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Orbital Launches of 1971

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1971-001 12.01.1971 Kosmos 390 (Zenit-4M #10, Rotor #10) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-002 14.01.1971 Kosmos 391 (DS-P1-I #10) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-003 20.01.1971 Meteor-1 7 Vostok-2M Pl LC-41/1
1971-004 21.01.1971 Kosmos 392 (Zenit-2M #16, Gektor #16) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-005 21.01.1971 KH-8 30 (Gambit-3 4330, OPS 7776) Titan-3(23)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1971-006 26.01.1971 Intelsat-4 2 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36A
1971-007 26.01.1971 Kosmos 393 (DS-P1-Yu #39) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-008 31.01.1971 Apollo 14 (CSM 110, Kitty Hawk)
LM 8 (Antares)
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39A
February
1971-009 03.02.1971 NATO 2B Delta-M CC LC-17A
1971-010 09.02.1971 Kosmos 394 (DS-P1-M #3, Tyulpan #3, Lira #3) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-011 16.02.1971 MS T1 (Tansei 1) M-4S Ka LP-M
1971-012 17.02.1971 DSAP-5A F3 (OPS 5268)
NRL-PL 170A (S70-4(a), OPS 5268a)
NRL-PL 170B (S70-4(b), OPS 5268b)
NRL-PL 170C (S70-4(c), OPS 5268c)
Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Va SLC-10W
1971-F01 17.02.1971 KH-4B 13 (Corona 141, OPS 3297)
P-801 3
Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-3W Failure
1971-013 17.02.1971 Kosmos 395 (Tselina-O #8) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-014 18.02.1971 Kosmos 396 (Zenit-4M #11, Rotor #11) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-015 25.02.1971 Kosmos 397 (I2P #6) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/20
1971-016 26.02.1971 Kosmos 398 (L3 #2, T2K #2) Soyuz-L Ba LC-31/6
March
1971-017 03.03.1971 Kosmos 399 (Zenit-4M #12, Rotor #12) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-018 03.03.1971 SJ 1 CZ-1 Jq LC-2/5020
1971-F02 05.03.1971 Kosmos (400) (Zenit-2M #17, Gektor #17) & Nauka-2KS 3L Voskhod Pl LC-43/4 Failure
1971-F03 05.03.1971 Kosmos (400b) (DS-P1-Yu #40) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4 Failure
1971-019 13.03.1971 Explorer 43 (IMP I) Delta-M6 CC LC-17A
1971-020 18.03.1971 Kosmos 400 (DS-P1-M #4, Tyulpan #4, Lira #4) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-021 21.03.1971 Jumpseat 1 (OPS 4788) Titan-3(33)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1971-022 24.03.1971 KH-4B 14 (Corona 142, OPS 5300) Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1971-023 27.03.1971 Kosmos 401 (Zenit-4M #13, Rotor #13) Voskhod Pl LC-43/4
April
1971-024 01.04.1971 ISIS 2 Delta-E1 Va SLC-2E
1971-025 01.04.1971 Kosmos 402 (US-A #2) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/19
1971-026 02.04.1971 Kosmos 403 (Zenit-2M #18, Gektor #18) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-027 04.04.1971 Kosmos 404 (I2P #7) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/20
1971-028 07.04.1971 Kosmos 405 (Tselina-D #2) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1971-029 14.04.1971 Kosmos 406 (Zenit-4M #14, Rotor #14) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-030 15.04.1971 Tournesol (D 2A) Diamant-B Ko ELD
1971-031 17.04.1971 Meteor-1 8 Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1971-032 19.04.1971 Salyut 1 (DOS 1) Proton-K Ba LC-81/24
1971-033 22.04.1971 KH-8 31 (Gambit-3 4331, OPS 7899) Titan-3(23)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1971-034 22.04.1971 Soyuz 10 Soyuz Ba LC-1/5
1971-035 23.04.1971 Kosmos 407 (Strela-2M #3) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-036 24.04.1971 San Marco 3 Scout-B SM
1971-037 24.04.1971 Kosmos 408 (DS-P1-Yu #41) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-038 28.04.1971 Kosmos 409 (Sfera #6) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
May
1971-039 05.05.1971 DSP 2 (OPS 3811) Titan-3(23)C CC LC-40
1971-040 06.05.1971 Kosmos 410 (Zenit-2M #19, Gektor #19) & Nauka-8KS 1L Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-041 07.05.1971 Kosmos 411 (Strela-1M #9)
Kosmos 412 (Strela-1M #10)
Kosmos 413 (Strela-1M #11)
Kosmos 414 (Strela-1M #12)
Kosmos 415 (Strela-1M #13)
Kosmos 416 (Strela-1M #14)
Kosmos 417 (Strela-1M #15)
Kosmos 418 (Strela-1M #16)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-F04 08.05.1971 Mariner 8 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36A Failure
1971-042 10.05.1971 Kosmos 419 (Mars (2d), M-71 #1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23 Partial Failure
1971-043 18.05.1971 Kosmos 420 (Zenit-4M #15, Rotor #15) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-044 19.05.1971 Kosmos 421 (DS-P1-Yu #42) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-045 19.05.1971 Mars 2 (M-71 #2) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24
1971-046 22.05.1971 Kosmos 422 (Zaliv #8) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-047 27.05.1971 Kosmos 423 (DS-P1-Yu #43) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-048 28.05.1971 Kosmos 424 (Zenit-4M #16, Rotor #16) Voskhod Pl LC-43/4
1971-049 28.05.1971 Mars 3 (M-71 #3) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23
1971-050 29.05.1971 Kosmos 425 (Tselina-O #9) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-051 30.05.1971 Mariner 9 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36B
June
1971-052 04.06.1971 Kosmos 426 (DS-U2-K #1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-053 06.06.1971 Soyuz 11 Soyuz Ba LC-1/5
1971-054 08.06.1971 SESP 1 (P70-1, OPS 3850) Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Va SLC-10W
1971-055 11.06.1971 Kosmos 427 (Zenit-4MK #5, Germes #5) Voskhod Pl LC-43/4
1971-056 15.06.1971 KH-9 1 (Hexagon 1201, OPS 8709) Titan-3D Va SLC-4E
1971-057 24.06.1971 Kosmos 428 (Zenit-2M #20, Gektor #20) & Nauka-1KS 4L Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-F05 25.06.1971 Kosmos (429) (Zenit-4M #17, Rotor #17) Voskhod Pl LC-43/4 Failure
1971-F06 26.06.1971 LOK Model #1
L3 Model #3
N1/L3 Blok-G Blok-D Ba LC-110L Failure
July
1971-058 08.07.1971 Explorer 44 (SE C, Solrad 10) Scout-B WI LA-3
1971-059 16.07.1971 Meteor-1 9 Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1971-060 16.07.1971 Strawman 4 & RM 19 (OPS 8373) Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-1W
1971-061 20.07.1971 Kosmos 429 (Zenit-4M #18, Rotor #18) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-F07 22.07.1971 Kosmos (430) (Tselina-O #10) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2 Failure
1971-062 23.07.1971 Kosmos 430 (Zenit-4M #19, Rotor #19) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-063 26.07.1971 Apollo 15 (CSM 112, Endeavour)
LM 10 (Falcon)
PFS 1
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39A
1971-064 28.07.1971 Molniya-1 18 (Molniya-1 20L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1971-065 30.07.1971 Kosmos 431 (Zenit-2M #21, Gektor #21) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
August
1971-F07 03.08.1971 Kosmos (432) (DS-P1-Yu #44) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1 Failure
1971-066 05.08.1971 Kosmos 432 (Zenit-4M #20, Rotor #20) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-067 07.08.1971 OV1 20
OV1 21

LOADS 2 (Cannonball 2)
RTDS (Musketball)
Gridsphere 1, 2
Mylar Balloon
Rigidsphere
LCS 4
Atlas-F OV1 (2×) Va BMRS-A2
1971-068 08.08.1971 Kosmos 433 (OGCh #24) R-36-O Ba LC-191/66
1971-069 12.08.1971 Kosmos 434 (L3 #3, T2K #3) Soyuz-L Ba LC-31/6
1971-070 12.08.1971 KH-8 32 (Gambit-3 4332, OPS 8607) Titan-3(24)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1971-071 16.08.1971 Eole (CAS 1) Scout-B1 WI LA-3
1971-F09 19.08.1971 Kosmos (435) (Zenit-4M #21, Rotor #21) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6 Failure
1971-072 27.08.1971 Kosmos 435 (DS-P1-Yu #45) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
September
1971-073 02.09.1971 Luna 18 (Ye-8-5 #7) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24
1971-074 07.09.1971 Kosmos 436 (Tselina-O #11) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-075 10.09.1971 Kosmos 437 (Tselina-O #12) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-076 10.09.1971 KH-4B 15 (Corona 143, OPS 5454)
P-11 4427 (OPS 7681)
Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1971-077 14.09.1971 Kosmos 438 (Zenit-4MK #6, Germes #6) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1971-078 21.09.1971 Kosmos 439 (Zenit-2M #22, Gektor #22) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-079 24.09.1971 Kosmos 440 (DS-P1-I #11) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-080 28.09.1971 SS 1 (Shinsei) M-4S Ka LP-M
1971-081 28.09.1971 Kosmos 441 (Zenit-4M #22, Rotor #22) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-082 28.09.1971 Luna 19 (Ye-8LS #1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24
1971-083 29.09.1971 OSO 7
TTS 4
Delta-N CC LC-17A
1971-084 29.09.1971 Kosmos 442 (Zenit-4M #23, Rotor #23) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
October
1971-085 07.10.1971 Kosmos 443 (Zenit-2M #23, Gektor #23) & Nauka-8KS 2L Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-086 13.10.1971 Kosmos 444 (Strela-1M #17)
Kosmos 445 (Strela-1M #18)
Kosmos 446 (Strela-1M #19)
Kosmos 447 (Strela-1M #20)
Kosmos 448 (Strela-1M #21)
Kosmos 449 (Strela-1M #22)
Kosmos 450 (Strela-1M #23)
Kosmos 451 (Strela-1M #24)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-087 14.10.1971 DSAP-5B F1 (OPS 4311) Thor-LV2F Burner-2A Va SLC-10W
1971-088 14.10.1971 Kosmos 452 (Zenit-4M #24, Rotor #24) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-089 17.10.1971 ASTEX (P71-2) Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-1W
1971-090 19.10.1971 Kosmos 453 (DS-P1-Yu #46) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-091 21.10.1971 ITOS B Delta-N6 Va SLC-2E Failure / only fragments reached orbit
1971-092 23.10.1971 KH-8 33 (Gambit-3 4333, OPS 7616) Titan-3(24)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1971-093 28.10.1971 Prospero (X 3) Black Arrow Wo
November
1971-094 02.11.1971 Kosmos 454 (Zenit-4M #25, Rotor #25) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1971-095 03.11.1971 DSCS-2 1 (OPS 9431)
DSCS-2 2 (OPS 9432)
Titan-3(23)C CC LC-40
1971-F10 05.11.1971 STV 4 Europa-2 Ko CECLES Failure
1971-096 15.11.1971 Explorer 45 (SSS A) Scout-B SM
1971-097 17.11.1971 Kosmos 455 (DS-P1-Yu #47) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-098 19.11.1971 Kosmos 456 (Zenit-4M #26, Rotor #26) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-099 20.11.1971 Kosmos 457 (Sfera #7) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-100 24.11.1971 Molniya-2 1 Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1971-F11 24.11.1971 Kosmos (458) (DS-P1-I #12) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4 Failure
1971-101 29.11.1971 Kosmos 458 (DS-P1-Yu #48) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-102 29.11.1971 Kosmos 459 (DS-P1-M #5, Tyulpan #5, Lira #5) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-103 30.11.1971 Kosmos 460 (Tselina-O #13) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
December
1971-104 02.12.1971 Interkosmos 5 (DS-U2-IK #2) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4
1971-105 02.12.1971 Kosmos 461 (DS-U2-MT #1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1971-F12 03.12.1971 Kosmos (462) (Zenit-2M #24, Gektor #24) & Nauka-5KS 2L Voskhod Pl LC-43/4 Failure
1971-106 03.12.1971 Kosmos 462 (I2P #8) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/20
1971-F13 04.12.1971 Canyon 4 Atlas-SLV3A Agena-D CC LC-13 Failure
1971-F14 05.12.1971 Polaire Diamant-B Ko ELD Failure
1971-107 06.12.1971 Kosmos 463 (Zenit-4M #27, Rotor #27) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-108 10.12.1971 Kosmos 464 (Zenit-4M #28, Rotor #28) Voskhod Pl LC-43/3
1971-109 11.12.1971 Ariel 4 (UK 4) Scout-B1 Va SLC-5
1971-110 14.12.1971 Poppy 9A (NRL-PL 171, OPS 7898)
Poppy 9B (NRL-PL 172, OPS 7898b)
Poppy 9C (NRL-PL 173, OPS 7898c)
Poppy 9D (NRL-PL 174, OPS 7898d)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-1W
1971-111 15.12.1971 Kosmos 465 (Zaliv #9) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-112 16.12.1971 Kosmos 466 (Zenit-4M #29, Rotor #29) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1971-113 17.12.1971 Kosmos 467 (DS-P1-Yu #49) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1971-114 17.12.1971 Kosmos 468 (Strela-2M #4) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-115 19.12.1971 Molniya-1 19 (Molniya-1 25L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1971-116 20.12.1971 Intelsat-4 3 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36A
1971-117 25.12.1971 Kosmos 469 (US-A #3) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/19
1971-118 27.12.1971 Kosmos 470 (Zenit-4MT #1, Orion #1) Soyuz-M Pl LC-41/1
1971-119 27.12.1971 Aureole 1 (Oreol 1, DS-U2-GKA #1, ARCAD 1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1971-120 29.12.1971 Meteor-1 10 Vostok-2M Pl LC-41/1

Launch sites:

Ba = Baikonur (Tyuratam, NIIP-5, GIK-5), Tyuratam, USSR USSR
CC = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
CCK = NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Jq = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China
Ka = Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan Japan
KY = Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd, USSR USSR
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), USSR USSR
SM = San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay, Kenya Kenya
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
Wo = Woomera Instrumented Range, Woomera, South Australia, Australia Australia
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