Launch Schedule – European Space Agency 2012

Here is the current calendar for 2012 for the European Space Agency (ESA) satellites and rocket launch vehicles as listed on the Forum at NASASpaceFlight updated 20 December 2012:

2012

  • Complete
  • February 13 – LARES & ALMASat 1 & E-ST@R & Goliat & MaSat-1 & PW Sat 1 & Robusta & XaTcobeo & UniCubeSat GG – Vega (qualification flight)(VV01) – 10:00-12:00
  • March 23 – ATV-3 Edoardo Amaldi – Ariane 5 ES (VA205) – 04:34 UTC
  • May 15 – JCSAT 13 & Vinasat-2 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA206) – 22:13
  • July 5 – Echostar XVII / Jupiter 1 & MSG-3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA207) – 21:36
  • August 2 – Intelsat 20 & HYLAS 2 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA208) – 20:54-21:51
  • September 28 – ASTRA 2F, GSAT 10 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA209) – 21:18
  • October 12 – Galileo-IOV (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (VS03) – 18:15:01
  • November 10 – Eutelsat 21B/W6A, Star One C3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA210) – 21:05
  • 09 – December 2 – Pléiades 1B – Soyuz-STA/Fregat (VS04) – 02:02:50
  • 10 – December 19 – Skynet-5D, Mexsat-3 – Ariane 5 ECA (VA211) – 21:49
  • Upcoming

2013

  • February 6 – Amazonas 3, Azerspace-1/Africasat-1a – Ariane 5 ECA (VA212)
  • April – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (or late Summer)
  • April 18 – ATV-4 Albert Einstein – Ariane 5 ES (VA213)
  • May – Proba-V, multiple auxiliary payloads – Vega (VV02)
  • May (TBD) – Alphasat I-XL/Inmarsat-XL – Ariane 5 ECA (VA214) (or second quarter)
  • late Spring – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • June – INSAT 3D – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • une – GSAT 7 – Ariane 5 ECA (or second quarter)
  • midyear – ABS 2- Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Eutelsat 25B/Eurobird 2A/Eshail – Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – Optus 10 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • midyear – O3b (4 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • August – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT (or Fall)
  • third quarter – Astra 5B – Ariane 5 ECA
  • September – Arsat 1 – Ariane 5 / Soyuz
  • October – Gaia – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • October – Sentinel-1A – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT
  • November – Sicral-2 – Ariane 5 ECA
  • December – Galileo-FOC (2 sats) – Soyuz-STB/Fregat-MT

Updated 31 December 2012

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