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Orbital Launches of 1979

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1979-001 11.01.1979 Kosmos 1070 (Zenit-2M #94, Gektor #94) & Nauka-30KS 1L Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-002 13.01.1979 Kosmos 1071 (Zenit-4MKM #26, Gerakl #26) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-003 16.01.1979 Kosmos 1072 (Parus #17) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-004 18.01.1979 Molniya-3 23L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1979-005 25.01.1979 Meteor-Priroda 2-3 (Meteor-1 29) Vostok-2M Ba LC-31/6
1979-006 30.01.1979 Kosmos 1073 (Zenit-4MKM #27, Gerakl #27) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-007 30.01.1979 SCATHA (P78-2) Delta-2914 CC LC-17B
1979-008 31.01.1979 Kosmos 1074 (Soyuz-T #2) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
February
1979-009 06.02.1979 ECS a (Ayame 1) N-1 Ta LP-N Partial Failure
1979-010 08.02.1979 Kosmos 1075 (Taifun-1 #10, Vektor #10) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-011 12.02.1979 Kosmos 1076 (Okean-E #1) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1979-012 13.02.1979 Kosmos 1077 (Tselina-D #18) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1979-F01 16.02.1979 Kosmos (1078) (Zenit-2M #95, Gektor #95) & Nauka-32KS 2L Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1 Failure
1979-013 18.02.1979 SAGE (AEM 2, Explorer 60) Scout-D1 WI LA-3
1979-014 21.02.1979 Corsa B (Hakucho) M-3C Ka LP-M
1979-015 21.02.1979 Ekran 3 (Ekran 16L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1979-016 22.02.1979 Kosmos 1078 (Zenit-4MKM #28, Gerakl #28) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-017 24.02.1979 Solwind (P78-1) Atlas-F OIS Va SLC-3W
1979-018 25.02.1979 Soyuz 32 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-019 27.02.1979 Kosmos 1079 (Yantar-2K #9, Feniks #9) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-020 27.02.1979 Interkosmos 19 (AUOS-Z-I-IK #1, Ionozond-IK) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
March
1979-021 01.03.1979 Meteor-2 4 Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1979-022 12.03.1979 Progress 5 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-023 14.03.1979 Kosmos 1080 (Zenit-4MKM #29, Gerakl #29) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-024 15.03.1979 Kosmos 1081 (Strela-1M #169)
Kosmos 1082 (Strela-1M #170)
Kosmos 1083 (Strela-1M #171)
Kosmos 1084 (Strela-1M #172)
Kosmos 1085 (Strela-1M #173)
Kosmos 1086 (Strela-1M #174)
Kosmos 1087 (Strela-1M #175)
Kosmos 1088 (Strela-1M #176)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-025 16.03.1979 KH-9 15 (Hexagon 1215, OPS 3854)
P-11 4431 (OPS 6675)
Titan-3D Va SLC-4E
1979-026 21.03.1979 Kosmos 1089 (Parus #18) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-027 31.03.1979 Kosmos 1090 (Zenit-2M #96, Gektor #96) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
April
1979-028 07.04.1979 Kosmos 1091 (Parus #19) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-029 10.04.1979 Soyuz 33 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-030 11.04.1979 Kosmos 1092 (Tsikada #5) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-031 12.04.1979 Molniya-1K 43 (Molniya-1K 52L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1979-032 14.04.1979 Kosmos 1093 (Tselina-D #19) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/3
1979-033 18.04.1979 Kosmos 1094 (US-P #6) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1979-034 20.04.1979 Kosmos 1095 (Zenit-6U #6, Argon #6) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-E01 20.04.1979 Kosmos (1096) (TKS-VA #7)
Kosmos (1097) (TKS-VA #8)
Proton-K Ba Launch abort on pad
1979-035 25.04.1979 Raduga 5 (Gran 15L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1979-036 25.04.1979 Kosmos 1096 (US-P #7) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1979-037 27.04.1979 Kosmos 1097 (Yantar-4K1 #1, Oktan #1) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
May
1979-038 04.05.1979 FLTSATCOM 2 (OPS 6292) Atlas-SLV3D Centaur-D1AR CC LC-36A
1979-039 13.05.1979 Progress 6 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-040 15.05.1979 Kosmos 1098 (Zenit-4MKM #30, Gerakl #30) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-041 17.05.1979 Kosmos 1099 (Zenit-4MKT #8, Fram #8) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-042 22.05.1979 Kosmos 1100 (TKS-VA #9)
Kosmos 1101 (TKS-VA #10)
Proton-K Ba LC-81/24
1979-043 25.05.1979 Kosmos 1102 (Zenit-2M/NKh #2, Gektor-Priroda #2) & Nauka-32KS 3L Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-044 28.05.1979 KH-8 50 (Gambit-3 4350, OPS 7164) Titan-3(24)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1979-045 31.05.1979 Kosmos 1103 (Zenit-6U #7, Argon #7) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-046 31.05.1979 Kosmos 1104 (Parus #20) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
June
1979-047 02.06.1979 Ariel 6 (UK 6) Scout-D1 WI LA-3
1979-048 05.06.1979 Molniya-3 21L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1979-049 06.06.1979 Soyuz 34 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-050 06.06.1979 DMSP-5D1 F4 (OPS 5390) Thor-LV2F Star-37XE Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-10W
1979-051 07.06.1979 Bhaskara 1 Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
1979-052 08.06.1979 Kosmos 1105 (Zenit-4MKT #9, Fram #9) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-053 10.06.1979 DSP 8 (OPS 7484) Titan-3(23)C CC LC-40
1979-054 12.06.1979 Kosmos 1106 (Zenit-2M/NKh #3, Gektor-Priroda #3) & Nauka-33KS 1L Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-055 15.06.1979 Kosmos 1107 (Zenit-6U #8, Argon #8) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-056 22.06.1979 Kosmos 1108 (Zenit-4MKT #10, Fram #10) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-057 27.06.1979 NOAA 6 (A) Atlas-F Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1979-058 27.06.1979 Kosmos 1109 (US-K #11) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-41/1
1979-059 28.06.1979 Progress 7 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-060 28.06.1979 Kosmos 1110 (Strela-2M #20) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-061 29.06.1979 Kosmos 1111 (Zenit-6U #9, Argon #9) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
July
1979-062 05.07.1979 Gorizont 2 (Gorizont 12L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1979-063 06.07.1979 Kosmos 1112 (Taifun-2 #6) / 24 Romb Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
1979-064 10.07.1979 Kosmos 1113 (Zenit-4MKM #31, Gerakl #31) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-065 11.07.1979 Kosmos 1114 (Tselina-O #39) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-066 13.07.1979 Kosmos 1115 (Zenit-4MKT #11, Fram #11) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-067 20.07.1979 Kosmos 1116 (Tselina-D #20) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1979-068 25.07.1979 Kosmos 1117 (Zenit-4MKM #32, Gerakl #32) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-069 27.07.1979 Kosmos 1118 (Zenit-2M/NKh #4, Gektor-Priroda #4) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-F02 27.07.1979 SJ (2)
SJ (2A)
SJ (2B)
FB-1 Jq LC-2/138 Failure
1979-070 31.07.1979 Molniya-1K 44 (Molniya-1K 47L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/3
August
1979-071 03.08.1979 Kosmos 1119 (Zenit-4MT #16, Orion #16) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-072 10.08.1979 Westar 3 Delta-2914 CC LC-17A
1979-F03 10.08.1979 RTP (Rohini 1A) SLV-3 Sr Failure
1979-073 11.08.1979 Kosmos 1120 (Zenit-4MKM #33, Gerakl #33) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6 ?
1979-074 14.08.1979 Kosmos 1121 (Yantar-2K #10, Feniks #10) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-075 17.08.1979 Kosmos 1122 (Zenit-2M/NKh #5, Gektor-Priroda #5) & Nauka-31KS 1L Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-076 21.08.1979 Kosmos 1123 (Zenit-4MKT #12, Fram #12) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-077 28.08.1979 Kosmos 1124 (US-K #12) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-43/4
1979-078 28.08.1979 Kosmos 1125 (Strela-2M #21) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1979-079 31.08.1979 Kosmos 1126 (Zenit-6U #10, Argon #10) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
September
1979-080 05.09.1979 Kosmos 1127 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #1) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-081 14.09.1979 Kosmos 1128 (Zenit-4MKM #34, Gerakl #34) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1979-082 20.09.1979 HEAO 3 Atlas-SLV3D Centaur-D1AR CC LC-36B
1979-083 25.09.1979 Kosmos 1129 (Bion #5) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-084 25.09.1979 Kosmos 1130 (Strela-1M #177)
Kosmos 1131 (Strela-1M #178)
Kosmos 1132 (Strela-1M #179)
Kosmos 1133 (Strela-1M #180)
Kosmos 1134 (Strela-1M #181)
Kosmos 1135 (Strela-1M #182)
Kosmos 1136 (Strela-1M #183)
Kosmos 1137 (Strela-1M #184)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-085 28.09.1979 Kosmos 1138 (Zenit-6U #11, Argon #11) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
October
1979-086 01.10.1979 Vortex 9 (OPS 1948) Titan-3(23)C CC LC-40
1979-087 03.10.1979 Ekran 4 (Ekran 17L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1979-088 05.10.1979 Kosmos 1139 (Zenit-4MT #17, Orion #17) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1979-089 11.10.1979 Kosmos 1140 (Strela-2M #22) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-F04 12.10.1979 Kosmos (1141) (Zenit-6U #12, Argon #12) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3 Failure
1979-090 16.10.1979 Kosmos 1141 (Parus #21) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-091 20.10.1979 Molniya-1K 45 (Molniya-1K 49L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1979-092 22.10.1979 Kosmos 1142 (Zenit-6U #13, Argon #13) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-093 26.10.1979 Kosmos 1143 (Tselina-D #21) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
1979-094 30.10.1979 Magsat (AEM 3, Explorer 61) Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1979-095 31.10.1979 Meteor-2 5 Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
November
1979-096 01.11.1979 Interkosmos 20 (AUOS-Z-R-P-IK #1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-097 02.11.1979 Kosmos 1144 (Yantar-2K #11, Feniks #11) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-098 21.11.1979 DSCS-2 13 (OPS 9441)
DSCS-2 14 (OPS 9442)
Titan-3(23)C CC LC-40
1979-099 27.11.1979 Kosmos 1145 (Tselina-D #22) Vostok-2M Pl LC-43/4
December
1979-100 05.12.1979 Kosmos 1146 (Taifun-1B #1, Yug #1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1979-101 07.12.1979 Satcom 3 Delta-3914 CC LC-17A
1979-102 12.12.1979 Kosmos 1147 (Zenit-6U #14, Argon #14) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1979-103 16.12.1979 Soyuz-T 1 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1979-104 24.12.1979 CAT 1 Ariane-1 Ko ELA-1
1979-105 28.12.1979 Gorizont 3 (Gorizont 13L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1979-106 28.12.1979 Kosmos 1148 (Zenit-4MKM #35, Gerakl #35) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3

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
Jq = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China
Ka = Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan Japan
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
KY = Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd, USSR USSR
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), USSR USSR
Sr = Satish Dhawan Space Center (Sriharikota Space Center), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India India
Ta = Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan Japan
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
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