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Orbital Launches of 1999

Orbital launches by country:
Orbital launches by launch vehicle family:
ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1999-001 03.01.1999 Mars Polar Lander (MPL)
DS 2a (Amundsen)
DS 2b (Scott)
Delta-7425 CC SLC-17B
1999-002 27.01.1999 ROCSAT 1 (Chunghua 1, Formosat 1) Athena-1 CC LC-46
February
1999-003 07.02.1999 Stardust (Discovery 4) Delta-7426 CC SLC-17A Version 1st flight
1999-004 09.02.1999 Globalstar 23
Globalstar 36
Globalstar 38
Globalstar 40
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5 Version 1st flight
1999-005 15.02.1999 Telstar 6 → Intelsat Americas 6 → Galaxy 26 Proton-K Blok-DM3 Ba LC-81/23
1999-006 16.02.1999 JCSat 6 (JCSat 4A) Atlas-2AS CC SLC-36A
1999-007 20.02.1999 Soyuz-TM 29 Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1999-008 23.02.1999 ARGOS (P91-1)
Øerstedt
Sunsat (OSCAR 35, SO 35)
Delta-7920-10 Va SLC-2W
1999-009 26.02.1999 Arabsat 3A → Badr 3
Skynet 4E
Ariane-44L H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-010 28.02.1999 Raduga-1 4 (Globus 15L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 Ba LC-81/24
March
1999-011 05.03.1999 WIRE (SMEX 5, Explorer 75) Pegasus-XL Va, L-1011
1999-012 15.03.1999 Globalstar 22
Globalstar 37
Globalstar 41
Globalstar 46
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5
1999-013 21.03.1999 AsiaSat 3S Proton-K Blok-DM3 Ba LC-81/23
1999-014 27.03.1999 DemoSat Zenit-3SL (1) SL Version 1st flight
April
1999-015 02.04.1999 Progress-M 41
Sputnik 99 (RS 19)
Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1999-016 02.04.1999 Insat 2E (Intelsat-APR 2) Ariane-42P H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-017 09.04.1999 DSP 19 (USA 142) Titan-4(02)B IUS CC LC-41 IUS stage 2 failed
1999-018 12.04.1999 Eutelsat W3 → Eutelsat W6 → Eutelsat 21A → Eutelsat 48C Atlas-2AS CC SLC-36A
1999-019 15.04.1999 Globalstar 19
Globalstar 42
Globalstar 44
Globalstar 45
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5
1999-020 15.04.1999 Landsat 7 Delta-7920-10C Va SLC-2W
1999-021 21.04.1999 UoSat 12 (UO 36, OSCAR 36) Dnepr Ba LC-109/95 Version 1st flight
1999-F01 27.04.1999 Ikonos (1) Athena-2 Va SLC-6 Payload fairing failed to seperate
1999-022 28.04.1999 ABRIXAS
MegSat 0
Kosmos-3M KY LC-107
1999-023 30.04.1999 Milstar-2 1 (USA 143) Titan-4(01)B Centaur-T CC LC-40 Centaur failed
May
1999-024 05.05.1999 Orion 3 Delta-8930 CC SLC-17B Stage 2 failed to reignite
1999-025 10.05.1999 FY 1C
SJ 5
CZ-4B TY LC-7
1999-026 18.05.1999 TERRIERS (STEDI 2, Explorer 76)
MUBLCOM
Pegasus-XL HAPS Va, L-1011
1999-027 20.05.1999 Nimiq 1 Proton-K Blok-DM3 Ba LC-81/23
1999-028 22.05.1999 Misty 2 ? (USA 144)
Decoy ?
Titan-4(03)B Va SLC-4E Version 1st flight
1999-029 26.05.1999 IRS P4 (Oceansat 1)
DLR-Tubsat (Tubsat 5)
Kitsat 3 (Uribyol 3)
PSLV-G (2) Sr FLP
1999-030 27.05.1999 Discovery F26 (STS-96 / ISS-2A.1)
Starshine 1
Shuttle CC LC-39B
June
1999-031 10.06.1999 Globalstar 25
Globalstar 47
Globalstar 49
Globalstar 52
Delta-7420-10C CC SLC-17B
1999-032 11.06.1999 Iridium 92
Iridium 93
CZ-2C (2) SD TY LC-7
1999-033 18.06.1999 Astra 1H Proton-K Blok-DM3 Ba LC-81/23
1999-034 19.06.1999 QuikSCAT Titan-2(23)G Va SLC-4W
1999-035 24.06.1999 FUSE (Explorer 77) Delta-7320-10C CC SLC-17A Version 1st flight
July
1999-F02 05.07.1999 Raduga (34) (Gran 45L) Proton-K Briz-M Ba LC-81/24 Version 1st flight,
Stage 2 failure
1999-036 08.07.1999 Molniya-3 63L? Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-43/3
1999-037 10.07.1999 Globalstar 30
Globalstar 32
Globalstar 35
Globalstar 51
Delta-7420-10C CC SLC-17B
1999-038 16.07.1999 Progress-M 42 Soyuz-U Ba LC-1/5
1999-039 17.07.1999 Okean-O 1 Zenit-2 Ba LC-45/1
1999-040 23.07.1999 Columbia F26 (STS-93)
AXAF-I (Chandra) [IUS]
Shuttle CC LC-39B
1999-041 25.07.1999 Globalstar 26
Globalstar 28
Globalstar 43
Globalstar 48
Delta-7420-10C CC SLC-17A
August
1999-042 12.08.1999 Telkom 1 Ariane-42P H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-043 17.08.1999 Globalstar 24
Globalstar 27
Globalstar 53
Globalstar 54
Delta-7420-10C CC SLC-17B
1999-044 18.08.1999 Kosmos 2365 (Yantar-4K2 #79, Kobalt #79) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1999-045 26.08.1999 Kosmos 2366 (Parus #91) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
September
1999-046 04.09.1999 Koreasat 3 (Mugungwha 3) → ABS 7 Ariane-42P H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-047 06.09.1999 Yamal 101
Yamal 102
Proton-K Blok-DM-2M Ba LC-81/23
1999-048 09.09.1999 Foton 9 (Foton #12) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
1999-049 22.09.1999 Globalstar 33
Globalstar 50
Globalstar 55
Globalstar 58
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5
1999-050 23.09.1999 EchoStar 5 Atlas-2AS CC SLC-36A
1999-051 24.09.1999 Ikonos 1 Athena-2 Va SLC-6
1999-052 25.09.1999 Telstar 7 → Intelsat Americas 7 → Galaxy 27 Ariane-44LP H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-053 26.09.1999 LMI 1 → ABS 1 → ABS 6 Proton-K Blok-DM3 Ba LC-81/23
1999-054 28.09.1999 Resurs-F 22 (Resurs-F1M #2) Soyuz-U Pl LC-43/3
October
1999-055 07.10.1999 GPS-2R 3 (Navstar 46, USA 145) Delta-7925 CC SLC-17A
1999-056 10.10.1999 DirecTV 1R (DBS 4) Zenit-3SL (1) SL
1999-057 14.10.1999 CBERS 1 (ZY-1 01)
SACI 1
CZ-4B TY LC-7
1999-058 18.10.1999 Globalstar 31
Globalstar 56
Globalstar 57
Globalstar 59
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5
1999-059 19.10.1999 Orion 2 → Telstar 12 Ariane-44LP H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-F03 27.10.1999 Ekspress-A 1 Proton-K Blok-DM-2M Ba LC-200/39 Stage 2 failure
November
1999-060 13.11.1999 GE 4 → AMC 4 Ariane-44LP H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-F04 15.11.1999 MTSat 1 H-2S Ta YLP-1 Version 1st flight, Failed
1999-061 19.11.1999 Shenzhou 1 (SZ 1) CZ-2F Jq SLS-1
1999-062 22.11.1999 Globalstar 29
Globalstar 34
Globalstar 39
Globalstar 61
Soyuz-U Ikar Ba LC-1/5
1999-063 23.11.1999 UFO 10 (USA 146) Atlas-2A CC SLC-36B
December
1999-064 03.12.1999 Helios 1B
Clementine
Ariane-40 H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-065 04.12.1999 Orbcomm FM30 (D2)
Orbcomm FM31 (D3)
Orbcomm FM32 (D4)
Orbcomm FM33 (D5)
Orbcomm FM34 (D6)
Orbcomm FM35 (D7)
Orbcomm FM36 (D8)
Pegasus-XL HAPS WI, L-1011, RW04/22
1999-066 10.12.1999 XMM-Newton Ariane-5G Ko ELA-3
1999-F05 11.12.1999 SACI 2 VLS-1 Al VLS 2 Stage failed
1999-067 12.12.1999 DMSP-5D3 15 (USA 147) Titan-2(23)G Star-37XFP-ISS Va SLC-4W
1999-068 18.12.1999 EOS-AM 1 (Terra) Atlas-2AS Va SLC-3E
1999-069 20.12.1999 Discovery F27 (STS-103) Shuttle CC LC-39B
1999-070 21.12.1999 KOMPSat 1 (Arirang 1)
ACRIMSat
Celestis 04
Taurus-2110 Va SLC-576E Version 1st flight
1999-071 22.12.1999 Galaxy 11 Ariane-44L H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-F06 24.12.1999 RVSN 40 Rokot-K Pl LC-166 Stage-separation fired before launch
1999-072 26.12.1999 Kosmos 2367 (US-PM #10) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/20
1999-073 27.12.1999 Kosmos 2368 (US-K #80) Molniya-M (Blok-2BL) Pl LC-16/2

Launch sites:

Al = Alcantara Space Center (CLA), Brazil Brazil
Ba = Baikonur (Tyuratam, NIIP-5, GIK-5), Tyuratam, Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
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
KY = Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd, Russia Russia
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), Russia Russia
SL = Sea Launch Platform, Pacific Ocean near Kiritimati (Christmas Island), Pacific Ocean
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
WI = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
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