Orbital Launches of 2008

updated: 15.05.2008

ID Date Payload(s) Vehicle Site Remark
January
2008-001 15.01.2008 Thuraya 3 Zenit-3SL SL
2008-002 21.01.2008 TECSAR 1 (Polaris ?) PSLV-CA Sr FLP
2008-003 28.01.2008 Ekspress-AM 33 Proton-M Briz-M TB LC-200/39
February
2008-004 05.02.2008 Progress-M 63 Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2008-005 07.02.2008 Atlantis F29 (STS-122)
COF (Columbus)
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2008-006 11.02.2008 Thor 5 Proton-M Briz-M TB LC-200/39
2008-007 23.02.2008 WINDS (Kizuna) H-2A-2024 Ta YLP-1
March
2008-008 09.03.2008 ATV 1 (Jules Verne) Ariane-5ES Ko ELA-3 Version 1st flight
2008-009 11.03.2008 Endeavour F21 (STS-123)
JEM-ELM-PS
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2008-010 13.03.2008 Trumpet-F/O 2 ? (USA 200, NROL 28, SBIRS-HEO 2, TWINS B) Atlas-5(411) Va SLC-3E
2008-011 14.03.2008 AMC 14 Proton-M Briz-M TB Partial failure
2008-012 15.03.2008 Navstar-2RM 6 Delta-7925 CC SLC-17A
2008-013 17.03.2008 DirecTV 11 Zenit-3SL SL
2008-014 27.03.2008 SAR-Lupe 4 Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
April
2008-015 08.04.2008 Soyuz-TMA 12 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2008-016 14.04.2008 ICO G1 Atlas-5(421) CC SLC-41
2008-017 16.04.2008 C/NOFS (P00-3) Pegasus-XL Kw
2008-018 18.04.2008 Star One C2
VINASAT 1
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2008-019 25.04.2008 Tian Lian 1 CZ-3C Xi LC-2 Version 1st flight
2008-020 26.04.2008 GIOVE B (GSTB v2B) Soyuz-FG Fregat TB LC-31/6
2008-021 28.04.2008 Cartosat 2A
IMS 1
CanX 6
CanX 2
AAU-Cubesat 2
Cute 1.7 + APD II
COMPASS 1
Delfi C3
SEEDS 2
Rubin 8-AIS
PSLV-CA Sr SLP
2008-022 28.04.2008 Amos 3 (Amos 60) Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1 Version 1st flight
May
2008-023 14.05.2008 Progress-M 64 Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2008-024 21.05.2008 Galaxy 18 Zenit-3SL SL
2008-025 23.05.2008 Gonets-D1M 2
Gonets-D1M 3
Gonets-D1M 4

Yubileyniy
Rokot-KM Pl LC-133
2008-026 27.05.2008 FY 3A CZ-4C TY


Planned:
  

ID Date Payload(s) Vehicle Site Remark
May
30.05.2008 Skynet 5C
T├╝rksat 3A
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
31.05.2008 Discovery F-35 (STS-124)
JEM-PM (Kibo)
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
June
03.06.2008 GLAST Delta-7920H-10L CC SLC-17B
15.06.2008 Jason 2 (OSTM) Delta-7320-10C Va SLC-2W
22.06.2008 ZX 9 (ChinaSat 9) CZ-3B Xi
24.06.2008 Trailblazer
DSAT
InnoSAT
CubeSAT
Celestis 05
Falcon-1 Om Version 1st flight
27.06.2008 ProtoStar 1
Badr 6
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
30.06.2008 Navstar-2RM 7 Delta-7925 CC SLC-17
xx.06.2008 THEOS Dnepr-1 Do
xx.06.2008 Orbcomm xx
Orbcomm xx
Orbcomm xx
Orbcomm xx
Orbcomm xx

Orbcomm CDS-3
Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
xx.06.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Persona #1) Soyuz-2-1b Pl Version 1st flight
xx.1H.2008 HJ 1A
HJ 1B
CZ-2C-III TY
July
30.07.2008 SAR-Lupe 5 Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
xx.07.2008 Chandrayaan 1 PSLV-XL Sr SLP Version 1st flight
xx.07.2008 Echostar 11 Zenit-3SL SL
xx.07.2008 IGS-Optical 4
IGS-Radar 4
H-2A-2024 Ta YLP-1
xx.07.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #15)
Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #16)
Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #17)
Proton-M Blok-DM-2 TB
xx.07.2008 VENESAT 1 (Simon Bolivar 1) CZ-3B Xi
xx.07.2008 "mil sat" Proton-K Blok-DM-2 TB
August
06.08.2008 Superbird 7
AMC 21
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
12.08.2008 Progress-M 01M Soyuz-U TB
22.08.2008 GeoEye 1 Delta-7420-10C Va SLC-2W
xx.08.2008 DMSP-5D3 F18 Atlas-5(401) Va SLC-3E
xx.08.2008 Ekspress-AM 44
Ekspress-MD 1
Proton-M Briz-M TB
xx.08.2008 Galaxy 19 Zenit-3SL SL
xx.08.2008 GOSAT
SOHLA 1
MicroLabSat 2
SDS 1
SpriteSat
PRISM
Kagayaki
KKS 1
H-2A Ta YLP-1
xx.08.2008 MEASAT 3a Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1
September
09.09.2008 Mentor 4 ? (NROL 26) Delta-4H CC SLC-37B
10.09.2008 Progress-M 65 Soyuz-U TB
11.09.2008 Navstar-2RM 8 Delta-7925 CC SLC-17
13.09.2008 IBEX (SMEX 10) Pegasus-XL [Star-27]
14.09.2008 TacSat 3
GeneSat 2
PharmaSat 1
Minotaur-1 WI LA-0B
xx.09.2008 GOCE Rokot-KM Pl LC-133
xx.09.2008 Koronas Foton Tsiklon-3 ? Pl ?
xx.3Q.2008 Meteor-M 1
Sterkh 2
Universitetsky 2
Zond-PP
UGATUSAT
Soyuz-2-1b Fregat TB
xx.3Q.2008 RazakSat (MacSat)
Cubesats
Falcon-1 Om
October
08.10.2008 Atlantis F31 (STS-125) Shuttle CC SLC-39A
11.10.2008 WGS 2 Atlas-5(421) CC SLC-41 Version 1st flight
12.10.2008 Soyuz-TMA 13 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
12.10.2008 SZ 7
(subsatellite)
CZ-2F Jq
22.10.2008 COSMO 3 Delta-7420-10C Va SLC-2W
xx.10.2008 Insat 3D GSLV Mk.2 Sr Version 1st flight
xx.10.2008 SMOS
PROBA 2
Rokot-KM Pl LC-133
xx.10.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #18)
Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #19)
Kosmos 24xx (Uragan-M #20)
Proton-M Blok-DM-2 TB
November
11.11.2008 Endeavour F-22 (STS-126)
MPLM
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
13.11.2008 STSS 1
STSS 2
Delta-7920-10C CC SLC-17
26.11.2008 Progress-M 01M Soyuz-U TB
xx.11.2008 Elektro-L 1 Zenit-3SLBF TB LC-45/1 Version 1st flight
xx.11.2008 IGS 4A
IGS 4B
H-2A Ta YLP-1
xx.11.2008 ? PSLV (3) Sr SLP
December
01.12.2008 SDO Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
08.12.2008 LRO
LCROSS
Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
12.12.2008 GOES O Delta-4M+(4,2) CC SLC-37B
15.12.2008 OCO (ESSP 5) Taurus-3110 Va 576E Version 1st flight
xx.12.2008 FY 2E CZ-3A Xi
xx.12.2008 SBSS 1 Minotaur-4 Va ? Version first flight
TBD
xx.xx.2008 Astra 1M Proton-M Briz-M TB
xx.xx.2008 BD 2B CZ-3A Xi
xx.xx.2008 DubaiSat 1
Deimos 1
UK-DMC 2
Nanosat 1B
Dnepr-1 Do
xx.xx.2008 Herschel
Planck
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
xx.xx.2008 Inmarsat-4 F3 Proton-M Briz-M TB
xx.xx.2008 Kanopus V Shtil-1N @BaS
xx.xx.2008 Kompass 2N Shtil-2.1 @BaS Version 1st flight
xx.2H.2008 Kondor-E Strela TB
xx.xx.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Yantar-4K2M #4, Kobalt-M #4) Soyuz-U Pl
xx.xx.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Liana #1) Soyuz-U Pl
xx.xx.2008 Kosmos 24xx (Parus #97)
Sterkh 1
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
xx.xx.2008 Meridian 2 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat Pl LC-43/4
? xx.xx.2008 Molniya 1T 94 Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl
? xx.xx.2008 Molniya 3K 3 (13L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl
xx.xx.2008 Nimiq 4 Proton-M Briz-M TB
xx.xx.2008 Rapideye 1
Rapideye 2
Rapideye 3
Rapideye 4
Rapideye 5
Dnepr-1 Do
xx.xx.2008 Resurs-O1 3 (Resurs-O1 #5) Zenit-2 TB LC-45/1
xx.xx.2008 Sich 2 Dnepr-1 TB LC-109/95
xx.xx.2008 Sirius 5 (CD-Radio 5) Proton-M Briz-M TB
xx.xx.2008 SJ 9 CZ-2D (str.) Jq
? xx.xx.2008 Vietnam DMC
Thai-Paht 2
Bissat ?
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
xx.xx.2008 XM 5 Zenit-3SL SL
xx.xx.2008 "mil sat" Proton-K Blok-DM-2 TB

 

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