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Orbital Launches of 1983

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1983-001 12.01.1983 Kosmos 1428 (Parus #36) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-002 19.01.1983 Kosmos 1429 (Strela-1M #257)
Kosmos 1430 (Strela-1M #258)
Kosmos 1431 (Strela-1M #259)
Kosmos 1432 (Strela-1M #260)
Kosmos 1433 (Strela-1M #261)
Kosmos 1434 (Strela-1M #262)
Kosmos 1435 (Strela-1M #263)
Kosmos 1436 (Strela-1M #264)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-003 20.01.1983 Kosmos 1437 (Tselina-D #39) Vostok-2M Pl LC-16/2
1983-F01 25.01.1983 Kosmos (1438) (Taifun-2 #14) / 24 Romb Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2 Failure
1983-004 26.01.1983 IRAS
PIX 2
Delta-3910 Va SLC-2W
1983-005 27.01.1983 Kosmos 1438 (Zenit-6U #72, Argon #72) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
February
1983-006 04.02.1983 CS 2a (Sakura 2a) N-2 Star-37N Ta LP-N
1983-007 06.02.1983 Kosmos 1439 (Yantar-2K #28, Feniks #28) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-008 09.02.1983 Parcae 5A (NOSS 5A)
Parcae 5B (NOSS 5B)
Parcae 5C (NOSS 5C)

MSD 5
LIPS 2
Atlas-H MSD Va SLC-3E
1983-009 10.02.1983 Kosmos 1440 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #10) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-010 16.02.1983 Kosmos 1441 (Tselina-D #40) Vostok-2M Pl LC-16/2
1983-011 20.02.1983 Astro B (Tenma) M-3S Ka LP-M
1983-012 25.02.1983 Kosmos 1442 (Yantar-4K1 #7, Oktan #7) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
March
1983-013 02.03.1983 Kosmos 1443 (TKS #3) Proton-K Ba LC-200/39
1983-014 02.03.1983 Kosmos 1444 (Zenit-6U #73, Argon #73) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-015 11.03.1983 Molniya-3 34L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1983-016 12.03.1983 Ekran 10 (Ekran 18L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1983-017 15.03.1983 Kosmos 1445 (BOR-4 #3, 403) K65M-RB5 KY LC-107
1983-018 16.03.1983 Kosmos 1446 (Zenit-6U #74, Argon #74) Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1983-019 16.03.1983 Molniya-1K 56 (Molniya-1K 65L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1983-020 23.03.1983 Astron 1 Proton-K Blok-D-1 Ba LC-200/39
1983-021 24.03.1983 Kosmos 1447 (Nadezhda #2) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-022 28.03.1983 NOAA 8 (E) Atlas-E Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1983-023 30.03.1983 Kosmos 1448 (Parus #37) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-024 31.03.1983 Kosmos 1449 (Zenit-6U #75, Argon #75) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
April
1983-025 02.04.1983 Molniya-1T 57 (Molniya-1T 68L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Ba LC-1/5
1983-026 04.04.1983 Challenger F1 (STS-6)
TDRS 1 (TDRS A) [IUS]
Shuttle CCK LC-39A
1983-027 06.04.1983 Kosmos 1450 (Taifun-1 #15, Vektor #15) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/?
1983-028 08.04.1983 Raduga 12 (Gran 23L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1983-029 08.04.1983 Kosmos 1451 (Zenit-6U #76, Argon #76) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-030 11.04.1983 Satcom 1R Delta-3924 CC LC-17B
1983-031 12.04.1983 Kosmos 1452 (Strela-2M #31) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-032 15.04.1983 KH-8 53 (Gambit-3 4353, OPS 2925) Titan-3(24)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1983-033 17.04.1983 RS D2 (Rohini 3) SLV-3 Sr
1983-034 19.04.1983 Kosmos 1453 (Taifun-2 #15) / 22 Romb Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-035 20.04.1983 Soyuz-T 8 Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1983-036 22.04.1983 Kosmos 1454 (Yantar-2K #29, Feniks #29) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-037 23.04.1983 Kosmos 1455 (Tselina-D #41) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1983-038 25.04.1983 Kosmos 1456 (US-K #29) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-16/2
1983-039 26.04.1983 Kosmos 1457 (Yantar-4K1 #8, Oktan #8) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-040 28.04.1983 Kosmos 1458 (Zenit-4MKT #23, Fram #23) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-041 28.04.1983 GOES 6 (GOES F) Delta-3914 CC LC-17A
May
1983-042 06.05.1983 Kosmos 1459 (Parus #38) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/ ?
1983-043 06.05.1983 Kosmos 1460 (Zenit-6U #77, Argon #77) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-044 07.05.1983 Kosmos 1461 (US-P #16) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1983-045 17.05.1983 Kosmos 1462 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #11) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-046 19.05.1983 Kosmos 1463 (Taifun-1B #5, Yug #5) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-047 19.05.1983 Intelsat-5 6 Atlas-SLV3D Centaur-D1AR CC LC-36A
1983-048 24.05.1983 Kosmos 1464 (Parus #39) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-049 26.05.1983 Kosmos 1465 (Taifun-2 #16) / 4 Romb Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
1983-050 26.05.1983 Kosmos 1466 (Yantar-4K1 #9, Oktan #9) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-051 26.05.1983 Exosat Delta-3914 Va SLC-2W
1983-052 31.05.1983 Kosmos 1467 (Zenit-6U #78, Argon #78) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
June
1983-053 02.06.1983 Venera 15 (4V2 #1) Proton-K Blok-D-1 Ba LC-200/39
1983-054 07.06.1983 Venera 16 (4V2 #2) Proton-K Blok-D-1 Ba LC-200/40
1983-055 07.06.1983 Kosmos 1468 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #12) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-056 09.06.1983 Parcae 6A (NOSS 6A)
Parcae 6B (NOSS 6B)
Parcae 6C (NOSS 6C)

MSD 6
Atlas-H MSD Va SLC-3E
1983-057 14.06.1983 Kosmos 1469 (Zenit-6U #79, Argon #79) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-058 16.06.1983 ECS 1 → Eutelsat-1 F1
AMSAT P3B (OSCAR 10, AO 10)
Ariane-1 Ko ELA-1
1983-059 18.06.1983 Challenger F2 (STS-7)
Anik C2 [PAM-D]
Palapa B1 [PAM-D]
SPAS 01
Shuttle CCK LC-39A
1983-060 20.06.1983 KH-9 18 (Hexagon 1218, OPS 0721)
P-801 7 (OPS 3899)
Titan-34D Va SLC-4E
1983-061 22.06.1983 Kosmos 1470 (Tselina-D #42) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1983-062 27.06.1983 Soyuz-T 9 Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1983-063 27.06.1983 HILAT (P83-1) Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1983-064 28.06.1983 Kosmos 1471 (Yantar-2K #30, Feniks #30) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-065 28.06.1983 Galaxy 1 Delta-3920 PAM-D CC LC-17B
1983-066 30.06.1983 Gorizont 7 (Gorizont 17L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/39
July
1983-067 01.07.1983 Prognoz 9 Molniya-M (Blok-SO-L) Ba LC-31/6
1983-068 05.07.1983 Kosmos 1472 (Zenit-6U #80, Argon #80) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-069 06.07.1983 Kosmos 1473 (Strela-1M #265)
Kosmos 1474 (Strela-1M #266)
Kosmos 1475 (Strela-1M #267)
Kosmos 1476 (Strela-1M #268)
Kosmos 1477 (Strela-1M #269)
Kosmos 1478 (Strela-1M #270)
Kosmos 1479 (Strela-1M #271)
Kosmos 1480 (Strela-1M #272)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-070 08.07.1983 Kosmos 1481 (US-K #30) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-43/3
1983-071 13.07.1983 Kosmos 1482 (Zenit-6U #81, Argon #81) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1983-072 14.07.1983 GPS 8 (Navstar 8, OPS 9794) Atlas-E SGS-2 Va SLC-3W
1983-073 19.07.1983 Molniya-1K 58 (Molniya-1K 66L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Ba LC-1/5
1983-074 20.07.1983 Kosmos 1483 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #13) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-075 24.07.1983 Kosmos 1484 (Resurs-OE #1) Vostok-2M Ba LC-31/6
1983-076 26.07.1983 Kosmos 1485 (Zenit-6U #82, Argon #82) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1983-077 28.07.1983 Telstar 301 → Arabsat 1E Delta-3920 PAM-D CC LC-17A
1983-078 31.07.1983 Jumpseat 7 (OPS 7304) Titan-3(34)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
August
1983-079 03.08.1983 Kosmos 1486 (Strela-2M #32) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-080 05.08.1983 Kosmos 1487 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #14) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-081 05.08.1983 CS 2b (Sakura 2b) N-2 Star-37N Ta LP-N
1983-082 09.08.1983 Kosmos 1488 (Zenit-6U #83, Argon #83) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-083 10.08.1983 Kosmos 1489 (Yantar-4K1 #10, Oktan #10) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-084 10.08.1983 Kosmos 1490 (Uragan #2)
Kosmos 1491 (Uragan #3)

Kosmos 1492 (Uragan-GVM #3)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1983-085 17.08.1983 Progress 17 Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1983-086 19.08.1983 FSW-0 5 (China 13) CZ-2C Jq LC-2/138
1983-087 23.08.1983 Kosmos 1493 (Zenit-6U #84, Argon #84) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-088 25.08.1983 Raduga 13 (Gran 24L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1983-089 30.08.1983 Challenger F3 (STS-8)
Insat 1B [PAM-D]
Shuttle CCK LC-39A
1983-090 30.08.1983 Molniya-3 32L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1983-091 31.08.1983 Kosmos 1494 (Taifun-2 #17) / 24 Romb Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
September
1983-092 03.09.1983 Kosmos 1495 (Zenit-4MKT #24, Fram #24) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-093 07.09.1983 Kosmos 1496 (Yantar-4K1 #11, Oktan #11) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1983-094 08.09.1983 Satcom 2R Delta-3924 CC LC-17B
1983-095 09.09.1983 Kosmos 1497 (Zenit-6U #85, Argon #85) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1983-096 14.09.1983 Kosmos 1498 (Resurs-F1 (17F41) #15) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-097 17.09.1983 Kosmos 1499 (Zenit-6U #86, Argon #86) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-098 22.09.1983 Galaxy 2 Delta-3920 PAM-D CC LC-17A
1983-F02 26.09.1983 Soyuz-T 10A Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1983-099 28.09.1983 Kosmos 1500 (Okean-OE #1) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1983-100 29.09.1983 Ekran 11 (Ekran 25L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1983-101 30.09.1983 Kosmos 1501 (Taifun-2 #18) / 24 Romb Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
October
1983-102 05.10.1983 Kosmos 1502 (Taifun-1B #6, Yug #6) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-103 12.10.1983 Kosmos 1503 (Strela-2M #33) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-104 14.10.1983 Kosmos 1504 (Yantar-4K2 #3, Kobalt #3) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-105 19.10.1983 Intelsat-5 7 Ariane-1 Ko ELA-1
1983-106 20.10.1983 Progress 18 Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-107 21.10.1983 Kosmos 1505 (Zenit-6U #87, Argon #87) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1983-108 26.10.1983 Kosmos 1506 (Tsikada #10) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1983-109 28.10.1983 Meteor-2 10 Vostok-2M Pl LC-16/2
1983-110 29.10.1983 Kosmos 1507 (US-P #17) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
November
1983-111 11.11.1983 Kosmos 1508 (Taifun-1 #16, Vektor #16) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-112 17.11.1983 Kosmos 1509 (Zenit-6U #88, Argon #88) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1983-113 18.11.1983 DMSP-5D2 F7 (OPS 1294) Atlas-E Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1983-114 23.11.1983 Molniya-1K 59 (Molniya-1K 64L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1983-115 24.11.1983 Kosmos 1510 (Geo-IK #4, Musson #4) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1983-116 28.11.1983 Columbia F6 (STS-9, STS-41-A) Shuttle CCK LC-39A
1983-117 30.11.1983 Kosmos 1511 (Yantar-4K1 #12, Oktan #12) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-118 30.11.1983 Gorizont 8 (Gorizont 18L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/39
December
1983-119 07.12.1983 Kosmos 1512 (Zenit-6U #89, Argon #89) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-120 08.12.1983 Kosmos 1513 (Parus #40) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1983-121 14.12.1983 Kosmos 1514 (Bion #6) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1983-122 15.12.1983 Kosmos 1515 (Tselina-D #43) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1983-123 21.12.1983 Molniya-3 35L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1983-124 27.12.1983 Kosmos 1516 (Yantar-1KFT #3, Kometa #3) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1983-125 27.12.1983 Kosmos 1517 (BOR-4 #4, 406) K65M-RB5 KY LC-107
1983-126 28.12.1983 Kosmos 1518 (US-K #31) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-16/2
1983-127 29.12.1983 Kosmos 1519 (Uragan #4)
Kosmos 1520 (Uragan #5)

Kosmos 1521 (Uragan-GVM #4)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40

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
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
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