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One year launch manifest 2010

Dec. 2010- Feb. 2011

Click here for a complete list of Spacecraft launched in 2009 Claude Lafleur

December 2010
Dec. 17 Long March 3A Beidou
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Xichang Satellite Launch Center., China

A Long March 3A rocket will launch a Beidou navigation satellite for the Chinese government. [Dec. 16]

Dec. 20 GSLV GSAT 5
Launch time: Approx. 1030 GMT (5:30 a.m. EST)
Launch site:
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India

India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) will launch the GSAT 5 communications satellite to cover India, Asia, Africa and parts of Europe. The satellite is also called INSAT 4D. The rocket will fly in the GSLV Mk.1 configuration with a Russian cryogenic third stage. The mission is codenamed GSLV-F06. [Dec. 11]

Dec. 25
Zenit 3F Electro-L 1
Launch time: 1227 GMT (7:27 a.m. EST)
Launch site:
Baikonur Cosmodrome. Kazakhstan

A Russian government Zenit 3F rocket will launch the first Electro-L weather satellite. The rocket will use a Fregat upper stage to boost the spacecraft to geosynchronous orbit. The Electro-L satellite will collect visible and infrared satellite imagery for Russian meteorologists. [Dec. 11]

Dec. 28
Ariane 5 Hispasat 1E & Koreasat 6
Launch window: 2126-2215 GMT (4:26-5:15 p.m. EST)
Launch site: ELA-3,
Kourou, French Guiana

Arianespace Flight 199 will use an Ariane 5 rocket with a cryogenic upper stage to launch the Spanish Hispasat 1E communications satellite to serve Europe, North America and South America. The Koreasat 6 broadcasting satellite will also launch on the Ariane 5 for South Korea. Delayed from Dec. 21. [Dec. 14]

Dec. 28
Soyuz Glonass
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Plesetsk Cosmodrome., Russia

A Russian government Soyuz 2-1a rocket and Fregat upper stage will launch the first next-generation Glonass K navigation satellite. [Dec. 10]

Late December Proton KA-SAT
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Baikonur Cosmodrome., Kazakhstan

An International Launch Services Proton rocket with a Breeze M upper stage will deploy the KA-SAT communications satellite for Eutelsat to provide broadband Internet services to Europe. Delayed from November. Delayed from Dec. 19 by Proton mishap investigation. [Dec. 10]

January 2011
January PSLV Resourcesat 2
Launch time: TBD
Launch site:
Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota, India

India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) will launch the Resourcesat 2 Earth observation satellite, the XSAT demonstration satellite for Singapore, and the Youthsat payload for India and Russia. The mission is codenamed PSLV-C16. [Nov. 26]

Jan. 11 Delta 4-Heavy NROL-49
Launch window: TBD
Launch site: SLC-6,
Vandenberg Air Force Base., California

The United Launch Alliance Delta 4-Heavy rocket will launch a classified spy satellite cargo for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The largest of the Delta 4 family, the Heavy version features three Common Booster Cores mounted together to form a triple-body rocket. Delayed from Dec. 1. Moved up from Jan. 15. [Oct. 27]

Jan. 20 H-2B HTV 2
Launch time: 0629 GMT (1:29 a.m. EST)
Launch site:
Tanegashima Space Center, Japan

The Japanese H-2B rocket will launch the second H-2 Transfer Vehicle. The HTV serves as an unmanned cargo vehicle to deliver equipment and supplies to the International Space Station. [Nov. 10]

Jan. 28 Soyuz Progress 41P
Launch time: TBD
Launch site: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan

A Russian government Soyuz rocket will launch the 41st Progress cargo delivery ship to the International Space Station. Delayed from Dec. 27. [Sept. 2]

February 2011
Feb. 3 Shuttle Discovery ULF 5
Launch time: 0634 GMT (1:34 a.m. EST)
Launch site: LC-39A, Kennedy Space Center, Florida

STS-133 will be the 35th U.S. mission to the International Space Station. The flight will carry the fourth ExPRESS Logistics Carrier with spare parts for the station. Discovery will also deliver the Permanent Multipurpose Module (PMM). Delayed from Nov. 1 and Nov. 2. Moved again from Nov. 3 by main engine controller issue. Scrubbed on Nov. 4 by weather. Scrubbed on Nov. 5 for gaseous hydrogen leak on ground umbilical carrier plate. Delayed from Nov. 30, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 due to external tank stringer cracks. See our Mission Status Center. [Dec. 4]

Feb. 5 Minotaur 1 NROL-66
Launch window: TBD
Launch site: SLC-8, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

The Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket will launch a classified satellite payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. Moved up from March. [Nov. 23]

February Dnepr Multi-payload
Launch time: TBD
Launch site: Yasny, Russia

An ISC Kosmotras Dnepr rocket will launch the Sich 2 Earth observation satellite for Ukraine, the NigeriaSat 2 and NigeriaSat X remote sensing satellites for Nigeria, the RASAT demonstration satellite for Turkey, the EduSAT spacecraft for the University of Rome, and other payloads. Delayed from December. [Nov. 26]

Feb. 15 Ariane 5 ATV 2
Launch time: Approx. 2207 GMT (5:07 p.m. EST)
Launch site: ELA-3, Kourou, French Guiana

Arianespace Flight 200 will use an Ariane 5 ES rocket to launch the European Space Agency's second Automated Transfer Vehicle, named Johannes Kepler. The ATV is a cargo-carrying spacecraft to deliver supplies and equipment to the orbiting International Space Station. Delayed from December. [Dec. 17]

Feb. 23 Taurus Glory
Launch time: 1010 GMT (5:10 a.m. EST; 2:10 a.m. PST)
Launch site: SLC-576E, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

The Orbital Sciences Taurus rocket will launch NASA's Glory Earth observation satellite. Glory will collect data on black carbon and aerosols in the Earth's atmosphere and solar irradiance and its affects on Earth's long-term climate record. Delayed from Nov. 22 to finish fairing separation redesign effort and troubleshoot spacecraft solar array drive motor problem. [Oct. 1
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