS-1 (Space Environment Research Verification Integration System-1) experimental satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

2003-2004: Brazilian Star One communications satellite, an Alcatel SpaceBus 3000B3, on a launch vehicle TBA.

2003-2004: Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) with the Cartosat-2 spacecraft from the SHAR Center, Sriharikota, India.

2004

January 15: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-119 for space station assembly flight 15A from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

February 19: Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-120 for space station assembly flight 10A from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Early 2004: U.S. Air Force EELV with the Wideband Gapfiller Satellite (WGS), built by Boeing SS, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. 

Early 2004: Spanish Amazonas communications satellite on a launch vehicle TBA.

March: XTAR-EUR communications satellite, owned by Loral/HISDESAT X-band joint venture company XTAR, on a launch vehicle TBD.

April 30: Boeing Delta 2 with NASA's Cloudsat and the joint U.S./France Calypso spacecraft from a launch site TBA. (Calypso was formerly designated as both ESSP 3 and Picasso-CENA).

May 21: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-121 for space station assembly flight 9A.1? from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

July 2: Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-122 for space station assembly flight 1J/A? from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

August 19: Space Shuttle Columbia on STS-123 on a research mission or Hubble Servicing Mission from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Sept. 30: Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-124 for space station assembly flight 1J? from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Dec. 2: Space Shuttle Discovery on STS-125 for space station utilization flight UF3? from Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

2004: Boeing Delta 4 (Heavy) with a National Reconnaissance Office payload from Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

2004: Japanese H-2A launch vehicle with NASDA's Advanced Land Observation Satellite (ALOS-1) spacecraft from the Tanegashima Space Center, Japan.

2004: Arianespace Ariane 5 with an Inmarsat-4 navigation satellite from Kourou, French Guiana.

2004: Chinese launch vehicle with the DFH-4 communications satellite, built by Alcatel, on a launch vehicle TBA.

2004: Rascon communications satellite (C & Ku Band), built by Alcatel, on a launch vehicle TBA.

2004: Chinese launch vehicle with the DFH-3 communications satellite (C & Ku Band) on a launch vehicle TBA.

2004: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March with the ApStar VB communications satellite, built by Alcatel, from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China. 

Uncertain (Launches previously announced. No further information is available.)

Uncertain: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the SS/Loral WildBlue-1 (formerly iSKY-1) spacecraft from Kourou, French Guiana. (All work on WildBlue has been suspended).

Uncertain: Arianespace Ariane 5 with the SS/Loral WildBlue-2 (formerly iSKY-2) spacecraft from Kourou, French Guiana. (All work on WildBlue has been suspended).

Uncertain: Russian Soyuz-U with the Russian Resurs F2 remote sensing satellite from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia.

Uncertain: Sea Launch Zenit-3SL with a pair of AssureSat communications satellites from Odyssey launch platform positioned at 154 degrees West along equator in Pacific Ocean. (Work halted on AssureSat due to lack of funding).

Uncertain: Eurockot Rockot with Leo communications satellites from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. (Originally scheduled for late 2001).

Uncertain: Eurockot Rockot with the Monitor earth imaging satellite from Plesetsk Cosmodrome, Russia. (Originally scheduled for Sept. 2001).

Uncertain: Arianespace launch vehicle with the Japanese N-Star C satellite, for NTT DoCoMo, from Kourou, French Guiana.

Uncertain: Arianespace launch vehicle with the French Stentor technology demonstration satellite, built by Alcatel, from Kourou, French Guiana.

Uncertain: International Launch Services Proton (Block DM) with a GE Americom communications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Uncertain: International Launch Services Proton (Block DM) with an ICO communications satellite from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Uncertain: International Launch Services Proton (Block DM) with another ICO spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan.

Uncertain: Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL with ORBCOMM Mission-5 staged from site to be confirmed. (All work on Orbcomm satellites has been suspended).

Uncertain: Orbital Sciences Pegasus XL with ORBCOMM Mission-6 staged from site to be confirmed. (All work on Orbcomm satellites has been suspended).

Uncertain: China Great Wall Industry Corp. Long March with the Asian Research Satellite built by Iran in collaboration with Pakistan, China, Korea, Indonesia and Mongolia from the Xichang Satellite Launching Center, China.

Uncertain: Boeing Delta 3 (8930) with the ICO-D2 satellite from Complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

Uncertain: Boeing Delta 3 with the ICO-D3 satellite from Complex 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.

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