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Orbital Launches of 1987

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1987-001 05.01.1987 Meteor-2 15 Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-002 09.01.1987 Kosmos 1811 (Yantar-4K2 #28, Kobalt #28) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-003 14.01.1987 Kosmos 1812 (Tselina-D #58) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-004 15.01.1987 Kosmos 1813 (Zenit-8 #42, Oblik #42) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1987-005 16.01.1987 Progress 27 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-006 21.01.1987 Kosmos 1814 (Strela-2M #41) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1987-007 22.01.1987 Kosmos 1815 (Taifun-2 #23) / 0 Romb Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
1987-008 22.01.1987 Molniya-3 42L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1987-009 29.01.1987 Kosmos 1816 (Tsikada #15) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1987-010 30.01.1987 Kosmos 1817 (Ekran-M (1), Ekran-M 11L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40 Partial Failure
February
1987-011 01.02.1987 Kosmos 1818 (Plasma-A #1) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-012 05.02.1987 Astro C (Ginga) M-3S-2 Ka LP-M
1987-013 05.02.1987 Soyuz-TM 2 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-014 07.02.1987 Kosmos 1819 (Zenit-8 #43, Oblik #43) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1987-015 12.02.1987 Quasar 7 (SDS 7, USA 21) Titan-3(34)B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1987-016 14.02.1987 Kosmos 1820 (EPN 03.0695 #2) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1987-017 18.02.1987 Kosmos 1821 (Parus #58) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1987-018 19.02.1987 MOS 1a (Momo 1a) N-2 Ta LP-N
1987-019 19.02.1987 Kosmos 1822 (Zenit-8 #44, Oblik #44) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-020 20.02.1987 Kosmos 1823 (Geo-IK #9, Musson #9) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-021 26.02.1987 Kosmos 1824 (Yantar-4K2 #29, Kobalt #29) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1987-022 26.02.1987 GOES 7 (GOES H) Delta-3914 CC LC-17A
March
1987-023 03.03.1987 Progress 28 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-024 03.03.1987 Kosmos 1825 (Tselina-D #59) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-025 11.03.1987 Kosmos 1826 (Zenit-8 #45, Oblik #45) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-026 13.03.1987 Kosmos 1827 (Strela-3 #19)
Kosmos 1828 (Strela-3 #20)
Kosmos 1829 (Strela-3 #21)
Kosmos 1830 (Strela-3 #22)
Kosmos 1831 (Strela-3 #23)
Kosmos 1832 (Strela-3 #24)
Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-027 18.03.1987 Kosmos 1833 (EPN 03.0694 #4) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1987-028 19.03.1987 Raduga 20 (Gran 31L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
1987-029 20.03.1987 Palapa B2P  → Agila 1 Delta-3920 PAM-D CC LC-17B
1987-F01 24.03.1987 SROSS A ASLV Sr Failure
1987-F02 26.03.1987 FLTSATCOM 6 Atlas-G Centaur-D1AR CC LC-36B Failure
1987-030 31.03.1987 Kvant 1 Proton-K Ba LC-200/39
April
1987-031 08.04.1987 Kosmos 1834 (US-P #26) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-032 09.04.1987 Kosmos 1835 (Yantar-4K2 #30, Kobalt #30) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1987-033 16.04.1987 Kosmos 1836 (Yantar-4KS1 #7, Terilen #7) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1987-034 21.04.1987 Progress 29 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-035 22.04.1987 Kosmos 1837 (Zenit-8 #46, Oblik #46) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1987-036 24.04.1987 Kosmos 1838 (Uragan #17)
Kosmos 1839 (Uragan #18)
Kosmos 1840 (Uragan #19)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40 Partial Failure
1987-037 24.04.1987 Kosmos 1841 (Foton #3) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1987-038 27.04.1987 Kosmos 1842 (Tselina-D #60) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
May
1987-039 05.05.1987 Kosmos 1843 (Zenit-8 #47, Oblik #47) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-040 11.05.1987 Gorizont 14 (Gorizont 23L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/39
1987-041 13.05.1987 Kosmos 1844 (Tselina-2 #4) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1987-042 13.05.1987 Kosmos 1845 (Zenit-8 #48, Oblik #48) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-043 15.05.1987 Parcae 9A (NOSS 9A, USA 23)
Parcae 9B (NOSS 9B, USA 24)
Parcae 9C (NOSS 9C, USA 25)

MSD 9 (USA 22)
LIPS 3
Atlas-H MSD Va SLC-3E
1987-F03 15.05.1987 Polyus (Skif-DM) Energiya TKS Ba LC-250 Version 1st flight, Failure
1987-044 19.05.1987 Progress 30 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-045 21.05.1987 Kosmos 1846 (Resurs-F1 (17F40) #4) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1987-046 26.05.1987 Kosmos 1847 (Yantar-4K2 #31, Kobalt #31) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-047 28.05.1987 Kosmos 1848 (Zenit-8 #49, Oblik #49) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
June
1987-048 04.06.1987 Kosmos 1849 (US-K #53) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-16/2
1987-049 09.06.1987 Kosmos 1850 (Strela-2M #42) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1987-050 12.06.1987 Kosmos 1851 (US-K #54) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-43/4
1987-051 16.06.1987 Kosmos 1852 (Strela-1M #321)
Kosmos 1853 (Strela-1M #322)
Kosmos 1854 (Strela-1M #323)
Kosmos 1855 (Strela-1M #324)
Kosmos 1856 (Strela-1M #325)
Kosmos 1857 (Strela-1M #326)
Kosmos 1858 (Strela-1M #327)
Kosmos 1859 (Strela-1M #328)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1987-F04 18.06.1987 Kosmos (1861) (Resurs-F1 (17F40) #5) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3 Failure
1987-052 18.06.1987 Kosmos 1860 (US-A #30) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-053 20.06.1987 DMSP-5D2 F8 (USA 26) Atlas-E Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1987-054 23.06.1987 Kosmos 1861 (Tsikada #16) & RS 10 & RS 11 Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
July
1987-055 01.07.1987 Kosmos 1862 (Tselina-D #61) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-056 04.07.1987 Kosmos 1863 (Zenit-8 #50, Oblik #50) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1987-057 06.07.1987 Kosmos 1864 (Parus #59) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1987-058 08.07.1987 Kosmos 1865 (Yantar-1KFT #7, Kometa #7) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1987-059 09.07.1987 Kosmos 1866 (Yantar-4K2 #32, Kobalt #32) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-060 10.07.1987 Kosmos 1867 (Plasma-A #2) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-061 14.07.1987 Kosmos 1868 (Taifun-1B #10, Yug #10) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/2
1987-062 16.07.1987 Kosmos 1869 (Okean-O1 #2) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1987-063 22.07.1987 Soyuz-TM 3 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-064 25.07.1987 Kosmos 1870 (Almaz-T #2) Proton-K Ba LC-200/40
August
1987-065 01.08.1987 Kosmos 1871 (EPN 03.0695 #3) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1987-066 03.08.1987 Progress 31 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-067 05.08.1987 FSW-0 9 (China 20) CZ-2C Jq LC-2/138
1987-068 18.08.1987 Meteor-2 16 Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1987-069 19.08.1987 Kosmos 1872 (Zenit-8 #51, Oblik #51) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1987-070 27.08.1987 ETS 5 (Kiku 5) H-1 UM-129A (9 SO) Ta LP-N
1987-071 28.08.1987 Kosmos 1873 (EPN 03.0695 #4) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
September
1987-072 03.09.1987 Kosmos 1874 (Zenit-8 #52, Oblik #52) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1987-073 03.09.1987 Ekran 16 (Ekran 29L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/39
1987-074 07.09.1987 Kosmos 1875 (Strela-3 #25)
Kosmos 1876 (Strela-3 #26)
Kosmos 1877 (Strela-3 #27)
Kosmos 1878 (Strela-3 #28)
Kosmos 1879 (Strela-3 #29)
Kosmos 1880 (Strela-3 #30)
Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1987-075 09.09.1987 FSW-1 1 (China 21) CZ-2C Jq LC-2/138
1987-076 11.09.1987 Kosmos 1881 (Yantar-4KS1 #8, Terilen #8) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5 ?
1987-077 15.09.1987 Kosmos 1882 (Resurs-F1 (17F40) #6) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1987-078 16.09.1987 Aussat A3 → Optus A3
ECS 4 → Eutelsat-1 F4
Ariane-3 Ko ELA-1
1987-079 16.09.1987 Kosmos 1883 (Uragan #20)
Kosmos 1884 (Uragan #21)
Kosmos 1885 (Uragan #22)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40
1987-080 16.09.1987 Transit-O 27 (NNS 30270)
Transit-O 29 (NNS 30290)
Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1987-081 17.09.1987 Kosmos 1886 (Yantar-4K2 #33, Kobalt #33) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1987-082 23.09.1987 Progress 32 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-083 29.09.1987 Kosmos 1887 (Bion #8) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
October
1987-084 01.10.1987 Kosmos 1888 (Potok #4, Geizer 15L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1987-085 09.10.1987 Kosmos 1889 (Zenit-8 #53, Oblik #53) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1987-086 10.10.1987 Kosmos 1890 (US-P #27) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-087 14.10.1987 Kosmos 1891 (Parus #60) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1987-088 20.10.1987 Kosmos 1892 (Tselina-D #62) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1987-089 22.10.1987 Kosmos 1893 (Yantar-4K2 #34, Kobalt #34) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-090 26.10.1987 KH-11 8 (Crystal 8, USA 27) Titan-34D Va SLC-4E
1987-091 28.10.1987 Kosmos 1894 (US-KS #4) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40
November
1987-092 11.11.1987 Kosmos 1895 (Zenit-8 #54, Oblik #54) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6 ?
1987-093 14.11.1987 Kosmos 1896 (Yantar-1KFT #8, Kometa #8) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1987-094 20.11.1987 Progress 33 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-095 21.11.1987 TV-Sat 1 Ariane-2 Ko ELA-2
1987-096 26.11.1987 Kosmos 1897 (Luch #2, Altair 12L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1987-097 29.11.1987 DSP 13 (USA 28) Titan-34D Transtage CC LC-40
December
1987-098 01.12.1987 Kosmos 1898 (Strela-2M #43) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3?
1987-099 07.12.1987 Kosmos 1899 (Zenit-8 #55, Oblik #55) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-100 10.12.1987 Raduga 21 (Gran 32L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40
1987-101 12.12.1987 Kosmos 1900 (US-A #31) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1987-102 14.12.1987 Kosmos 1901 (Yantar-4K2 #35, Kobalt #35) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-103 15.12.1987 Kosmos 1902 (Taifun-1 #20, Vektor #20) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1987-104 21.12.1987 Soyuz-TM 4 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1987-105 21.12.1987 Kosmos 1903 (US-K #55) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-41/1
1987-106 23.12.1987 Kosmos 1904 (Parus #61) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1987-107 25.12.1987 Kosmos 1905 (Zenit-8 #56, Oblik #56) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1987-108 26.12.1987 Kosmos 1906 (Resurs-F2 #1) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1987-109 27.12.1987 Ekran-M 1 (Ekran-M 13L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1987-110 29.12.1987 Kosmos 1907 (Zenit-8 #57, Oblik #57) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4

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
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