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Orbital Launches of 1988

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1988-001 06.01.1988 Kosmos 1908 (Tselina-D #63) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1988-002 15.01.1988 Kosmos 1909 (Strela-3 #31)
Kosmos 1910 (Strela-3 #32)
Kosmos 1911 (Strela-3 #33)
Kosmos 1912 (Strela-3 #34)
Kosmos 1913 (Strela-3 #35)
Kosmos 1914 (Strela-3 #36)
Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-F01 18.01.1988 Gorizont (15) (Gorizont 25L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40 Failure
1988-003 20.01.1988 Progress 34 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-004 26.01.1988 Kosmos 1915 (Zenit-8 #58, Oblik #58) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-005 30.01.1988 Meteor-2 17 Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
February
1988-006 03.02.1988 DMSP-5D2 F9 (USA 29) Atlas-E Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1988-007 03.02.1988 Kosmos 1916 (Yantar-4K2 #36, Kobalt #36) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1988-008 08.02.1988 TVE (Delta 181, USA 30) Delta-3910 CC LC-17B
1988-009 17.02.1988 Kosmos 1917 (Uragan #23)
Kosmos 1918 (Uragan #24)
Kosmos 1919 (Uragan #25)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39 Partial Failure
1988-010 18.02.1988 Kosmos 1920 (Resurs-F1 (17F40) #7) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-011 19.02.1988 Kosmos 1921 (Zenit-8 #59, Oblik #59) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-012 19.02.1988 CS 3a (Sakura 3a) H-1 UM-129A (9 SO) Ta LP-N
1988-013 26.02.1988 Kosmos 1922 (US-K #56) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-41/1
March
1988-014 07.03.1988 DFH-2A 2 (STTW 2, ZX 1, ChinaSat 1) CZ-3 Xi LC-3
1988-015 10.03.1988 Kosmos 1923 (Zenit-8 #60, Oblik #60) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1988-016 11.03.1988 Kosmos 1924 (Strela-1M #329)
Kosmos 1925 (Strela-1M #330)
Kosmos 1926 (Strela-1M #331)
Kosmos 1927 (Strela-1M #332)
Kosmos 1928 (Strela-1M #333)
Kosmos 1929 (Strela-1M #332)
Kosmos 1930 (Strela-1M #335)
Kosmos 1931 (Strela-1M #336)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1988-017 11.03.1988 Molniya-1T 71 (Molniya-1T 80L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Ba LC-1/5
1988-018 11.03.1988 Spacenet 3R
Télécom 1C
Ariane-3 Ko ELA-1
1988-019 14.03.1988 Kosmos 1932 (US-A #32) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1988-020 15.03.1988 Kosmos 1933 (Tselina-D #64) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-021 17.03.1988 IRS 1A Vostok-2M Ba LC-31/6
1988-022 17.03.1988 Molniya-1T 72 (Molniya-1T 79L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1988-023 22.03.1988 Kosmos 1934 (Parus #62) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1988-024 23.03.1988 Progress 35 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-025 24.03.1988 Kosmos 1935 (Yantar-4K2 #37, Kobalt #37) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-026 25.03.1988 San Marco 5 Scout-G1 SM
1988-027 30.03.1988 Kosmos 1936 (Yantar-4KS1 #9, Terilen #9) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-028 31.03.1988 Gorizont 15 (Gorizont 26L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/40
April
1988-029 05.04.1988 Kosmos 1937 (Strela-2M #44) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1988-030 11.04.1988 Kosmos 1938 (Zenit-8 #61, Oblik #61) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-031 14.04.1988 Foton 1 (Foton #4) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-032 20.04.1988 Kosmos 1939 (Resurs-O1 #2) Vostok-2M Ba LC-31/6
1988-033 26.04.1988 Transit-O 23 (NNS 30230)
Transit-O 32 (NNS 30320)
Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1988-034 26.04.1988 Kosmos 1940 (34Kh6 #1) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1988-035 27.04.1988 Kosmos 1941 (Zenit-8 #62, Oblik #62) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
May
1988-036 06.05.1988 Ekran 18 (Ekran 31L) Proton-K Blok-DM Ba LC-200/39
1988-037 12.05.1988 Kosmos 1942 (Yantar-4K2 #38, Kobalt #38) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4
1988-038 13.05.1988 Progress 36 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-039 15.05.1988 Kosmos 1943 (Tselina-2 #5) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1988-040 17.05.1988 Intelsat-5A 13 → Intelsat 513 → NSS 513 Ariane-2 Ko ELA-1
1988-041 18.05.1988 Kosmos 1944 (Yantar-1KFT #9, Kometa #9) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-042 19.05.1988 Kosmos 1945 (Zenit-8 #63, Oblik #63) Soyuz-U Ba LC-31/6
1988-043 21.05.1988 Kosmos 1946 (Uragan #26)
Kosmos 1947 (Uragan #27)
Kosmos 1948 (Uragan #28)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1988-044 26.05.1988 Molniya-3 49L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/4
1988-045 28.05.1988 Kosmos 1949 (US-P #28) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1988-046 30.05.1988 Kosmos 1950 (Geo-IK #10, Musson #10) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-047 31.05.1988 Kosmos 1951 (Resurs-F1 (17F43) #1) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
June
1988-048 07.06.1988 Soyuz-TM 5 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-049 11.06.1988 Kosmos 1952 (Zenit-8 #64, Oblik #64) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-050 14.06.1988 Kosmos 1953 (Tselina-D #65) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1988-051 15.06.1988 Meteosat 3
PAS 1
AMSAT P3C (OSCAR 13, AO13)
Ariane-44LP H10 Ko ELA-2 Version 1st flight
1988-052 16.06.1988 Nova 2 Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1988-053 21.06.1988 Kosmos 1954 (Strela-2M #45) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1988-054 22.06.1988 Kosmos 1955 (Yantar-4K2 #39, Kobalt #39) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-055 23.06.1988 Kosmos 1956 (Zenit-8 #65, Oblik #65, Resurs-T #2) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
July
1988-056 05.07.1988 Okean 1 (Okean-O1 #3) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-057 07.07.1988 Kosmos 1957 (Resurs-F1 (17F43) #2) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-058 07.07.1988 Fobos 1 Proton-K Blok-D-2 Ba LC-200/39 Version 1st flight
1988-F02 09.07.1988 Kosmos (1958) (Yantar-4KS1 #10, Terilen #10) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1988-059 12.07.1988 Fobos 2 Proton-K Blok-D-2 Ba LC-200/40
1988-F03 13.07.1988 SROSS B ASLV Sr Failure
1988-060 14.07.1988 Kosmos 1958 (Taifun-1 #21, Vektor #21) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
1988-061 18.07.1988 Progress 37 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-062 18.07.1988 Kosmos 1959 (Parus #63) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-133/3
1988-063 21.07.1988 Insat 1C
ECS 5 → Eutelsat-1 F5
Ariane-3 Ko ELA-1
1988-065 26.07.1988 Meteor-3 2 Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
1988-F04 27.07.1988 Kosmos (1960) (Resurs-F1 (17F43) #3) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/4 Failure
1988-065 28.07.1988 Kosmos 1960 (Taifun-2 #24) / 24 Romb Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
August
1988-066 01.08.1988 Kosmos 1961 (Potok #5, Geizer 16L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1988-067 05.08.1988 FSW-1 2 (China 23) CZ-2C Jq LC-2/138
1988-068 08.08.1988 Kosmos 1962 (Zenit-8 #66, Oblik #66) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-069 12.08.1988 Molniya-1T 73 (Molniya-1T 81L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1988-070 16.08.1988 Kosmos 1963 (Yantar-4K2 #40, Kobalt #40) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-071 18.08.1988 Gorizont 16 (Gorizont 28L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40
1988-072 23.08.1988 Kosmos 1964 (Zenit-8 #67, Oblik #67) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1988-073 23.08.1988 Kosmos 1965 (Resurs-F2 #2) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-074 25.08.1988 Transit-O 25 (NNS 30250)
Transit-O 31 (NNS 30310)
Scout-G1 Va SLC-5
1988-075 29.08.1988 Soyuz-TM 6 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-076 30.08.1988 Kosmos 1966 (US-K #57) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-16/2
September
1988-077 02.09.1988 Mercury 12 (USA 31) Titan-34D Transtage CC LC-40 Partial Failure
1988-078 05.09.1988 P-11 5103 (USA 32) Titan-2(23)G Va SLC-4W Version 1st flight
1988-079 06.09.1988 Kosmos 1967 (Zenit-8 #68, Oblik #68) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-080 06.09.1988 FY-1A (China 24) CZ-4 TY LC-7
1988-081 08.09.1988 GStar 3
SBS 5
Ariane-3 Ko ELA-2
1988-082 09.09.1988 Kosmos 1968 (Resurs-F1 (17F43) #4) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-083 09.09.1988 Progress 38 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-084 15.09.1988 Kosmos 1969 (Yantar-4K2 #41, Kobalt #41) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-085 16.09.1988 Kosmos 1970 (Uragan #29)
Kosmos 1971 (Uragan #30)
Kosmos 1972 (Uragan #31)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1988-086 16.09.1988 CS 3a (Sakura 3a) H-1 UM-129A (9 SO) Ta LP-N
1988-087 19.09.1988 Ofeq 1 Shavit Pa Version 1st flight
1988-088 22.09.1988 Kosmos 1973 (Zenit-8 #69, Oblik #69) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-089 24.09.1988 NOAA 11 (H) Atlas-E Star-37S-ISS Va SLC-3W
1988-090 29.09.1988 Molniya-3 51L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-41/1
1988-091 29.09.1988 Discovery F7 (STS-26R)
TDRS 3 (TDRS C) [IUS]
Shuttle CC LC-39B
October
1988-092 03.10.1988 Kosmos 1974 (US-K #58) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-41/1
1988-093 11.10.1988 Kosmos 1975 (Tselina-D #66) Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-094 13.10.1988 Kosmos 1976 (Zenit-8 #70, Oblik #70) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-095 20.10.1988 Raduga 22 (Gran 34L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/39
1988-096 25.10.1988 Kosmos 1977 (US-K #59) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-41/1
1988-097 27.10.1988 Kosmos 1978 (Zenit-8 #71, Oblik #71) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-098 28.10.1988 TDF 1 Ariane-2 Ko ELA-1
November
1988-099 06.11.1988 KH-11 9 (Crystal 9, USA 33) Titan-34D Va SLC-4E
1988-F05 11.11.1988 Kosmos (1979) (Yantar-4KS1 #11, Terilen #11) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5 ? Failure
1988-100 15.11.1988 Buran-1 F1 Energiya Buran Ba LC-110L Version 1st flight
1988-101 18.11.1988 Kosmos 1979 (US-P #29) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90
1988-102 23.11.1988 Kosmos 1980 (Tselina-2 #6) Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1988-103 24.11.1988 Kosmos 1981 (Zenit-8 #72, Oblik #72) Soyuz-U Pl LC-41/1
1988-104 26.11.1988 Soyuz-TM 7 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-105 30.11.1988 Kosmos 1982 (Zenit-8 #73, Oblik #73) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
December
1988-106 02.12.1988 Atlantis F3 (STS-27R)
Onyx 1 (USA 34)
Shuttle CC LC-39B
1988-107 08.12.1988 Kosmos 1983 (Zenit-8 #74, Oblik #74) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1988-108 10.12.1988 Ekran-M 2 (Ekran-M 12L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-200/40
1988-109 11.12.1988 Skynet 4B
Astra 1A
Ariane-44LP H10 Ko ELA-2
1988-110 16.12.1988 Kosmos 1984 (Yantar-4K2 #42, Kobalt #42) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
1988-111 22.12.1988 DFH-2A 3 (STTW 3, ZX 2, ChinaSat 2) CZ-3 Xi LC-3
1988-112 22.12.1988 Molniya-3 52L Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/3
1988-113 23.12.1988 Kosmos 1985 (Koltso #1) / 36 Romb Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/1
1988-114 25.12.1988 Progress 39 Soyuz-U2 Ba LC-1/5
1988-115 28.12.1988 Molniya-1T 74 (Molniya-1T 82L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/3
1988-116 29.12.1988 Kosmos 1986 (Yantar-1KFT #10, Kometa #10) Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5

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
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
Pa = Israeli Air Force Test Range, Palmachim, Israel Israel
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), USSR USSR
SM = San Marco Launch Complex, Formosa Bay, Kenya Kenya
Sr = Satish Dhawan Space Center (Sriharikota Space Center), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India India
Ta = Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan Japan
TY = Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC), Wuzhai, Shanxi, China China
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
Xi = Xichang Space Center (Songlin), Sichuan, China China
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