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Orbital Launches of 1999

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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 M023
Globalstar M036
Globalstar M038
Globalstar M040
Globalstar M023, M036, M038, M040
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 [L-1011] Va
1999-012 15.03.1999 Globalstar M022
Globalstar M037
Globalstar M041
Globalstar M046
Globalstar M022, M037, M041, M046
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 M019
Globalstar M042
Globalstar M044
Globalstar M045
Globalstar M019, M042, M044, M045
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 Feng Yun 1C (FY 1C)
SJ 5
CZ-4B TY LC-7
1999-026 18.05.1999 TERRIERS (STEDI 2, Explorer 76)
MUBLCOM
Pegasus-XL HAPS [L-1011] Va
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 CCK LC-39B
June
1999-031 10.06.1999 Globalstar M025
Globalstar M047
Globalstar M049
Globalstar M052
Globalstar M025, M047, M049, M052
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 M030
Globalstar M032
Globalstar M035
Globalstar M051
Globalstar M030, M032, M035, M051
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 CCK LC-39B
1999-041 25.07.1999 Globalstar M026
Globalstar M028
Globalstar M043
Globalstar M048
Globalstar M026, M028, M043, M048
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 M024
Globalstar M027
Globalstar M053
Globalstar M054
Globalstar M024, M027, M053, M054
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 (Mugunghwa 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 M033
Globalstar M050
Globalstar M055
Globalstar M058
Globalstar M033, M050, M055, M058
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 (GPS SVN 46, 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 M031
Globalstar M056
Globalstar M057
Globalstar M059
Globalstar M031, M056, M057, M059
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 LC-43/91
1999-062 22.11.1999 Globalstar M029
Globalstar M034
Globalstar M039
Globalstar M061
Globalstar M029, M034, M039, M061
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)
Orbcomm FM30, ..., FM36 (D2, ..., D8)
Pegasus-XL HAPS [L-1011] WI 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 CCK LC-39B
1999-070 21.12.1999 KOMPSAT 1 (Arirang 1)
ACRIMSat
Celestis 04
Taurus-2110 Va 576E Version 1st flight
1999-071 22.12.1999 Galaxy 11 Ariane-44L H10-3 Ko ELA-2
1999-E01 24.12.1999 RVSN 40 Rokot-K Pl LC-133/3 Stage-separation fired before launch, rocket damaged beyond repair
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
CCK = NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Jq = Jiuquan Space Center, Inner Mongolia, China China
Ko = Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG), Kourou, French Guiana, France France
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 Air Force Base, California, USA USA
WI = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
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