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Next Launches January-March 2004:

Jan. 29  Soyuz    Progress 13P 
Launch time: 1158 GMT (6:58 a.m. EST)
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome. Kazakhstan
A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 13th Progress 
cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station (ISS). 
Delayed from Nov. 20. 
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February

Feb. 5  Atlas 2A S    AMC 10 
Launch window: 2256-0006 (5:56 to 7:06 p.m. EST)
Launch site: SLC-36A, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Florida
Lockheed Martin's Atlas rocket, AC-165, will launch the AMC 10 
communications satellite for SES AMERICOM. The Lockheed 
Martin-built C-band spacecraft will relay cable television 
programming across the United States. It will replace the 
aging Satcom C4 satellite.
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Feb. 14  Titan 4 B    DSP-22
Launch window: 1821-2221 GMT (1:21-5:21 p.m. EST)
Launch site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Florida
The Lockheed Martin Titan 4 B, known as B-39, 
will launch the 22nd Defense Support Program (DSP-22) missile-warning s
atellite with the Boeing Inertial Upper Stage-10.
The launch will be run by the U.S. Air Force. 
Delayed from Nov. 4 and Jan. 17 due to delays of Titan 4 B-36. 
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Feb. 26  Ariane 5 G+     Rosetta spacecraft 
Launch time: 0816 GMT (3:16 a.m. EST)
Launch site: ELA-3, Kourou, French French Guiana Space Center.
Arianespace Ariane 5G+ rocket will launch the European Space Agency's 
Rosetta spacecraft on a mission to rendezvous with Comet Churyumov-Gerasimenko 
for detailed observations. Delayed from Jan. 12, 2003 in wake of Ariane 5 
launch failure. The delay forced the mission to be replanned from the 
original target of Comet 46 P/Wirtanen. 
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Feb. 26  Taurus XL    ROCSat-2 
Launch window: TBD
Launch site: Area 576-E, Vandenberg Air Force Base. Calif.
The Orbital Sciences Taurus XL rocket will launch the ROCSAT 2 
remote sensing satellite for Republic of China's National Space 
Program Office. This will mark the Taurus vehicle's return to flight 
following a failure in September 2001. Delayed from Nov. 25. Delayed 
from Jan. 17 to fix electrical issue with the launch vehicle. 

March

 
1st Qtr.  Sea Launch    DIRECTV 7S 
Launch time: TBD 
Launch site: Odyssey Launch Platform, Pacific Ocean (154° West, 0° North)
The Sea Launch Zenit 3SL rocket will launch the DIRECTV 7S direct-to-home 
TV broadcasting satellite. Built by Space Systems/Loral, the spacecraft 
will provide entertainment programming and local channel service to DIRECTV
subscribers across the United States. Originally slated to fly aboard an 
Ariane 5 rocket, DIRECTV 7S was switched to Sea Launch due to scheduling 
conflicts. 
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March 8  Delta 2    GPS 2R-11 
Launch window: TBD
Launch site: SLC-17, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Florida
Boeing Delta 2 will launch the Navstar Global Positioning System 2R-11 
military navigation satellite. The launch will be run by the U.S. Air Force. 
The rocket will fly in the Delta 2 7925 vehicle configuration. Delayed from Dec. 19.  
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March 12  Atlas 3A    MBSAT 
Launch time: TBA
Launch site: SLC-36B, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Florida
Lockheed Martin's Atlas 3A rocket, AC-202, will launch the MBSAT satellite for 
Japan's Mobile Broadcasting Corporation. Built by Space Systems/Loral, the 
mobile communications spacecraft designed to serve Japan and South Korea. 
Delayed from late 2003 and Feb. 27. 
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Mid-March  Proton    W3A 
Launch time: TBD
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome. Kazakhstan
An ILS Proton  M rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will launch the W3A 
telecommunications spacecraft for operator Eutelsat. The Astrium -built 
satellite will provide pan-European and pan-African coverage. Delayed from 2003.

 

Other Launch Schedule pages:

Spaceflightnow.com
Space.com launch forecast
International Launch Services
Floridatoday.com
Launchdate links
Honeywell launch schedule
UNITED STATES COMMERCIAL ELV LAUNCH MANIFEST (19 Jan 2004)
Concise launch manifest for the next several years ( Small World Communications )

 

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