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Orbital Launches of 2009

Orbital launches by country:
Orbital launches by launch vehicle family:
ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
2009-001 18.01.2009 Orion 6 (USA 202, NROL 26) Delta-4H CC SLC-37B
2009-002 23.01.2009 GOSAT (Ibuki)
SOHLA 1
SDS 1
SpriteSat (Raijin)
PRISM (Hitomi)
Kagayaki
KKS 1 (Kiseki)
STARS 1 (Kukai)
H-2A-202 Ta YLP-1
2009-003 30.01.2009 Koronas Foton Tsiklon-3 Pl LC-32/2
February
2009-004 02.02.2009 Omid Safir-1 Sem
2009-005 06.02.2009 NOAA 19 (NOAA N') Delta-7320-10C Va SLC-2W
2009-006 10.02.2009 Progress-M 66 Soyuz-U TB LC-31/6
2009-007 11.02.2009 Ekspress-AM 44
Ekspress-MD 1
Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
2009-008 12.02.2009 Hot Bird 10 → Atlantic Bird 4A → Eutelsat 3C → Eutelsat Hot Bird 13D
NSS 9
SPIRALE A
SPIRALE B
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2009-F01 24.02.2009 OCO (ESSP 5) Taurus-3110 Va 576E Version 1st flight, failed
2009-009 26.02.2009 Telstar 11N Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1
2009-010 28.02.2009 Raduga-1 8 (Globus 18L) Proton-K Blok-DM-2 TB
March
2009-011 07.03.2009 Kepler (Discovery 10) Delta-7925-10L CC SLC-17B
2009-012 15.03.2009 Discovery F-36 (STS-119)
ITS-S6
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2009-013 17.03.2009 GOCE Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3
2009-014 24.03.2009 GPS-2RM 7 (Navstar 49, USA 203) Delta-7925 CC SLC-17A
2009-015 26.03.2009 Soyuz-TMA 14 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
April
2009-016 03.04.2009 Eutelsat W2A → Eutelsat 10A Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
2009-017 04.04.2009 WGS 2 (USA 204) Atlas-5(421) CC SLC-41
2009-F02 05.04.2009 Kwangmyŏngsŏng 2 Unha-2 Th Failed
2009-018 14.04.2009 BD-2 G1 CZ-3C Xi LC-2
2009-019 20.04.2009 RISAT 2
ANUSAT
PSLV-CA Sr SLP
2009-020 20.04.2009 SICRAL 1B Zenit-3SL (2) SL
2009-021 22.04.2009 Yaogan 6 (JB-7 1 ?) CZ-2C (3) TY LC-7
2009-022 29.04.2009 Kosmos 2450 (Yantar-4K2M #5, Kobalt-M #5) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
May
2009-023 05.05.2009 STSS-ATRR (USA 205) Delta-7920-10C Va SLC-2W
2009-024 07.05.2009 Progress-M 02M Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2009-025 11.05.2009 Atlantis F31 (STS-125) Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2009-026 14.05.2009 Herschel
Planck
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2009-027 16.05.2009 Indostar 2/ ProtoStar 2 → SES 7 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
2009-028 19.05.2009 TacSat 3
PharmaSat 1
HawkSat 1
CP 6
AeroCube 3
Minotaur-1 WI LA-0B
2009-029 21.05.2009 Meridian 2 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat Pl LC-43/4 Partial failure
2009-030 27.05.2009 Soyuz-TMA 15 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
June
2009-031 18.06.2009 LRO
LCROSS
Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
2009-032 21.06.2009 MEASAT 3a Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1
2009-033 27.06.2009 GOES 14 (GOES O) Delta-4M+(4,2) CC SLC-37B
2009-034 30.06.2009 Sirius FM5 (CD-Radio 5) Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
July
2009-035 01.07.2009 TerreStar 1 → EchoStar T1 Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2009-036 06.07.2009 Kosmos 2451 (Strela-3 #140)
Kosmos 2452 (Strela-3M #2, Rodnik-S #2)
Kosmos 2453 (Strela-3 #141)
Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3
2009-037 14.07.2009 RazakSat (MACSAT) Falcon-1 Om
2009-038 15.07.2009 Endeavour F23 (STS-127)
JEF (JEM-EF)
JLE (JEM-ELM-ES)
ANDE-2 AA
ANDE-2 PA

BEVO 1 (DRAGONSAT 1)
AggieSat 2 (DRAGONSAT 2)
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2009-039 21.07.2009 Kosmos 2454 (Parus #98)
Sterkh 1
Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1
2009-040 24.07.2009 Progress-M 67 Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2009-041 29.07.2009 DubaiSat 1
Deimos 1
UK-DMC 2
Nanosat 1B
AprizeSat 3
AprizeSat 4
Dnepr TB LC-109/95
August
2009-042 11.08.2009 AsiaSat 5 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
2009-043 17.08.2009 GPS-2RM 8 (Navstar 50, USA 206) Delta-7925 CC SLC-17A
2009-044 21.08.2009 JSCat 12 (JCSat RA)
Optus D3
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2009-F03 25.08.2009 STSAT 2A Naro-1 Na Version first flight, failure
2009-045 29.08.2009 Discovery F37 (STS-128)
MPLM 1-06 (Leonardo F6)
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2009-046 30.08.2009 Palapa D CZ-3B Xi LC-2 Partial failure
September
2009-047 08.09.2009 PAN (P360, USA 207) Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
2009-048 10.09.2009 HTV 1 H-2B-304 Ta YLP-2 Version 1st flight
2009-049 16.09.2009 Meteor-M 1
Sterkh 2
Universitetsky 2
UGATUSAT
Sumbandila (SO 67, OSCAR 67)
BLITS
IRIS
Soyuz-2-1b Fregat TB LC-31/6
2009-050 17.09.2009 Nimiq 5 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
2009-051 23.09.2009 Oceansat 2
UWE 2
SwissCube 1
BeeSat 1
ITÜ-pSat 1
Rubin 9-AIS
PSLV-CA Sr FLP
2009-052 25.09.2009 STSS 1 (USA 208)
STSS 2 (USA 209)
Delta-7920-10C CC SLC-17B
2009-053 30.09.2009 Soyuz-TMA 16 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
October
2009-054 01.10.2009 Amazonas 2
COMSATBw 1
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2009-055 08.10.2009 WorldView 2 (WV 2) Delta-7920-10C Va SLC-2W
2009-056 15.10.2009 Progress-M 03M Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2009-057 18.10.2009 DMSP-5D3 F18 (USA 210) Atlas-5(401) Va SLC-3E
2009-058 29.10.2009 NSS 12
Thor 6
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
November
2009-059 02.11.2009 SMOS
PROBA 2
Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3
2009-060 10.11.2009 MRM 2 (Poisk, Progress-M-MIM 2, MIM 2) Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2009-061 12.11.2009 SJ 11-01 CZ-2C (3) Jq SLS-2
2009-062 16.11.2009 Atlantis F31 (STS-129)
ELC 1
ELC 2
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2009-063 20.11.2009 Kosmos 2455 (Lotos-S #1) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
2009-064 23.11.2009 Intelsat 14 Atlas-5(431) CC SLC-41
2009-065 24.11.2009 Eutelsat W7 → Eutelsat 36B Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) TB LC-200/39
2009-066 28.11.2009 IGS-Optical 3 H-2A-202 Ta YLP-1
2009-067 30.11.2009 Intelsat 15 (JCSat 85) Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1
December
2009-068 05.12.2009 WGS 3 (USA 211) Delta-4M+(5,4) CC SLC-37B Version 1st flight
2009-069 09.12.2009 Yaogan 7 (JB-6 3) CZ-2D (2) Jq SLS-2
2009-070 14.12.2009 Kosmos 2456 (Uragan-M #21)
Kosmos 2457 (Uragan-M #22)
Kosmos 2458 (Uragan-M #23)
Proton-M Blok-DM-2 TB LC-81/24
2009-071 14.12.2009 WISE (MIDEX 6, Explorer 92) Delta-7320-10C Va SLC-2W
2009-072 15.12.2009 Yaogan 8
XW 1 (HO 68, OSCAR 68)
CZ-4C TY LC-9
2009-073 18.12.2009 Helios 2B Ariane-5GS Ko ELA-3
2009-074 20.12.2009 Soyuz-TMA 17 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2009-075 29.12.2009 DirecTV 12 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.2) 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
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
Om = Omelek Island, Kwajalein, Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), Russia Russia
Sem = Semnan Satellite Launch Center, Semnan, Iran Iran
SL = Sea Launch Platform, Pacific Ocean,
Sr = Satish Dhawan Space Center (Sriharikota Space Center), Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh, India India
Ta = Tanegashima Space Center, Tanegashima, Japan Japan
Th = Tonghae (Musudan-ri), Hwadae County, Hamgyong Province, North Korea North Korea
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
Xi = Xichang Space Center (Songlin), Sichuan, China China