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# Spacecraft Country ranks Launch date .. Sponsor Remarks
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1 9 5 8 (7 military science & technology satellites in 28 missions = 25 %)
1) NOTS 1 / Pilot 1 1st American 25 Jul 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
2) NOTS 2 / Pilot 2 2nd American 12 Aug 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
3) NOTS 3 / Pilot 3 3rd American 22 Aug 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
4) NOTS 4 / Pilot 4 4th American 25 Aug 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
5) NOTS 5 / Pilot 5 5th American 26 Aug 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
6) NOTS 6 / Pilot 6 6th American 28 Aug 58 U.S. Navy R&D. Failure.
7) Score 7th American 18 Dec 58 DARP Data Relay R&D
1 9 5 9 (4 military science & technology satellites in 24 missions = 17 %)
8) Discoverer 0 / KH-1 8th American 21 Jan 59 US Air Force Launch vehicle testt
9) Discoverer 1 / KH-1 9th American 28 Feb 59 DARPA Recon sat prototype
10) Discoverer 2 / KH-1 10th American 13 Apr 59 DARPA Recon sat orototype.
11) Discoverer 3 / KH-1 11th American 3 Jun 59 DARPA Recon sat prototype.
1 9 6 0 (4 military science & technology satellites in 44 missions = 9 %)
12) GRAB 12th American 13 Apr 60 U.S. Navy Dummy of a GRAB Elint
13) Discoverer 12 / KH-1 13th American 29 Jun 60 NRO Recon sat prototype
14) Discoverer 13 / KH-1 14th American 10 Aug 60 NRO Recon sat prototype
15) Discoverer 19 / RM 1 15th American 20 Dec 60 NRO Technology
1 9 6 1 (7 military science & technology satellites in 60 missions = 12 %)
16) Discoverer 21 / RM 2 16th American 18 Feb 61 NRO MIDAS Early Warning R&D
17) Lofti 1 17th American 22 Feb 61 U.S. Navy Low-frequency radio 
wave propagation
18) Injun 1 18th American 29 Jun 61 U.S. Navy Radiation Studies
19) Westford 19th American 21 Oct 61 DoD Communications R&D
20) Kosmos (DS-1 1) 1st Soviet 27 Oct 61 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Launch vehicle test
21) Traac 20th American 15 Nov 61 U.S. Navy Navigation R&D
22) Kosmos (DS-1 2) 2nd Soviet 21 Dec 61 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
1 9 6 2 (17 military science & technology satellites in 96 missions = 18 % )
23) Lofti-2 21st American 24 Jan 62 U.S. Navy
24) Injun 2 22nd American 24 Jan 62 U.S. Air Force Radiation or navigation?
25) Secor 1A 23rd American 24 Jan 62 U.S. Air Force Geodesy
26) Kosmos 1 (DS-2 1) 3rd Soviet 18 Mar 62 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
27) Kosmos 2 (1MS 1) 4th Soviet 6 Apr 62 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Radiations studies
28) Westford 24th American 9 Apr 62 U.S. Air Force Communications R&D
29) ANNA 1A 25th American 10 May 62 Army-Navy- NASA-
Air Force
Geodesy
30) Kosmos 6 (DS-P1 1) 5th Soviet 30 Jun 62 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
31) ERS 2 / TRS 1 26th American 17 Sep 62 U.S. Air Force R&D testbed?
32) Kosmos 11 (DS-A1 1) 6th Soviet 20 Oct 62 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Radiations monitoring
33) Kosmos (1MS) 7th Soviet 25 Oct 62 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
34) Starad 1 27th American 26 Oct 62 U.S. Air Force Artificial-radiations studies
35) ANNA 1B 28th American 31 Oct 62 U.S. Navy Geodesy
36) TRS 1 / ERS 1 29th American 11 Nov 62 U.S. Air Force
37) Injun 3 30th American 13 Dec 62 U.S. Air Force Radiation decay data
38) TRS 3 / ERS 3 31st American 17 Dec 62 Department of Defense
39) TRS 4 / ERS 4 32nd American 17 Dec 62 Department of Defense
1 9 6 3 (22 military science & technology satellites in 97 missions = 23 %)
40) Kosmos (DS-P1 2) 8th Soviet 6 Apr 63 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
41) ERS 5 33rd American 9 May 63 U.S. Air Force Solar cells damage data
42) ERS 6 / TRS 3 34th American 9 May 63 U.S. Air Force Solar cells damage data
43) DASH 1 35th American 9 May 63 U.S. Air Force
44) Westfort 2 36th American 9 May 63 Department of Defense Communications R&D
45) Kosmos 17 (DS-A1 2) 9th Soviet 22 May 63 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiations monitoring
46) TRS 7 / ERS 7 37th American 13 Jun 63 Department of Defense
47) TRS 8 38th American 13 Jun 63 Department of Defense
48) Radose 112 39th American 15 Jun 63 U.S. Navy Radiations dosimeter measurements
49) GRS 40th American 28 Jun 63 U.S. Air Force Space gas data
50) TRS 10 / ERS 10  41st American 19 Jul 63 U.S. Air Force
51) TRS 9 / ERS 9 42nd American 19 Jul 63 U.S. Air Force Radiation damage data
52) DASH 2 43rd American 18 Jul 63 U.S. Air Force Air densities measurements
53) Kosmos 19 / DS-P1 3  10th Soviet 6 Aug 63 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
54) Kosmos (DS-A1 3) 11th Soviet 22 Aug 63 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiations monitoring
55) Transit 5E 1 44th American 22 Sep 63 U.S. Navy Navigation R&D
56) APL SN 39 45th American 28 Sep 63 U.S. Navy Radiation studies
57) ERS 12 / TRS 5 46th American 17 Oct 63 Department of Defense
58) Kosmos (DS-A1 4) 12th Soviet 24 Oct 63 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiations monitorin
59) Subsatellite 47th American 25 Oct 63 U.S. Air Force
60) "Unidentified" 48th American 4 Dec 63 U.S. Navy
61) Transit 5E 3 49th American 5 Dec 63 U.S. Navy Navigation R&D
1 9 6 4 (17 military science & technology satellites in 127 missions = 13 %)
62) GGSE 1 50th American 11 Jan 64 NRL Gravity gradient stabilization test
63) EGRS 1 / Secor 1 51st American 11 Jan 64 U.S. Army Geodesy: located Pacific islands
64) Kosmos 25 (DS-P1 4) 13th Soviet 27 Feb 64 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
65) Kosmos 26 (DS-MG 1) 14th Soviet 18 Mar 64 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Radiation data
66) ORBIS 1 52nd American 24 Mar 64 U.S. Air Force
67) Transit 5E2 53rd American 21 Apr 64 U.S. Navy Navigation R&D
68) Starflash 1A 54th American 13 Jun 64 U.S. Air Force "Unknown purpose"
69) ESRS 55th American 25 Jun 64 U.S. Air Force
70) ERS 13 / TRS 6 56th American 17 Jul 64 U.S. Air Force Technology R&D
71) Kosmos 36 (DS-P1-Yu 1) 15th Soviet 30 Jul 64 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
72) Starflash 1B 57th American 21 Aug 64 U.S. Air Force "Unknown purpose")
73) Transtage 58th American 1 Sep 64 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle test
74) Kosmos 49 (DS-MG 2) 16th Soviet 24 Oct 64 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Earth infrared &
UV flux studies
75) ORBIS 59th American 18 Nov 64 U.S. Air Force
76) Kosmos (DS-2 2) 17th Soviet 1 Dec 64 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
77) Transtage 1 60th American 10 Dec 64 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle test
78) Transit 5E5 61st American 13 Dec 64 U.S. Navy Navigation R&D
1 9 6 5 (31 military science & technology satellites in 180 missions = 17 %)
79) MTV 1 62nd American 21 Jan 65 U.S. Air Force
80) OV1-1 63rd American 21 Jan 65 U.S. Air Force
81) Kosmos 53 / DS-A1 5 18th Soviet 30 Jan 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiation monitoring
82) Transtage 3 64th American 11 Feb 65 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle test
83) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 2 19th Soviet 12 Feb 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
84) Kosmos / DS-A1 6 20th Soviet 20 Feb 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiations monitoring
85) GGSE 2 65th American 9 Mar 65 U.S. Navy Gravity gradient stabilization test
86) GGSE 3 66th American 9 Mar 65 U.S. Navy Gravity gradient stabilization test
87) Secor 3 / EGRS 3 67th American 9 Mar 65 U.S. Army Geodesy
88) Secor 2 68th American 11 Mar 65 U.S. Army Geodesy
89) SNAP 10A 69th American 3 Apr 65 U.S. Army/AEC Ion engine test
90) Secor 4 / EGRS 4 70th American 9 Apr 65 U.S. Army Geodesy
91) Transtage 6 71st American 6 May 65 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle test
92) LCS 1 72nd American 6 May 65 Lincoln Laboratory Experimental communications
93) OV 1-3 73rd American 28 May 65 U.S. Air Force
94) Transtage 7 74th American 18 Jun 65 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle test
95) Kosmos 70 / DS-A1 7 21st Soviet 2 Jul 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Cosmic rays & radiations monitoring
96) ERS 17 / ORS 3 78th American 20 Jul 65 U.S. Air Force Radiation data
97) Kosmos 76 / DS-P1-Yu 3 22nd Soviet 23 Jul 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technologys R&D
98) Secord 5 / EGRS 5 76th American 10 Aug 65 U.S. Army Geodesy
99) Starad 2 77th American 2 Sep 65 U.S. Air Force Artificial radiation data
100) OV 1-2 78th American 5 Oct 65 U.S. Air Force Radiation data
101) OV1 Dummy 79th American 5 Oct 65 U.S. Air Force
102) LCS 2 (Transtage 4) 80th American 15 Oct 65 U.S. Air Force
103) OV 2-1 81st American 13 Oct 65 U.S. Air Force
104) Kosmos 93 / DS-U2-V 1 23rd Soviet 19 Oct 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Upper atmosphere studies
105) Kosmos 95 / DS-U2-V 2 24th Soviet 4 Nov 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Upper atmosphere studies
106) Kosmos 97 / DS-U2-M 1 25th Soviet 26 Nov 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Upper atmosphere studies
107) Kosmos 101 / DS-P1-Yu 4 26th Soviet 21 Dec 65 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
108) OV 2-3 (Transtage 8) 82nd American 21 Dec 65 U.S. Air Force Launch vehicle tes
109) Kosmos / DS-K-40 1 27th Soviet 28 Dec 65 Technology R&D
1 9 6 6 (28 military science & technology satellites in 174 missions = 16 %)
110) Kosmos 106 / DS-P1-I 1 28th Soviet 25 Jan 66 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
111) Bluebell 2S 83rd American 15 Feb 66 U.S. Air Force
112) Kosmos / DS-K-40 2 29th Soviet 21 Feb 66 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
113) A-302 / SPP 28 84th American 30 Mar 66 U.S. Air Force
114) OV 1-4 85th American 30 Mar 66 U.S. Air Force Thermal control experiments
115) OV 1-5 86th American 30 Mar 66 U.S. Air Force Optical radiation test
116) OV 3-1 87th American 22 Apr 66 U.S. Air Force Radiation data
117) Kosmos 116 / DS-P1-Yu 6 30th Soviet 26 Apr 66 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
118) Kosmos 119 / DS-U2-I 1 31st Soviet 24 May 66 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Influence of the ionosphere 
on passing VLF radio waves
119) Secor 6 / EGRS 6 88th American 9 Jun 66 U.S. Army/ACE Geodesy
120) ERS 16 / ORS 2 89th American 9 Jun 66 U.S. Air Force Metal-to-metal bonding experiments
121) OV 3-4 90th American 10 Jun 66 U.S. Air Force Radiation measurements
122) GGTS 1 91st American 16 Jun 66 U.S. Air Force Gravity gradient stabilization tests
123) Kosmos 123 / DS-P1-Yu 5 32nd Soviet 8 Jul 66 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
124) OV 1-8 92nd American 14 Jul 66 U.S. Air Force
125) OV 1-7 93rd American 14 Jul 66 U.S. Air Force
126) OV 1-subsat 94th American 14 Jul 66 U.S. Air Force
127) OV 3-3 95th American 4 Aug 66 U.S. Air Force Radiation measurements
128) Secor 7 / EGRS 7 96th American 19 Aug 66 U.S. Army Geodesy
129) ERS 15 / ORS 1 97th American 19 Aug 66 U.S. Air Force Cold welding experiments
130) Secor 8 / EGRS 8 98th American 5 Oct 66 U.S. Army Geodesy
131) OV 3-2 99th American 28 Oct 66 U.S. Air Force Radiation data
132) OV 4-3 100th American 2 Nov 66 U.S. Air Force
133) OV 4-1R 101st American 2 Nov 66 U.S. Air Force Whispering gallery experiment
134) OV 4-6S 102nd American 2 Nov 66 U.S. Air Force
135) OV 4-1T 103rd American 2 Nov 66 U.S. Air Force Whispering gallery experiments
136) OV 1-9 104th American 11 Dec 66 U.S. Air Force Radiation bio-hazard experiments
137) OV 1-10 105th American 11 Dec 66 U.S. Air Force Radiations data
1 9 6 7 (26 military science & technology satellites in 172 missions = 15 %)
138) OV 3-5 106th American 31 Jan 67 U.S. Air Force
139) Kosmos 142 / DS-U2-I 2 33rd Soviet 11 Feb 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Ionosphere on passing 
VLF radio waves studies
140) Kosmos 145 / DS-U2-M 2 34th Soviet 3 Mar 67 Soviet Union
Defense Ministry
Development test of 
atomic clock
141) Kosmos 148 / DS-P1-I 2 35th Soviet 16 Mar 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Launch vehicle test +
technology R&D
142) Kosmos 149 / DS-MO 1 36th Soviet 21 Mar 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
143) Kosmos 152 / DS-P1-Yu 7 37th Soviet 25 Mar 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
144) ERS 18 / ORS 4 107th American 28 Apr 67 U.S. Air Force Radiation research
145) ERS 20 / OV5-3 108th American 28 Apr 67 U.S. Air Force Radiation research
146) ERS 27 / OV5-1 109th American 28 Apr 67 U.S. Air Force Materials research
147) Kosmos 158 / Tsiklon GVM 38th Soviet 15 May 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Tsiklon mass model
148) LOGACS 110th American 22 May 67 U.S. Air Force Acceleration measurments
149) GGSE 4 111th American 31 May 67 NRL Gravity-gradient stabilization test
150) GGSE 5 112th American 31 May 67 NRL Gravity-gradient stabilization test
151) Kosmos 165 / DS-P1-Yu 11 39th Soviet 12 Jun 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
152) Secor 9 / EGRS 9 113th American 29 Jun 67 U.S. Army/ACE Geodesy: location survey
153) Aurora 1 114th American 29 Jun 67 U.S. Navy Investigated aurora borealis
154) DODGE 1 115th American 1 Jul 67 U.S. Navy/NASC Gravity-gradient experiments
155) OV 1-11 / OV1-11S 116th American 27 Jul 67 U.S. Air Force/AFS
156) OV 1-86 / OV1-8S 117th American 27 Jul 67 U.S. Air Force/AFS
157) OV 1-12 / OV1-12S 118th American 27 Jul 67 U.S. Air Force/OAR Solar flare observation
158) Kosmos 173 / DS-P1-Yu  8 40th Soviet 24 Aug 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
159) Kosmos 176 / DS-P1-Yu 10 41st Soviet 12 Sep 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
160) Kosmos /Tsiklon GVM 42nd Soviet 27 Sep 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Tsiklon mass mode
161) Kosmos 191 / DS-P1-Yu 9 43rd Soviet 21 Nov 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
162) OV 3-6 / ATCOS 2 119th American 5 Dec 67 U.S. Air Force Ionospheric studies
163) Kosmos 197 / DS-U2-V 3 44th Soviet 26 Dec 67 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
1 9 6 8 (32 military science & technology satellites in 166 missions = 19 %)
164) Kosmos 202 / DS-U2-V 4 45th Soviet 20 Feb 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&
165) Kosmos 203 / Sfera 46th Soviet 20 Feb 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Geodesy
166) Kosmos 205 / DS-P1-I 3 47th Soviet 5 Mar 68 Soviet Union
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
167) Nauka [1] 48th Soviet 21 Mar 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Ballast/sci & tech
168) OV 1-13 120th American 6 Apr 68 U.S. Air Force/OAR Radiation, engineering experiments
169) OV 1-14 121st American 6 Apr 68 U.S. Air Force/OAR Radiation data
170) Kosmos 211 / DS-P1-Yu 13 49th Soviet 69 Apr 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
171) Secor 10 / EGRS 10 122nd American 18 May 68 U.S. Air Force
172) Kosmos 221 / DS-P1-Yu 14 50th Soviet 24 May 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
173) Kosmos 222 / DS-P1-Yu 12 51st Soviet 30 May 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
174) Kosmos / Sfera 12L 52nd Soviet 4 Jun 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Geodesy
175) Nauka [2] 53rd Soviet 21 Jun 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Ballast/science & technology
176) OV 1-15 / SPADES  123rd American 11 Jul 68 U.S. Air Force Atmospheric density and 
solar radiation studie
177) OV 1-16 / LOADS / Cannon Ball I 124th American 11 Jul 68 U.S. Air Force Ionospheric drag tests
178) Kosmos 233 / DS-P1-Yu 15 54th Soviet 18 Jul 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
179) Secor 11 / EGRS 11 125th American 16 Auy 68 U.S. Air Force
180) Secor 12 / EGRS 12 126th American 11 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force
181) UVR 127th American 11 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force
182) OV5-8 / ERS 19 128th American 11 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force
183) Radcal 129th American 16 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force
184) Lidos 130th American 16 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force
185) LCS 3 131st American 16 Aug 68 U.S. Air Force Effects of ionosphere on radio signals
186) RM-18 132nd American 16 Jul 68 U.S. Air Force
187) Kosmos 242 / DS-P1-I 4 55th Soviet 20 Sep 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
188) Nauka [3] 56th Soviet 23 Sep 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Ballast/science & technology
189) OV 2-5 / DG7-2 133rd American 26 Sep 68 U.S. Air Force Environmental research
190) OV 5-2 / ERS 28 / ORS 3G 134th American 26 Sep 68 U.S. Air Force Particle radiation data
191) OV 5-4 / ERS 21 / ORS 3D 135th American 26 Sep 68 U.S. Air Force Heat transfer in liquids in zero-g
192) Kosmos 245 / DS-P1-Yu 16 57th Soviet 3 Oct 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
193) Kosmos 256 / Sfera 58th Soviet 30 Nov 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Geodesy
194) Kosmos 257 / DS-P1-Yu 17 59th Soviet 3 Dec 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
195) Kosmos 259 / DS-U2-I 3 60th Soviet 14 Dec 68 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Influence of the ionosphere on passing VLF radio waves
1 9 6 9 (27 military science & technology satellites in 155 missions = 17 %)
196) Kosmos 265 / DS-P1-Yu 21 61st Soviet 7 Feb 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
197) Taccomsat 1 136th American 9 Feb 69 U.S. Air Force Experimental comsat
198) Kosmos 268 / DS-P1-Yu 18 62nd Soviet 5 Mar 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
199) Kosmos 272 / Sfera 63rd Soviet 17 Mar 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Geodesy
200) OV 1-17 137th American 18 Mar 69 U.S. Air Force Solar radiation experiments
201) OV 1-18 138th American 18 Mar 69 U.S. Air Force Ionospheric, radiation, 
electric field data
202) OV 1-19 139th American 18 Mar 69 U.S. Air Force Radiation experiments
203) OV 1-17A 140th American 18 Mar 69 U.S. Air Force Radio beacon
204) Kosmos 275 / DS-P1-I 5 64th Soviet 28 Mar 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Possible solar flare monitoring
205) Kosmos 277 / DS-P1-Yu 20 65th Soviet 4 Apr 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
206) Secor 13 / EGRS 13 141st American 14 Apr 69 U.S. Air Force
207) OV 5-5 / ERS 29 142nd American 23 May 69 U.S. Air Force
208) OV 5-6 / ERS 26 143rd American 23 May 69 U.S. Air Force
209) OV 5-9 / R68-3 144th American 23 May 69 U.S. Air Force Low-frequency 
plasma wave detection
210) Kosmos 283 / DS-P1-Yu 19 66th Soviet 27 May 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
211) Kosmos 285 / DS-P1-Yu 24 67th Soviet 3 Jun 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Possible solar flare monitoring
212) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 23 68th Soviet 23 Jul 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
213) Kosmos 291 / IS-M GVM 69th Soviet 6 Aug 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Launch vehicle test, 
ASAT target mass model
214) Kosmos 295 / DS-P1-Yu 29 70th Soviet 22 Aug 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
215) Kosmos 303 / DS-P1-Yu 28 71st Soviet 18 Oct 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
216) Kosmos 307 / DS-P1-Yu 22 72nd Soviet 24 Oct 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Possible radiation, 
astrophysical research
217) Kosmos 308 / DS-P1-I 7 73rd Soviet 4 Nov 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
218) Nauka [4] 74th Soviet 12 Nov 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Ballast/science & 
technoloy experiments
219) Kosmos 311 / DS-P1-Yu 27 75th Soviet 24 Nov 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
220) Kosmos 312 / Sfera 76th Soviet 24 Nov 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Geodesy
221) Kosmos 314 / DS-P1-Yu 30 77th Soviet 11 Dec 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Technology R&D
222) Kosmos 316 / I2P / US-A 2 78th Soviet 23 Dec 69 Soviet Union 
Defense Ministry
Launch vehicle test
1 9 7 0 (16 military science & technology satellites in 142 missions = %)
223) Kosmos 319 / DS-P1-Yu 25 ...
224) Kosmos 320 / DS-MO 3
225) Kosmos / DS-P1-I 6
226) Kosmos 324 / DS-P1-Yu 32
227) Kosmos 327 / DS-P1-I 8
228) TOPO 1
229) Kosmos 334 / DS-P1-Yu31
230) Kosmos 335 / DS-U1-R 1
231) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 36
232) Kosmos 347 / DS-P1-Yu 35
233) Kosmos 351 / DS-P1-Yu 38
234) Kosmos 357 / DS-P1-Yu 40
235) Kosmos 362 / DS-P1-I 9
236) Kosmos 369 / DS-P1-Yu 42
237) Kosmos 380 / DS-P1-Yu 26
238) Kosmos 388 / DS-P1-Yu 43
1 9 7 1 (30 military science & technology satellites in 175 missions = %)
239) Kosmos 391 / DS-P1-I 11 ...
240) Kosmos 393 / DS-P1-Yu 34
241) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 39
242) Kosmos 408 / DS-P1-Yu 37
243) Kosmos 409 / Sfera
244) Nauka [5]
245) Kosmos 421 / DS-P1-Yu 48
246) Kosmos 423 / DS-P1-Yu 47
247) SESP 1
248) Nauka [6]
249) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 33
250) OV 1-20
251) OV 1-21
252) Cannonball 2 / LOADS 2
253) Musketball 1 / DTDS
254) AVL-802 Mylar Sphere
255) Gndsphere 1 / Grid Sphere 7-1
256) Gndsphere 2 /  Grid Sphere 7-2
257) RDT 701 / Rigid Sphere 2
258) Kosmos 435 / DS-P1-Yu 41
259) Kosmos 440 / DS-P1-I 10 L
260) Nauka [7]
261) SESP-ASTEX 1
262) Kosmos 453 / DS-P1-Yu 44
263) Kosmos 455 / DS-P1-Yu 54
264) Kosmos / DS-P1-I?
265) Kosmos 457 / Sfera
266) Kosmos 458 / DS-P1-Yu 53
267) Nauka [8]
268) Kosmos 467 / DS-P1-Yu 45
1 9 7 2 (18 military science & technology satellites in 143 missions = %)
269) Kosmos 472 / DS-P1-Yu 52 ...
270) Nauka [9]
271) Kosmos 480 / Sfera
272) Kosmos 481 / DS-P1-Yu 46
273) Nauka [10]
274) Kosmos 485 / DS-P1-Yu 58
275) Kosmos 487 / DS-P1-Yu 57
276) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 51
277) Nauka [11]
278) Kosmos 497 / DS-P1-I 12
279) Kosmos 498 / DS-P1-Yu 56
280) Kosmos 501 / DS-P1-Yu 50
281) Nauka [12]
282) Kosmos 523 / DS-P1-Yu 63
283) Kosmos 524 / DS-P1-Yu 49
284) Nauka [13]
285) Kosmos 526 / DS-P1-Yu 61
286) Kosmos 539 / Sfera
1 9 7 3 (14 military science & technology satellites in 146 missions = %)
287) Kosmos 545 / DS-P1-Yu 62 ...
288) Nauka [14]
289) Kosmos 553 / DS-P1-Yu 55
290) Nauka [15]
291) Kosmos 558 / DS-P1-Yu 65
292) Nauka [16]
293) Kosmos 562 / DS-P1-Yu 66
294) Kosmos 580 / DS-P1-Yu 59
295) Kosmos 585 / Sfera
296) Kosmos 601 / DS-P1-Yu 60
297) JSSW 1
298) Kosmos 608 / DS-P1-Yu 69
299) Kosmos 611 / DS-P1-Yu 64
230) Kosmos 615 / DS-P1-I 13 L
1 9 7 4 (13 military science & technology satellites in 136 missions = %)
301) Kosmos 633 / DS-P1-Yu 71 ...
302) Kosmos 634 / DS-P1-Yu 67
303) Nauka [17]
304) Kosmos 650 / Sfera
305) Kosmos 662 / DS-P1-I 14
306) Kosmos / DS-P1-Yu 68
307) Kosmos 668 / DS-P1-Yu 74
308) JSSW 2,
309) Nauka [18]
310) Kosmos 675 / Sfera
311) Kosmos 686 / DS-P1-Yu 72
312) SESP 73-5
313) Kosmos 695 / DS-P1-Yu 73
1 9 7 5 (15 military science & technology satellites in 168 missions = %)
314) Kosmos 703 / DS-P1-Yu 70 ...
315) Kosmos 705 / DS-P1-Yu 75
316) Kosmos 708 / Sfera
317) Nauka [19]
318) Kosmos 725 / DS-P1-Yu 77
319) P72-2
320) Nauka [20]
321) Nauka [21]
322) Kosmos 745 / DS-P1-Yu 76
323) Nauka [22]
324) Kosmos 750 / DS-P1-I 15
325) Nauka [23]
326) Nauka [25] L
327) Nauka [24]
328) Kosmos 770 / Sfera
1 9 7 6 (13 military science & technology satellites in 164 missions = %)
329) Kosmos 801 / DS-P1-I 16 ...
330) LES 8
331) LES 9
332) Solrad 11A
333) Solrad 11B
334) Kosmos 818 / DS-P1-Yu 78
335) SESP 74-2
336) Nauka [26]
337) Kosmos 842 / Sfera
338) Kosmos 849 / DS-P1-I 17
339) Kosmos 850 / DS-P1-Yu 79
340) Nauka 27]
341) Subsatelite (MKA?) L
1 9 7 7 (8 military science & technology satellites in 147 missions = %)
342) Subsatellite ...
343) Kosmos 901 / DS-P1-I 18
344) Nauka
345) Kosmos 911 / Sfera
346) Kosmos 919 / DS-P1-I 19
347) Nauka
348) Nauka
349) Kosmos 963 / Sfera
1 9 7 8 (5 military science & technology satellites in 174 missions = %)
350) Nauka ...
351) Kosmos 1028 / Feniks 14
352) Nauka
353) Nauka
354) Kosmos 1067 / Sfera
1 9 7 9 (7 military science & technology satellites in 134 missions = %)
355) Nauka ...
356) SCATHA
357) Nauka
358) Solwind
359) Nauka
360) Nauka
361) Nauka
1 9 8 0 (1 military science & technology satellite in 144 missions = %)
362) LIPS ...
1 9 8 1 (0 military science & technology satellite in 160 missions = %)

None.
 
1 9 8 2 (0 military science & technology satellite in 160 missions = %)

None.
 
1 9 8 3 (1 military science & technology satellite in 162 missions = %)
363) LIPS 2 ...
1 9 8 4 (0 military science & technology satellite in 169 missions = %)

None.
 
1 9 8 5 (1 military science & technology satellite in 173 missions = %)
364) GVM (Dummy sat) / Tselina-2 ...
1 9 8 6 (2 military science & technology satellite in 151 missions = %)
365) OVM ...
366) POLAR BEAR / NNS O-17
1 9 8 7 (2 military science & technology satellites in 141 missions = %)
367) LIPS 3 ...
368) Kosmos 1873 / 
EPN 03.695
1 9 8 8 (1 military science & technology satellite in 155 missions = %)
369) SPX ...
1 9 8 9 (2 military science & technology satellite in 139 missions = %)
370) Kosmos 1989 / Etalon PKA 1L ...
371) Kosmos 2024 / Etalon PKA 2L
1 9 9 0 (4 military science & technology satellites in 173 missions = %)
372) PEGSAT / Orion 38 ...
373) POGS & SSR (USA 56)
374) TEX (USA 57)
375) SCE (USA 58)
1 9 9 1 (8 military science & technology satellites in 143 missions = %)
376) REX ...
377) Microsat 1
378) Microsat 2
379) Microsat 3
380) Microsat 4
381) Microsat 5
382) Microsat 6
383) Microsat 7 L
1 9 9 2 (0 military science & technology satellite in 135 missions = %)

None
 
1 9 9 3 (3 military science & technology satellites in 118 missions = %)
384) SEDS 1 ...
385) Alexis
386) SEDS 2 (PMG-PDP) L
1 9 9 4 (7 military science & technology satellites in 130 missions = %)
387) Clementine 1 / DSPSE ...
388) ISA
389) SEDS 2 End Mass
390) STEP 1
391) STEP 0 (USA 101)
392) DARPASAT (USA 102)
393) APEX / Orion 38
1 9 9 5 (1 military science & technology satellites in 113 missions = %)
394) STEP 3 ...
1 9 9 6 (3 military science & technology satellites in 112 missions = %)
395) REX 2 ...
396) TIPS Ralph (USA 123)
397) TIPS Norton (USA 124) L
1 9 9 7 (3 military science & technology satellites in 158 missions = %)
398) FORTE ...
399) STEP 4
400) Falcon Gold L
1 9 9 8 (3 military science & technology satellites in 174 missions = %)
401) STEX (USA 140) ...
402) ATEX (USA 141)
403) Mightysat
1 9 9 9 (3 military science & technology satellites in 133 missions = %)
404) ARGOS ...
405) MUBLCOM
406) Starshine L
2 0 0 0 (13 military science & technology satellites in 131 missions = %)
407) JAWSAT / Weber-OSCAR 39 ...
408) OCS / OCSE
409) OPAL / OPAL-OSCAR 38
410) FalconSat 1
411) ASUSAT / Arizona State-OSCAR 37
412) Picosat 21 / MEMS 1
413) Picosat 23 / MEMS 2
414) JAK Artemis Picosat:
415) Thelma Artemis Picosat (Thunder)
416) Louise Artemis Picosat (Lightnin)
417) Mightysat 2.1 / Sindri
418) Picosat 7/Picosat 8 
Tethered Picosat
419) DARPA Picosat 23 / 
MEMS 3/MEMS
2 0 0 1 (7 military science & technology satellites in 93 missions = %)
420) GeoLITE (USA 158) ...
421) Picosat 7
422) Picosat 8
423) Picosat
424) TES
425) PROBA
426) Reflector [USA 163]
2 0 0 2 (1 military science & technology satellite in 101 missions = %)
427) MEPSI ...
2 0 0 3 (2 military science & technology satellites in 97 missions = %)
428) Coriolis ...
429) XSS-10
2 0 0 4 (1 military science & technology satellite in 77 missions = 1 %)
430) Demosat (USA 181) ...
2 0 0 5 (2 military science & technology satellites in 78 missions = 2½ %)
431) XSS-11 ...
432) STP-R1 / Streak / USA 185
2 0 0 6 (10 military science & technology satellites in 116 missions = 8½ %)
433) FalconSat 2 American 24 Mar 06 ...
434) MITEx (USA 187) American 21 Jun 06
435) MITEx (USA 188) American 21 Jun 06
436) MITEx (USA 189) American 21 Jun 06
437) MEPSI 2A/2B American 10 Dec 06
438) RAFT-1 American 10 Dec 06
439) NMARS American 10 Dec 06
440) ANDE-MAA American 10 Dec 06
441) ANDE-FCAL American 10 Dec 06
442) TacSat 2 American 16 Dec 06
2 0 0 7 (8 military science & technology satellites in 123 missions = 6½ %)
443) STPSat-1 (Orbital Express) American 9 Mar 07 ...
444) ASTRO / OE-ASTRO American 9 Mar 07
445) NextSat / OE-NextSat American 9 Mar 07
446) MidSTAR-1 American 9 Mar 07
447) CFESat American 9 Mar 07
448) FalconSat-3 American 9 Mar 07
449) MEPSI Picosat 4A American 9 Mar 07
450) MEPSI Picosat 4B American 9 Mar 07
2 0 0 8 (3 military science & technology satellites in 111 missions = 3 %)
451) C/NOFS American 16 Apr 08 ...
452) Trailblazer American 3 Aug 08
-- Iranian Test Iranian 14 Aug 08
453) PSSC Testbed American 15 Nov 08
2 0 0 9 (5 military science & technology satellites in 127 missions =  4 %)
454) Spirale A Franch 12 Feb 09 Early Warning
455) Spirale B Franch 12 Feb 09 Early Warning
456) Tacsat 3 American 19 May 09
457) ANDE Passive (Pollux) American 30 Jul 09
458) ANDE Active (Castor) Amercina 30 Jul 09
2 0 1 0 (12 military science & technology satellites in 129 missions = 9 %)
459) OTV-1 (USA 212) American 22 Apr 10 ...
460) SJ-12 / Shijiun 12 Chinese 15 Jun 10
461) STPSat-2 (USA 217) American 20 Nov 10
462) RAX (USA 218 American 20 Nov 10
463) Falconsat-5 (USA 221) American 20 Nov 10
464) QbX-1 American 8 Dec 10
465) SMDC-One American 8 Dec 10
466) QbX-2 American 8 Dec 10
467) Perseus 000 American 8 Dec 10
468) Perseus 001 American 8 Dec 10
469) Perseus 002 American 8 Dec 10
470) Perseus 003 American 8 Dec 10
2 0 1 1 (8 military science & technology satellites in  missions =  %)
471) Geo-IK 2 (Kosmos 2470) Russian Defense Ministry 1 Feb11 ...
472) NROL-66 / RPP (USA 225) U.S. NRO 6 Feb11
473) OTV-2 F1 (USA 226) U.S. Depart. of Defense 5 Mar 11
474) Rasad 1 Iran 15 Jun 11
475) SJ-11-03 / Shi Jian 11-03 China 6 Jul 11
476) PSSC 2 U.S. Defense Department 8 Jul 11
477) SJ-11-02 /Shi Jiun 11-02 China 29 Jul 11
478) SJ-11-04 /Shi Jiun 11-04 China 18 Aug 11
2 0 1 2 (10 military science & technology satellites in  missions =  %)
479) Kwangmyongsong-3 North Korea 12 Apr 12 ...
480) Tiantuo 1 China 10 May 12
-- Fajr Iran ~23 May 12
481) Aeneas USA 13 Sep 12
482) Re / STARE USA 13 Sep 12
-- Irainan satellite? Iran ~23 Sep 12
483) SJ-9A / Shi Jian 9A China 14 Oct 12
484) SJ-9B / Shi Jian 9B China 14 Oct 12
485) FN-1A / Fengniao 1A China 18 Nov 12
486) Xinyan-1 China 18 Nov 12
487) FN-1B / Fengniao 1B China 18 Nov 12
488) KMS 3-2 / Kwangmyongsong-3 F North Korea 12 Dec12
2 0 1 3 (18 military science & technology satellites in  missions =  %)
489) Sapphire Canada 25 Feb 13 ...
490) CX-3 / Chuangxin 3 China 19 Jul
 13
491) SJ-15 / Shi Jian 15 China 19 Jul
 13
492) SJ-15 Subsat China 19 Jul
 13
493) STPSat-3 USAF 20 Nov 13
494) ORS-3 U.S. DoD 20 Nov 13
495) DragonSat Drexel Univ. and U.S. Naval Acad 20 Nov 13
496) NPS-SCAT U.S. Navy Postgraduate School 20 Nov 13
497) Black Knight 1 U.S. Military Academy 20 Nov 13
498) Horus / STARE-B Lawrence Livermore Lab 20 Nov 13
499) SENSE-A U.S. Air Force 20 Nov 13
500) SENSE-B U.S. Air Force 20 Nov 13
501) ORS Tech 1 U.S. Air Force 20 Nov 13
502) ORS Tech 2 U.S. Air Force 20 Nov 13
503) ALICE U.S. Air Force 6 Dec 13
504) SNAP-3 U.S. Air Force 6 Dec 13
505) SMDC-ONE C / SMDC-ONE C 2.4 U.S. Army 6 Dec 13
506) SMDC-ONE D / SMDC-ONE 2.3 U.S. Army 6 Dec 13
2 0 1 4 ( military science & technology satellites in  missions =  %)
507) Kosmos ? Russian Defense Ministry 23 May 14 ...
508) Tiantuo 1 China's PLA 8 Sep 14
509) Kuaizhou II China's PLA 21 Nov 14
510) SpinSat 1 Naval Research 
Laboratory
28 Nov 14
2 0 1 5 ( military science & technology satellites in  missions =  %)
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