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Orbital Launches of 2005

Orbital launches by country:
Orbital launches by launch vehicle family:
ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
2005-001 12.01.2005 Deep Impact (Discovery 7) Delta-7925 CC SLC-17B
2005-002 20.01.2005 Kosmos 2414 (Parus #96)
Universitetsky (Tatyana, RS 23)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
February
2005-003 03.02.2005 AMC 12 (Astra 4A, Star One C12) → NSS 10 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1) TB LC-200/39
2005-004 03.02.2005 Intruder 7A (NOSS-3 3A, NROL 23, USA 181)
Intruder 7B (NOSS-3 3B, NROL 23, USA 181-2)
Atlas-3B-SEC CC SLC-36B Version last flight
2005-005 12.02.2005 XTAR EUR
MaqSat B2
Sloshsat-FLEVO
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2005-006 26.02.2005 MTSat 1R (Himawari 6) H-2A-2022 Ta YLP-1 Version 1st flight
2005-007 28.02.2005 Progress-M 52
TNS 0
Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
March
2005-008 01.03.2005 XM 3 Zenit-3SL (2) SL
2005-009 11.03.2005 Inmarsat-4 F1 Atlas-5(431) CC SLC-41 Version 1st flight
2005-010 29.03.2005 Ekspress-AM 2 Proton-K Blok-DM-2M TB LC-200/39
April
2005-011 11.04.2005 XSS 11 (USA 165) Minotaur-1 Va SLC-8
2005-012 12.04.2005 APStar 6 CZ-3B Xi LC-2
2005-013 15.04.2005 Soyuz-TMA 6 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2005-014 15.04.2005 DART Pegasus-XL HAPS Va, L-1011
2005-015 26.04.2005 Spaceway 1 Zenit-3SL (2) SL
2005-016 30.04.2005 Lacrosse 5 (USA 182) Titan-4(05)B CC SLC-40
May
2005-017 05.05.2005 IRS P5 (Cartosat 1)
HAMSAT (VUSat, VO 52, OSCAR 52)
PSLV (3) Sr SLP
2005-018 20.05.2005 NOAA 18 (NOAA N) Delta-7320-10C Va SLC-2W
2005-019 21.05.2005 DirecTV 8 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1) TB LC-200/39
2005-020 31.05.2005 Foton-M 2 (Foton #14) Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
June
2005-021 16.06.2005 Progress-M 53 Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2005-F01 21.06.2005 Molniya-3K 2 (12L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Pl LC-16/2 Failure
2005-F02 21.06.2005 Cosmos 1 Volna-O @BaS Version 1st flight, Failure
2005-022 23.06.2005 Intelsat Americas 8 → Galaxy 28) Zenit-3SL (1) SL
2005-023 24.06.2005 Ekspress-AM 3 Proton-K Blok-DM-2 TB LC-200/39
July
2005-024 05.07.2005 SJ 7 CZ-2D (2) Jq SLS-2
2005-025 10.07.2005 Astro E2 (Suzaku) M-5 (2) Ka LP-M
2005-026 26.07.2005 Discovery F31 (STS-114)
MPLM 2-03 (Rafaello F3)
Shuttle CC SLC-39B
August
2005-027 02.08.2005 FSW-4 2 (FSW 21, JB-4 2) CZ-2C (3) Jq SLS-2
2005-028 11.08.2005 iPStar 1 (Thaicom 4) Ariane-5GS Ko ELA-3 Version 1st flight
2005-029 12.08.2005 MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter) Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
2005-030 13.08.2005 Galaxy 14 Soyuz-FG Fregat TB LC-31/6
2005-031 23.08.2005 OICETS (Kirari)
INDEX (Reimei)
"Turkmenistan Memorial Capsule"
Dnepr TB LC-109/95
2005-032 26.08.2005 Monitor-E 1 Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3
2005-033 29.08.2005 FSW-3 3 (FSW 22, JB-2 3) CZ-2D (2) Jq SLS-2
September
2005-034 02.09.2005 Kosmos 2415 (Yantar-1KFT #21, Kometa #21) Soyuz-U TB LC-31/6
2005-035 08.09.2005 Progress-M 54
RadioSkaf 1 (SuitSat 1)
Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2005-036 08.09.2005 Anik F1R Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1) TB LC-200/39
2005-037 23.09.2005 Streak (STP-R1, USA 185) Minotaur-1 Va SLC-8
2005-038 29.09.2005 GPS-2RM 1 (Navstar 53, USA 183) Delta-7925 CC SLC-17A
October
2005-039 01.10.2005 Soyuz-TMA 7 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2005-F03 08.10.2005 Cryosat Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3 Failure
2005-040 12.10.2005 SZ 6 CZ-2F Jq SLS-1
2005-041 13.10.2005 Syracuse 3A
Galaxy 15
Ariane-5GS Ko ELA-3
2005-042 19.10.2005 KH-11 14 (Crystal 14, USA 186, NROL 20) Titan-4(04)B Va SLC-4E Version last flight
2005-043 27.10.2005 TopSat 1
China-DMC+4
Mozhayets 5
Sina 1
SSETI-Express
UWE 1
XI 5 (CO 58, OSCAR 58)
Ncube 2
Rubin 5-ASOLANT
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
November
2005-044 08.11.2005 Inmarsat-4 F2 Zenit-3SL (2) SL
2005-045 09.11.2005 Venus Express Soyuz-FG Fregat TB LC-31/6
2005-046 16.11.2005 Spaceway 2
Telkom 2
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
December
2005-047 21.12.2005 Progress-M 55 Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2005-048 21.12.2005 Gonets-M 1
Kosmos 2416 (Strela-3M #1, Rodnik-S #1)
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
2005-049 21.12.2005 Insat 4A
MSG 2
Ariane-5GS Ko ELA-3
2005-050 25.12.2005 Kosmos 2417 (Uragan-M #4)
Kosmos 2418 (Uragan-M #5)
Kosmos 2419 (Uragan #87)
Proton-K Blok-DM-2 TB LC-81/23
2005-051 28.12.2005 GIOVE A (GSTB v2A) Soyuz-FG Fregat TB LC-31/6
2005-052 29.12.2005 AMC 23 → GE 23 → Eutelsat 172A Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1) TB LC-200/39

Launch sites:

TB = 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
Ka = Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan Japan
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), Russia Russia
SL = Sea Launch Platform, 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
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
Xi = Xichang Space Center (Songlin), Sichuan, China China