Mission History

Below is a listing of previous Astrotech Space Operations missions.

KOREASAT - 1
Launch Date
August 5, 1995

KOREASAT - 1 will provide TV coverage for South Korea and other Asian countries.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Delta II

EHF F5
Launch Date
May 31, 1995

EHF F5 will provide additional protected communications for the US military.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas II

GOES - J
Launch Date
May 23, 1995

GOES - J was an American weather satellite, which formed part of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite system.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas I

MSAT
Launch Date
April 7, 1995

MSAT is a satellite-based mobile telephony service developed by the National Research Council of Canada.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2A

INTELSAT VII - F5
Launch Date
March 22, 1995

INTELSAT VII - F5 will provide global dissemination of voice, video, and data transmission services.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2AS

EHF F4
Launch Date
January 28, 1995

EHF F4 will support the Navy's global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas II

INTELSAT VII - F4
Launch Date
January 10, 1995

INTELSAT VII - F4 will provide global dissemination of voice, video, and data transmission services.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2AS

ORION 1
Launch Date
November 29, 1994

ORION 1 will provide video for broadcast and business television, high-speed Internet access and multimedia services, broadband and data networking to Europe, the United States to the Rocky Mountains and parts of Canada and Mexico.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2A

INTELSAT VII - F3
Launch Date
October 6, 1994

INTELSAT VII - F3 will provide global dissemination of voice, video, and data transmission services.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2AS

DIRECTV - 2
Launch Date
August 3, 1994

DIRECTV - 2 has the capability to provide 150 channels of programs. It carries a time capsule named SpaceArc containing a message from the current Vice President of the United States.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2A

UHF F/O - F3
Launch Date
June 24, 1994

UHF F/O - F3 supports the Navy's global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas I

GOES - I
Launch Date
April 13, 1994

The GOES I-M satellites are the primary element of U.S. weather monitoring and forecast operations and are a key component of NOAA's National Weather Service operations and modernization program.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas I

GALAXY 1R-2
Launch Date
February 19, 1994

GALAXY 1R-2 was the replacement satellite for GALAXY - 1R, which failed to make it into orbit.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Delta II

TELSTAR 401
Launch Date
December 15, 1993

TELSTAR 401 was a communications satellite owned by AT&T, which was launched in 1993 to replace Telstar 301. It was destroyed by a magnetic storm in 1997.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas 2AS

NATO - IV B
Launch Date
December 7, 1993

NATO - IV B provides secure communications for government establishments.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Delta II

UHF F/O - F2
Launch Date
September 3, 1993

UHF F/O - F2 supports the Navy's global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas I

EURECA (Post-Retrieval)
Launch Date
July 1, 1993

EURECA was a European scientific and technology mission, launched by the US Space Transportation System.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
STS-57 (Endeavour)

UHF F/O - F1
Launch Date
March 25, 1993

UHF F/O - F1 supports the Navy's global communications network, serving ships at sea and a variety of other U.S. military fixed and mobile terminals.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Atlas I

KOPERNIKUS DFS-3
Launch Date
October 12, 1992

DFS 3 joined two previously launched satellites, DFS 1 and DFS 2, in geostationary orbit to complete the DFS Kopernikus system, providing radio, television and data communications services throughout Germany.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Delta II

SATCOM - C4
Launch Date
August 31, 1992

General Dynamics C4 System provides state-of-the-art high-speed encryption products optimized to meet size, weight, and power requirements.

Launch Site
CCAFS
Vehicle
Delta II

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