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Orbital launches in 1998


Launches by month:
Launches by launch sites

* for airborne launches the take off site of the carrier aircraft is considered



Launches:

DateSiteRocketPayloadOutcome
1998-01-07Cape CanaveralAthena 2 Lunar Prospectorsuccess
1998-01-10Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7925-9.5Skynet 4Dsuccess
1998-01-22PalmachimShavit 1 Ofeq 4failure
1998-01-23Cape CanaveralSpace Shuttle Endeavour F12success
1998-01-29Cape CanaveralAtlas IIA Quasar 12 (SDS-3 1, USA 137, NROL 5)success
1998-01-29BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511USoyuz TM-27success
1998-02-04KourouAriane 4 44LPBrasilsat B3success
1998-02-10VandenbergTaurus 2210GFO 1/Orbcomm 3,4success
1998-02-14Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7420-10CGlobalstar 1-4success
1998-02-17BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511UKosmos 2349 (Yantar-1KFT #19, Kometa #19)success
1998-02-18VandenbergDelta 2 7920-10CIridium MS-7 (50/52-4/56)success
1998-02-21TanegashimaH-2 COMETSfailure
1998-02-26VandenbergPegasus XLSNOE / BATSAT (T1)success
1998-02-27KourouAriane 4 42PHot Bird 4success
1998-02-28Cape CanaveralAtlas IIAS Intelsat 806success
1998-03-14BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511UProgress M-38 / VDU 2 ⇑success
1998-03-16Cape CanaveralAtlas II UFO 8 (USA 138)success
1998-03-24KourouAriane 4 40SPOT 4success
1998-03-25TaiyuanCZ-2C SDIridium SV 51,61success
1998-03-30VandenbergDelta 2 7920-10CIridium MS-8 (55/57-60)success
1998-04-02VandenbergPegasus XLTRACE (NASA)success
1998-04-07BaikonurProton K/DM2Iridium 62-68success
1998-04-17Cape CanaveralSpace Shuttle Columbia F25success
1998-04-24Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7420-10CGlobalstar 6/8/14/15success
1998-04-28KourouAriane 4 44PNilesat 101success
1998-04-29BaikonurProton K/DM-2Kosmos 2350 (US-KMO 4)success
1998-05-02TaiyuanCZ-2C SDIridium SV 69,71success
1998-05-07PlesetskMolniya-M 8K78M 2BLKosmos 2351 (US-K #79)success
1998-05-07BaikonurProton K/DM3EchoStar 4success
1998-05-09Cape CanaveralTitan 4B 401B / Centaur-TOrion 4 (USA 139, NROL 6)success
1998-05-13VandenbergTitan 2 Titan 23G Star-37XFP-ISSNOAA 15 (K)success
1998-05-14BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511UProgress M-39success
1998-05-17VandenbergDelta 2 7920-10CIridium MS-9 (70/72-75)success
1998-05-30XichangCZ-3B Zhongwei 1success
1998-06-02Cape CanaveralSpace Shuttle Discovery F24success
1998-06-10Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7925-9.5Thor 3success
1998-06-15PlesetskTsyklon 3 11K68Kosmos 2352 - 2357 (Strela-3 #119 - #124)pfailure
1998-06-18Cape CanaveralAtlas IIAS Intelsat 805success
1998-06-24PlesetskSoyuz-U 11A511UKosmos 2358 (Yantar-4K2 #78, Kobalt #78)success
1998-06-25BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511UKosmos 2359 (Yantar-4KS1M #8, Neman #8)success
1998-07-01PlesetskMolniya-M 8K78M MLMolniya-3 49 (Molniya-3 61L)success
1998-07-03KagoshimaM-5 PLANET-B (Nozomi)success
1998-07-07BarentsShtil' Tubsat N (Tubsat 3) / Tubsat N1 (Tubsat 4) / Shtil 1success
1998-07-10BaikonurZenit 2 Resurs-1 2/microsatssuccess
1998-07-18XichangCZ-3B Sinosat 1 (Xinnuo 1)success
1998-07-28BaikonurZenit 2 Tselina-2 20success
1998-08-02Wallops IslandPegasus XL/HAPSOrbcomm FM 13-20success
1998-08-12Cape CanaveralTitan 4A 401A / Centaur-TMercury 16 (NROL 7)failure
1998-08-13BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511USoyuz TM-28success
1998-08-19TaiyuanCZ-2C SDIridium SV 3,76success
1998-08-25KourouAriane 4 44PST-1success
1998-08-27Cape CanaveralDelta 3 8930Galaxy 10failure
1998-08-30BaikonurProton K/DM3Astra 2Asuccess
1998-08-31TonghaeTaepodong 1Kwangmyongsong 1failure
1998-09-08VandenbergDelta 2 7920-10CIridium MS-10 (77/79-82)success
1998-09-09BaikonurZenit 2 Globalstar 12 satsfailure
1998-09-16KourouAriane 4 44LPPAS 7success
1998-09-23Wallops IslandPegasus XL/HAPSOrbcomm FM 21-28success
1998-09-28PlesetskMolniya-M 8K78M MLMolniya-1T 91 (Molniya-1T 99L)success
1998-10-03VandenbergTaurus 1110STEX (NROL 8)success
1998-10-05KourouAriane 4 44LEutelsat W2success
1998-10-09Cape CanaveralAtlas IIA Hotbird 5success
1998-10-20Cape CanaveralAtlas IIA UFO 9 (USA 141)success
1998-10-21KourouAriane 5 GMaqsat 3/ARD success
1998-10-23Cape CanaveralPegasus HSCD 2success
1998-10-24Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7326-9.5Deep Space 1success
1998-10-25BaikonurSoyuz-U 11A511UProgress M-40 & Znamya 2.5 / Sputnik 41 (RS 18)success
1998-10-28KourouAriane 4 44LAfristarsuccess
1998-10-29Cape CanaveralSpace Shuttle Discovery F25 / Spartan 201-F5 / PANSAT (S97-D, OSsuccess
1998-11-04BaikonurProton K/DM3PanAmSat 8success
1998-11-06VandenbergDelta 2 7920-10CIridium MS-11 (2/83-86)success
1998-11-20BaikonurProton KZaryasuccess
1998-11-22Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7925-9.5Bonum 1success
1998-12-04Cape CanaveralSpace Shuttle Endeavour F13 / Node 1 (Unity) / PMA 1 / PMA 2 / Msuccess
1998-12-06KourouAriane 4 42LSATMEX 5success
1998-12-06VandenbergPegasus XLSWASsuccess
1998-12-10PlesetskKosmos-3M 11K65MNadezhda 5 (Nadezhda #8) / Astrid 2success
1998-12-11Cape CanaveralDelta 2 7425-9.5Mars Climate Orbitersuccess
1998-12-19TaiyuanCZ-2C SDIridium SV 11/20success
1998-12-22KourouAriane 4 42LPAS 6Bsuccess
1998-12-24PlesetskKosmos-3M 11K65MKosmos 2361 (Parus #90)success
1998-12-30BaikonurProton K/DM-2Kosmos 2362 / 2363 / 2364 (Uragan #72 / #73 / #74, GLONASS #779 / #784 / #786)success