Launch Schedule 2015

Planned Satellite Launches 2015

Last Revised: 07.10.2013

Satellite
Longitude
Date
Payload Info
Vehicle
Site
Prime Contractor
Satellite Platform
Mass(kg)
Coverage
Operator
MEXSAT 2116.8 Wbeginning of yearL tps
Alt. name: MORELOS 3
Atlas 5
Cape Canaveral
Boeing Space
702HP
5800
FootprintMexico

MSG 4

0 EJanuaryweather satellite
Alt. name: METEOSAT 11
Ariane 5 or Soyuz
Kourou
Thales Alenia Space
-
2000
-Eumetsat
ABS 3A3 W
1st Quarter 
51 (C and Ku) transpondersFalcon 9
Cape Canaveral
Boeing Space
702SP
<2000
-Asia Broadcast Satellite
EUTELSAT 9B9 E1st Quarter66 Ku tps and European Data Relay Satellite payload
Alt. name: EDRS A
Ariane 5
Kourou
EADS Astrium
Eurostar E3000
5280
FootprintEutelsat
ESA
SATMEX 7114.9 W
1st Quarter
C and Ku tps.Falcon 9
Cape Canaveral
Boieng Space
702SP
<2000
FootprintSatmex

SES 9
 
108.2 E1st Quarter57 Ku tps-
-
Boeing
702HP
-
FootprintSES

NBN CO 1A

-1st HalfKa tps
multi beam high throughput satellite
Ariane 5 ECA
Kouoru
Space Systems/Loral
1300
6000
FootprintNBN

INTELSAT 34
 
55.5 W
2nd Quarter
C and Ku tps Ariane 5
Kourou
Space Systems/Loral
1300
-
-
Intelsat

BELINTERSAT 1
 
51.5 Emiddle of year22 C and 16 Ku tps
Ex. BELARUS SAT 1
Long March 3B/E
Xichang
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
DFH-4
~5100
FootprintBelintersat

BULSATCOM 1
 
-middle of yearKu tps
First satellite of Bulgaria
-
-
-
-
-
-Bulsatcom 
JABIRU 188 Emiddle of year50 Ka tps with 24 spot beams, 18 Ku and 1 S tps.
Ku and S capacity to be used as MEASAT 3C
Ariane 5
Kourou
Lockheed Martin
A2100
5880
FootprintNewsat
LAOSAT 1128.5 E
middle of year
14 C and 8 Ku tps
First comsat of Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Long March 3B/E
Xichang
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
DFH 4
5400
FootprintLaos

AMOS 6
 
4 WAugust39 Ku and 2 S tps, 24 Ka beamsFalcon 9
Cape Canaveral
Israel Aerospace Industries
Amos Bus
-
FootprintAmos Spacecom
GSAT 948 E
3rd Quarter
12 Ku tps and GAGAN payloadGSLV
Sriharikota
India Space Research Organisation
I-2K
2330
FootprintISRO
INTELSAT 3195 W
3rd Quarter
72 Ku and 10 C tps
Alt. name: DLA 2
Ariane 5 ECA
Kourou
Space Systems Loral
1300
-
-Intelsat
BADR 726 E2nd Half24 Ku tps and 24 Ka spot beams
Alt. name: ARABSAT 6B
Ariane 5 ECA
Kourou
EADS Astrium
Eurostar E3000
6100
-Arabsat
EUTELSAT 8 WEST B8 W2nd Half40 Ku and 10 C tps-
-
Thales Alenia Space
Spacebus 4000C3
-
FootprintEutelsat

JCSAT 14
 
154 E
2nd Half
26 C and 18 Ku tps. Ariane 5
Kourou
Space Systems/Loral
1300
-
-
Sky Perfect JSAT

NBN CO 1B

-2nd HalfKa tps
multi beam high throughput satellite
Ariane 5 ECA
Kourou
Space Systems/Loral
1300
6000
FootprintNBN

GOES R

75 W or 135 WOctoberweather satelliteAtlas 5 (541)
Cape Canaveral
Lockheed Martin
A2100
5500
-NASA
GISAT-Decembergeostationary imaging satellite with 50m resolutionGSLV
Sriharikota
India Space Research Organisation
-
-
-ISRO
INSAT 3DS93.5 EDecemberweather satelliteGSLV
Sriharikota
India Space Research Organisation
I-2K
2090
-ISRO

TDRS M

-Decembertracking and data relay satelliteEELV
Cape Canaveral
-
-
-
-NASA

ABS 2A
 
75 E
4th Quarter
48 Ku tps Falcon 9
Cape Canaveral
Boeing
702SP
<2000
-
Asia Broadcast Satellite

SATMEX 9
 
116.8 W
4th Quarter
48 Ku tps Falcon 9
Cape Canaveral
Boeing
702SP
<2000
-
Satmex

INTELSAT 29E
 
60 W
4th Quarter
C and Ku tps
multi beam high throughput satellite
Ariane 5
Kourou
Boeing
702MP
6000
Intelsat

APSTAR 9
 
142 Eend of year32 C and 14 Ku tpsLong March 3B/E
Xichang
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
DFH 4
-
-APT

ARSAT 3
 
81 Wend of yearKa tpsAriane 5 or Soyuz
Kourou
INVAP
Arsat Bus
>3000
-Arsat

CONGOSAT 1
 
60 Eend of year32 tps in C, Ku, Ka
Firs comsat of Democratic Republic of the Congo
Long March 3B/E
Xichang
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
DFH 4
-
-D.R. of Congo
TELSTAR 12 VANTAGE15 W
end of year
52 Ku tps
TELSTAR 12V
H-2A
Tanegashima
Astrium
Eurostar E3000
5000
-Telesat

TURKSAT 5A

31 Eend of yearC and Ku tps-
-
Mitsubishi Electric
DS2000
-
FootprintTurksat
ECHOSTAR T2111 W
end of 2015 or early 2016
S tps
ex TERRESTAR 2
Proton M
Baikonur
Space Systems/Loral
1300
6900
-Echostar
AMAZONAS 4B61 W
-
Ku and Ka tps-
-
Orbital Sciences Corporation
GeoStar-3
-
-Hispasat

YAMAL 602
 
-
-
- Proton M
Baikonur
-
-
-
-
Gazprom Space Systems

WGS 7
 
-
-
X and Ka tps for military communications EELV
Cape Canaveral
-
-
-
-
U.S. Department of Defense

FENGYUN 4A
 
-
-
weather satellite Long March
Xichang
-
-
-
-
-

NIGCOMSAT 3
 
42.5 E
-
- Long March 3B/E
Xichang
China Great Wall Industry Corporation
DFH 4
-
-
Nigcomsat
EXPRESS AMU1 / EUTELSAT 36C36 E
-
61 Ku and 20 Ka tpsProton M
Baikonur
EADS Astrium
Eurostar E3000
5700
FootprintRSCC
Eutelsat
MUOS 4-
-
military comsatEELV
Cape Canaveral
-
-
-
-U.S. Department of Defense
GSAT 1393.5 E-6 Ku and 18 C tpsGSLV
Sriharikota
-
-
-
-ISRO

THAICOM 8
 
119.5 E
-
Alt. name: IPSTAR 2 -
-
-
-
-
-
Thaicom

THAICOM 9
 
50.5 E
-
- -
-
-
-
-
-
Thaicom

ECHOSTAR 18
 
110 W-direct broadcast satelliteAriane 5
Kourou
Space Systems/Loral
1300
-
-Echostar

SAUDI GEO 1
 
--Ka tps
for scientific purpose
-
-
-
-
-
-Saudi Arabia

EXPRESS AMU2
 
103 E-36 Ku and 32 CProton M
Baikonur
-
-
-
-RSCC

YAMAL 601
 
49 E
-
C and Ka and Ku tps. Proton M
Baikonur
-
-
-
Gazprom Space Systems

ELEKTRO L3
 
166 E
-
weather satellite Zenit 3F
Baikonur
NPO Lavochkin
-
3000
-
RosHydroMet

FENG YUN 4A
 
86.5 E
-
weather satellite Long March 4B
Taiyuan
-
-
-
-
China NSMC