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Suborbital launch schedule
« on: 01/03/2014 05:16 PM »
I thought it would be useful to make a separate thread to keep track of suborbital launches. This is something of a work-in-progress, if anybody knows any good sources of information, particularly on planned Japanese and Indian sounding rocket launches, contributions and corrections would be very useful.


Completed
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Apogee   - Operator/Mission

03 January         - Arrow III               - Palmachim   - >100 km  - IAI - ABM test

2014
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Operator/Mission

15 January   05:00 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A) - 4 hour window
15 January   05:00 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A) - 4 hour window
15 January   05:00 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A) - 4 hour window
24 January         - Black Brant IX          - Poker Flat  - NASA/SWRI - 36.287UE/GREECE
January/February   - VS-30                   - Andoya      - ARR/Leibniz Institute - WADIS-2
   February        - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/ALAT - CRYOFENIX
11 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/SWRI - 36.253US
15 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/NRL - 36.288DS
26 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.California - 36.235US
30 April           - Terrier-Imp. Malemute   - Wallops     - NASA - 46.007GP
   April           - VS-30-Imp. Orion        - Andoya      - ARR/DSTO - HiFIRE-5B
   April           - SpaceLoft-XL            - Sp. America - UP/SSI - TBD/Conestoga (Celestis)
   April           - GSLV Mk.III             - SDSC        - ISRO - Test flight/Re-entry test

15 May             - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Colorado - 36.285UG
   May?            - Angara-1.2PP            - Plesetsk    - Khrunichev? - Test flight - or orbital??
19 June            - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     - NASA/U.Colorado - 30.110UO
June/July          - VS-30                   - Andoya      - ARR/U.Tromso - MAXI-DUSTY 1
08 July            - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/USC - 36.289US
July/August??      - Black Brant IX          - Andoya      - ARR?/NRL - CARE II
01 August          - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Montana - 36.282US
12 August          - Terrier-Imp. Malemute   - Wallops     - NASA/U.Colorado - 46.008UO/RockOn! VII
   September       - VS-30                   - Andoya      - ARR/DSTO - HiFIRE-4
01 October         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Massachusetts - 36.293UG
01 October         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Iowa - 36.292UH
13 October         - Talos-Peregrine?        - Wallops     - NASA - 12.077GT
   October         - Vega                    - Kourou      - ESA - IXV
17 November        - Black Brant XIIA        - Andoya      - NASA/ARR?/U.Alaska - 52.001UE/C-REX
01 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/MIT - 36.245UH
01 December?       - Oriole IV               - Andoya?     - NASA/ARR?/Dartmouth - 49.003UE/CAPER?
02 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/UCB - 36.295US
TBD                - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - TEXUS-51
TBD                - VLS-1                   - Alacantara  - INPE - VSISNAV - ??Apogee??
TBD                - Tronador II             -             - CONAE - VEX-1 - ??Apogee??
TBD?               - SpaceShipTwo            - Mojave?     - SC/Virgin - TBD


2015
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Operator/Mission

13 January         - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Alaska - 41.108UE
13 January         - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Alaska - 41.109UE
13 January         - Oriole IV               - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Utah - 49.002UE
13 January         -                         - Wallops     - NASA - 12.079GT
20 January         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/CalTech - 36.281UE
23 January         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/JHU - 36.262UG
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
12 February        - Talos-Terrier-Peregrine?- Wallops     - NASA - 12.078GT
20 March           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Alabama - 36.291US
01 July            -                         - White Sands - NASA/SMDC - 12.080DR
01 August          - Black Brant XI          - Andoya      - NASA/NRL - 39.012DR
20 September       - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Colorado - 36.297UG
04 November        - Black Brant XIIA        - Andoya      - NASA/U.New Hampshire - 52.002UE
02 December        -                         - White Sands - NASA/SMDC - 12.081DR
04 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA - 36.259 GH


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Red: 4 January
Blue: 8 January
Green: 11 January
Orange: 15 January
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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #1 on: 01/03/2014 05:58 PM »
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Quote from: Nicolas PILLET on 12/29/2013 07:16 PM
Do we have a preliminary date for Angara-1.2PP ?
This might give you an idea:
Quoted From RussianSpaceWeb.com:

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May: An Angara-1.2 rocket (a light "PP" version - from the Russian abbreviation of "first launch") to fly its first test mission from Plesetsk with a dummy payload. As of May 2012, the launch was promised in the second quarter of 2013, however by April of that year it was officially postponed to 2014. By May 2013, the launch was delayed until May 2014.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #2 on: 01/03/2014 06:12 PM »
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Quote from: Nicolas PILLET on 12/29/2013 07:16 PM
Do we have a preliminary date for Angara-1.2PP ?
This might give you an idea:
Quoted From RussianSpaceWeb.com:

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May: An Angara-1.2 rocket (a light "PP" version - from the Russian abbreviation of "first launch") to fly its first test mission from Plesetsk with a dummy payload. As of May 2012, the launch was promised in the second quarter of 2013, however by April of that year it was officially postponed to 2014. By May 2013, the launch was delayed until May 2014.
AFAIK, This mission is no longer planned to be sub-orbital as there is orbital insertion stage aboard. Originally first test mission was to fly Angara-1.1 config but minus the Briz-KM stage for a sub-orbital test. That was replaced by orbital test on Angara-1.2. Angara-1.1 is to replace conversional launchers Rockot and Strela. Angara-1.2 is to replace conversional launcher Dnepr and Kosmos-3 Launcher Family and is direct replacement for designed, but never flown Kosmos-3MU (Vzlet) which was developed by PO Polyot.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #3 on: 01/03/2014 06:12 PM »
Can we get this thread pinned.


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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #5 on: 01/04/2014 01:29 AM »
FYI I suspect that 12.077GT and 12.078GT are Terrier-Peregrine and Talos-Terrier-Peregrine flight tests respectively.
Not sure what  12.079GT is.
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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #6 on: 01/04/2014 05:38 PM »
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Quote from: Nicolas PILLET on 12/29/2013 07:16 PM
Do we have a preliminary date for Angara-1.2PP ?
This might give you an idea:
Quoted From RussianSpaceWeb.com:

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May: An Angara-1.2 rocket (a light "PP" version - from the Russian abbreviation of "first launch") to fly its first test mission from Plesetsk with a dummy payload. As of May 2012, the launch was promised in the second quarter of 2013, however by April of that year it was officially postponed to 2014. By May 2013, the launch was delayed until May 2014.
AFAIK, This mission is no longer planned to be sub-orbital as there is orbital insertion stage aboard. Originally first test mission was to fly Angara-1.1 config but minus the Briz-KM stage for a sub-orbital test. That was replaced by orbital test on Angara-1.2. Angara-1.1 is to replace conversional launchers Rockot and Strela. Angara-1.2 is to replace conversional launcher Dnepr and Kosmos-3 Launcher Family and is direct replacement for designed, but never flown Kosmos-3MU (Vzlet) which was developed by PO Polyot.
But there is no Angara 1.2 launch in aniks schedule.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #7 on: 01/04/2014 05:43 PM »
Quote
Quote from: Nicolas PILLET on 12/29/2013 07:16 PM
Do we have a preliminary date for Angara-1.2PP ?
This might give you an idea:
Quoted From RussianSpaceWeb.com:

Quote
May: An Angara-1.2 rocket (a light "PP" version - from the Russian abbreviation of "first launch") to fly its first test mission from Plesetsk with a dummy payload. As of May 2012, the launch was promised in the second quarter of 2013, however by April of that year it was officially postponed to 2014. By May 2013, the launch was delayed until May 2014.
AFAIK, This mission is no longer planned to be sub-orbital as there is orbital insertion stage aboard. Originally first test mission was to fly Angara-1.1 config but minus the Briz-KM stage for a sub-orbital test. That was replaced by orbital test on Angara-1.2. Angara-1.1 is to replace conversional launchers Rockot and Strela. Angara-1.2 is to replace conversional launcher Dnepr and Kosmos-3 Launcher Family and is direct replacement for designed, but never flown Kosmos-3MU (Vzlet) which was developed by PO Polyot.
But there is no Angara 1.2 launch in aniks schedule.

I've put it in the list for now but with a query against it; can always be deleted if the launch turns out to be orbital.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #8 on: 01/11/2014 05:46 AM »
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=15187.120
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Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #9 on: 01/15/2014 04:43 PM »

Completed
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Apogee   - Operator/Mission

03 January         - Arrow III               - Palmachim   - >100 km  - IAI - ABM test
15 January   09:09 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     -          - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A)
15 January   09:09 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     -          - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A)
15 January   09:09 - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     -          - MDA - FTX-18 (ARAV-A)
20 January   05:22 - Agni-IV                 - ITR LC-4    - ~850 km  - DRDO - Missile test


2014
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Operator/Mission

24 January         - Black Brant IX          - Poker Flat  - NASA/SWRI - 36.287UE/GREECE
January/February   - VS-30                   - Andoya      - ARR/Leibniz Institute - WADIS-2
   February        - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/ALAT - CRYOFENIX
11 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/SWRI - 36.253US
15 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/NRL - 36.288DS
26 April           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.California - 36.235US
30 April           - Terrier-Imp. Malemute   - Wallops     - NASA - 46.007GP
   April           - VS-30-Imp. Orion        - Andoya      - ARR/DSTO - HiFIRE-5B
   April           - SpaceLoft-XL            - Sp. America - UP/SSI - TBD/Conestoga (Celestis)
   April           - GSLV Mk.III             - SDSC        - ISRO - Test flight/Re-entry test
April/May          - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - TEXUS-51
15 May             - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Colorado - 36.285UG
   May?            - Angara-1.2PP            - Plesetsk    - Khrunichev? - Test flight - or orbital??
   May             - Imp. Orion*             - Esrange     - SSC/ESA - REXUS-15
   May             - Imp. Orion*             - Esrange     - SSC/ESA - REXUS-16

19 June            - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Wallops     - NASA/U.Colorado - 30.110UO
June/July          - VS-30                   - Andoya      - ARR/U.Tromso - MAXI-DUSTY 1
08 July            - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/USC - 36.289US
July/August??      - Black Brant IX          - Andoya      - ARR?/NRL - CARE II
01 August          - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Montana - 36.282US
12 August          - Terrier-Imp. Malemute   - Wallops     - NASA/U.Colorado - 46.008UO/RockOn! VII
   September       - VSB-30                  - Andoya      - ARR/DSTO - HiFIRE-4
01 October         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Massachusetts - 36.293UG
01 October         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Iowa - 36.292UH
16 October         - Talos-Peregrine?        - Wallops     - NASA - 12.077GT
   October         - Vega                    - Kourou      - ESA - IXV
   October         - Taurus-Orion?           - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - ROTEX

17 November        - Black Brant XIIA        - Andoya      - NASA/ARR?/U.Alaska - 52.001UE/C-REX
   November        - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/TBD - MAIUS-1

01 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/MIT - 36.245UH
01 December?       - Oriole IV               - Andoya?     - NASA/ARR?/Dartmouth - 49.003UE/CAPER?
02 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/UCB - 36.295US
TBD                - VLS-1                   - Alacantara  - INPE - VSISNAV - ??Apogee??
TBD                - Tronador II             -             - CONAE - VEX-1 - ??Apogee??
TBD?               - SpaceShipTwo            - Mojave?     - SC/Virgin - TBD


2015
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Operator/Mission

13 January         - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Alaska - 41.108UE
13 January         - Terrier-Imp. Orion      - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Alaska - 41.109UE
13 January         - Oriole IV               - Poker Flat  - NASA/U.Utah - 49.002UE
13 January         -                         - Wallops     - NASA - 12.079GT
20 January         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/CalTech - 36.281UE
23 January         - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/JHU - 36.262UG
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
   January         - Terrier-Oriole          - Wallops     - MDA - FTX-19 (ARAV-B)
January/February   - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC - SPIDER

12 February        - Talos-Terrier-Peregrine?- Wallops     - NASA - 12.078GT
February/March     - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/ESA - MASER-13

20 March           - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Alabama - 36.291US
   March           - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - TEXUS-52
   March           - VSB-30                  - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - TEXUS-53
   April           - Imp. Orion*             - Esrange     - SSC/ESA - REXUS-17
   April           - Imp. Orion*             - Esrange     - SSC/ESA - REXUS-18
   May             - VS-30?                  - Esrange     - SSC/DLR? - MAPHEUS-5

01 July            -                         - White Sands - NASA/SMDC - 12.080DR
01 August          - Black Brant XI          - Andoya      - NASA/NRL - 39.012DR
   August          - Imp. Orion*             - Esrange     - SSC/DLR? - O-STATES

20 September       - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA/U.Colorado - 36.297UG
04 November        - Black Brant XIIA        - Andoya      - NASA/U.New Hampshire - 52.002UE
   November        - Taurus-Imp. Orion       - Esrange     - SSC/DLR - MIRIAM-2

02 December        -                         - White Sands - NASA/SMDC - 12.081DR
04 December        - Black Brant IX          - White Sands - NASA - 36.259 GH
TBD                - VS-40                   - Andoya      - ARR/DSTO - HiFIRE-8 - or 2016



* - The Improved Orion is capable of reaching space, however most launches reach apogees around 10-20 kilometres below. These launches are included in the schedule, however they will only be listed in the completed launches section if they do reach space

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #10 on: 07/02/2014 11:43 AM »

2014
Date/Time (UTC)    - Rocket                  - Launch site - Operator/Mission

01 December?       - Oriole IV               - Andoya?     - NASA/ARR?/Dartmouth - 49.003UE/CAPER?


Launch window runs from November 19 through December 1. Launch site is Andoya. The PI on 49.003 is Dr. Jim LaBelle from Dartmouth with Co-PIs at The University of Iowa and the University of Oslo.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #11 on: 11/03/2014 05:55 AM »
^^ GSLV MK-III  "atmospheric test flight" is late November / First half of December 2014.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #12 on: 11/03/2014 05:34 PM »
^^ GSLV MK-III  "atmospheric test flight" is late November / First half of December 2014.
The schedule has not been updated since 20 January 2014. you will have to ask someone with the required knowledge to update the schedule for you.

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #13 on: 01/18/2015 08:15 PM »
http://www.sscspace.com/current-campaigns

Rocket campaigns 2015
MissionScientific purposeStatus
CryofenixExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled January 2015
REXUS 17-18Student mission (2 Improved Orion rocket)Scheduled March 2015
TEXUS 51-52Experiments in microgravity (2 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled April 2015
MAIUSExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled April - May 2015
MAPHEUS-5Experiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled May 2015
O-STATESExperiments in microgravity (2 Improved Orion rocket)Scheduled August 2015
STERNStudent mission (Improved Orion rocket)TBD
MASER 13Experiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled Oct-Nov 2015
TEXUS 53Experiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled November 2015
MIRIAM-21 rocketTBD
« Last Edit: 01/18/2015 08:16 PM by Salo »

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #14 on: 01/21/2015 07:55 AM »
A complete SSC manifest can be found at

http://www.sscspace.com/%242/file/Launching-programme
« Last Edit: 01/21/2015 07:55 AM by Steven Pietrobon »
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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #15 on: 01/24/2015 03:23 AM »
http://msdb.gsfc.nasa.gov/launches.php
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5/15/2015   SOAREX-8   NASA   NEN: WPS   Sounding rocket       Wallops Flight Facility   WPS
8/13/2015   MUSIC   NASA   NEN: WPS   Sounding rocket       Wallops Flight Facility   WPS

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #16 on: 02/10/2015 08:12 AM »
http://www.sscspace.com/current-campaigns

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CryofenixExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled January 2015
Hi, do you have any idea if we can follow the launch live of Cryofenix, that is supposed to be launched today from Esrange center in Sweden ?

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #17 on: 02/10/2015 11:53 AM »
http://www.sscspace.com/current-campaigns

Rocket campaigns 2015
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CryofenixExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled January 2015
Hi, do you have any idea if we can follow the launch live of Cryofenix, that is supposed to be launched today from Esrange center in Sweden ?

http://esrange.insupport.se/

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #18 on: 02/10/2015 01:37 PM »
http://www.sscspace.com/current-campaigns

Rocket campaigns 2015
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CryofenixExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled January 2015
Hi, do you have any idea if we can follow the launch live of Cryofenix, that is supposed to be launched today from Esrange center in Sweden ?

http://esrange.insupport.se/
Thanks ! (there doesn't seem to be a live feed at the moment... but I'll keep the link for another day)

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Re: Suborbital launch schedule
« Reply #19 on: 02/10/2015 04:00 PM »
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CryofenixExperiments in microgravity (1 VSB-30 rocket)Scheduled January 2015

Launch delayed.
Next attempt thursday (optimistic) or during the weekend (more reasonable).

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