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Orbital Launches of 2011

updated: 20.12.2014

Orbital launches by country:
Orbital launches by launch vehicle family:
ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
2011-001 20.01.2011 Elektro-L 1 Zenit-3F TB LC-45/1 Version 1st flight
2011-002 20.01.2011 KH-11 15 (Crystal 15, USA 224, NROL 49) Delta-4H Va SLC-6
2011-003 22.01.2011 HTV 2 (Kounotori 2) H-2B-304 Ta YLP-2
2011-004 28.01.2011 Progress-M 09M
ARISSat 1 (RadioSkaf 2, Kedr)
Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
February
2011-005 01.02.2011 Kosmos 2470 (Geo-IK-2 1, Musson-2 1) Rokot-KM Pl LC-133/3 Partial failure
2011-006 06.02.2011 RPP (USA 225, NROL 66) Minotaur-1 Va SLC-8
2011-007 16.02.2011 ATV 2 (Johannes Kepler) Ariane-5ES Ko ELA-3
2011-008 24.02.2011 Discovery F39 (STS-133)
PMM (Leonardo)
ELC 4
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2011-009 26.02.2011 Kosmos 2471 (Uragan-K1 #1) Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M Pl LC-43/4 Version 1st flight
March
2011-F01 04.03.2011 Glory
E1P
KySat 1
Hermes
Taurus-3110 Va 576E Failure
2011-010 05.03.2011 X-37B OTV-2 (USA 226) Atlas-5(501) CC SLC-41
2011-011 11.03.2011 Quasar 17 (SDS-3 6, USA 227, NROL 27) Delta-4M+(4,2) CC SLC-37B
April
2011-012 04.04.2011 Soyuz-TMA 21 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2011-013 09.04.2012 BD-2 I3 CZ-3A Xi LC-3
2011-014 15.04.2011 Intruder 9A (NOSS-3 5A, USA 229, NROL 34)
Intruder 9B (NOSS-3 5B, USA 229-2, NROL 34)
Atlas-5(411) Va SLC-3E
2011-015 20.04.2011 ResourceSat 2
YouthSat
X-Sat
PSLV (3) Sr FLP
2011-016 22.04.2011 YahSat 1A
New Dawn → Intelsat 28
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2011-017 27.04.2011 Progress-M 10M Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
May
2011-018 04.05.2011 Meridian 4 Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M Pl LC-43/4
2011-019 07.05.2011 SBIRS-GEO 1 (USA 230) Atlas-5(401) CC SLC-41
2011-020 16.05.2011 Endeavour F25 (STS-134)
AMS 02
ELC 3
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2011-021 20.05.2011 Telstar 14R (Estrela do Sul 2) Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
2011-022 20.05.2011 ST 2
GSat 8 (Insat 4G)
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
June
2011-023 07.06.2011 Soyuz-TMA 02M Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2011-024 10.06.2011 Aquarius (SAC D, ESSP 6) Delta-7320-10C Va SLC-2W
2011-025 15.06.2011 Rasad 1 Safir-1A Sem Version 1st flight
2011-026 20.06.2011 ZX 10 (ChinaSat 10) CZ-3B/G2 Xi LC-2
2011-027 21.06.2011 Progress-M 11M Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2011-028 27.06.2011 Kosmos 2472 (Yantar-4K2M #7, Kobalt-M #7) Soyuz-U Pl LC-16/2
2011-029 30.06.2011 ORS 1 (USA 231) Minotaur-1 WI LA-0B
July
2011-030 06.07.2011 SJ 11-03 CZ-2C (3) Jq SLS-2
2011-031 08.07.2011 Atlantis F33 (STS-135)
MPLM 2-04 (Raffaello F4)
PSSC-Testbed 2
Shuttle CC SLC-39A
2011-032 11.07.2011 TL 1B CZ-3C Xi LC-2
2011-033 13.07.2011 Globalstar 81
Globalstar 83
Globalstar 85
Globalstar 88
Globalstar 89
Globalstar 91
Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M TB LC-31/6
2011-034 15.07.2011 GSat 12 PSLV-XL Sr SLP
2011-035 15.07.2011 SES 3
Kazsat 2
Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
2011-036 16.07.2011 GPS-2F 2 (Navstar 63, USA 232) Delta-4M+(4,2) CC SLC-37B
2011-037 18.07.2011 Spektr-R (Radio-Astron) Zenit-3F TB LC-45/1
2011-038 26.07.2011 BD-2 I4 CZ-3A Xi LC-3
2011-039 29.07.2011 SJ 11-02 CZ-2C (3) Jq SLS-2
August
2011-040 05.08.2011 Juno (New Frontiers 2) Atlas-5(551) CC SLC-41
2011-041 06.08.2011 Astra 1N
BSat 3c/JCSAT 110R
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2011-042 11.08.2011 PakSat 1R CZ-3B/G2 Xi LC-2
2011-043 15.08.2011 HY 2A CZ-4B TY LC-9
2011-044 17.08.2011 Sich 2
NigeriaSat 2
NX
RASAT
EDUSAT
AprizeSat 5 → exactView 5 (EV 5)
AprizeSat 6 → exactView 6 (EV 6)

BPA 2
Dnepr Do LC-370/13
2011-045 17.08.2011 Ekspress-AM 4 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39 Partial failure
2011-F02 18.08.2011 SJ 11-04 CZ-2C (3) Jq SLS-2 failed
2011-F03 24.08.2011 Progress-M 12M Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5 failed
September
2011-046 10.09.2011 GRAIL A (Discovery 11A, Ebb)
GRAIL B (Discovery 11B, Flow)
Delta-7920H-10C CC SLC-17B
2011-047 18.09.2011 FH 2A (ZX 1A, ChinaSat 1A) CZ-3B/G3 Xi LC-2 Version 1st flight
2011-048 20.09.2011 Kosmos 2473 (Garpun #1) Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1 mod. 2) TB LC-81/24 Version 1st flight
2011-049 21.09.2011 Arabsat 5C
SES 2
Ariane-5ECA Ko ELA-3
2011-050 23.09.2011 IGS-Optical 4 H-2A-202 Ta YLP-1
2011-051 24.09.2011 Atlantic Bird 7 → Eutelsat 7 West A Zenit-3SL (2) SL
2011-052 27.09.2011 TacSat 4 Minotaur-4+ Kd LP-1 Version 1st flight
2011-053 29.09.2011 TG 1 CZ-2F/G Jq SLS-1 Version 1st flight
2011-054 29.09.2011 QuetzSat 1 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
October
2011-055 02.10.2011 Kosmos 2474 (Uragan-M #33) Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M Pl LC-43/4
2011-056 05.10.2011 Intelsat 18 Zenit-3SLB TB LC-45/1
2011-057 07.10.2011 Eutelsat W3C → Eutelsat 16A CZ-3B/G2 Xi LC-2
2011-058 12.10.2011 Megha-Tropiques
VesselSat 1 (Orbcomm FM42)
SRMSAT
Jugnu
PSLV-CA Sr FLP
2011-059 19.10.2011 ViaSat 1 Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
2011-060 21.10.2011 Galileo-IOV PFM (Thijs)
Galileo-IOV FM2 (Natalia)
Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT Ko ELS Version 1st flight
2011-061 28.10.2011 NPP → Suomi NPP
RAX 2
DICE 1
DICE 2

AubieSat 1 (AS 1, AO 71, OSCAR 71)
M-Cubed/COVE
E1P U2 (HRBE)
Delta-7920-10C Va SLC-2W
2011-062 30.10.2011 Progress-M 13M
Chibis-M (RS 39)
Soyuz-U TB LC-1/5
2011-063 31.10.2011 SZ 8 CZ-2F/G Jq SLS-1
November
2011-064 04.11.2011 Kosmos 2475 (Uragan-M #34)
Kosmos 2476 (Uragan-M #35)
Kosmos 2477 (Uragan-M #36)
Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.1 mod. 1) TB LC-81/24
2011-065 08.11.2011 Fobos-Grunt
Yinghuo 1 (YH 1)
Zenit-2FG [Fregat-SB] TB LC-45/1 Version 1st flight
2011-066 09.11.2011 Yaogan 12 (JB-8 2?)
TX 1
CZ-4B TY LC-9
2011-067 14.11.2011 Soyuz-TMA 22 Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2011-068 20.11.2011 SY 4
CX 1-03
CZ-2D (2) Jq SLS-2
2011-069 25.11.2011 AsiaSat 7 (Thaicom 6A) Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-200/39
2011-070 26.11.2011 MSL (Curiosity) Atlas-5(541) CC SLC-41 Version 1st flight
2011-071 28.11.2011 Kosmos 2478 (Uragan-M #37) Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M Pl LC-43/4
2011-072 29.11.2011 Yaogan 13 (JB-7 2 ?) CZ-2C (3) TY LC-9
December
2011-073 01.12.2011 BD-2 I5 CZ-3A Xi LC-3
2011-074 11.12.2011 Luch 5A
AMOS 5
Proton-M Briz-M (Ph.3) TB LC-81/24
2011-075 12.12.2011 IGS-Radar 3 H-2A-202 Ta YLP-1
2011-076 17.12.2011 Pléiades-HR 1A
SSOT (FASat Charlie)
ELISA 1
ELISA 2
ELISA 3
ELISA 4
Soyuz-STA Fregat Ko ELS Version 1st flight
2011-077 19.12.2011 NIGCOMSAT 1R CZ-3B/G2 Xi LC-2
2011-078 21.12.2011 Soyuz-TMA 03M Soyuz-FG TB LC-1/5
2011-079 22.12.2011 ZY-1 02C CZ-4B TY LC-9
2011-F04 23.12.2011 Meridian 5 Soyuz-2-1b Fregat-M Pl LC-43/4 failed
2011-080 28.12.2011 Globalstar 80
Globalstar 82
Globalstar 84
Globalstar 86
Globalstar 90
Globalstar 92
Soyuz-2-1a Fregat-M TB LC-31/6

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
Do = Yasniy site, Dombarovskiy Air Base, Orenburgskaya Oblast', Russia Russia
Jq = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China
Kd = Kodiak Launch Complex, Kodiak Island, Narrow Cape, Alaska, USA USA
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana French Guiana
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), Russia Russia
Sem = Semnan Satellite Launch Center, Semnan, Iran Iran
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
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