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Table of Spacecrafts Launched in 2015
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Number of Spacecraft by Weight Categories
Full-fledge Spacecraft
(more than 100 kg)
Small Spacecraft
(between 10 and 100 kg)
Microsatellite
(less than 10 kg)
Total
26 spacecraft = 54.2% 2 spacecraft = 4.2% 20 spacecraft = 41.7% 48 spaccraft
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# Spacecraft Sponsor Launch Date Cat Mission Type Categories
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1) Dragon CRS-5 SpaceX for NASA 10 Jan15 C-Full Cargo Delivery USA,'
2) MUOS 3 U.S. Navy 21 Jan 15 M-Full Communicaions USA,'
3) SMAP NASA 31 Jan 15 C-Full Earth/Space Sciences USA,
4) FIREBIRD IIA Montana Space Grant Consortium 31 Jan 15 C-Micro Amateur/Student Amateur,
5) FIREBIRD IIB Montana Space Grant Consortium 31 Jan 15 C-Micro Amateur/Student Amateur
6) GRIFEX NASA (JPL) 31 Jan 15 C-Micro Technology USA,
7) ExoCube CP10 NASA (JPL) 31 Jan 15 C-Micro Earth/Space Sciences USA,
8) IGS Radar Spare  Japan 1 Feb 15 M-Full Surveillance Japan,
9) Inmarsat 5 F2 Inmarsat 1 Feb 15 C-Full Communications Europe,
10) Farj Iran 2 Feb 15 M-Small Technology? Other Gov,
11) AEST 14 Brazil 5 Feb 15 C-Small Other Gov,
-- IXV ESA 11 Feb 15 n/a Technology Europe,
-- AVUM ESA 11 Feb 15 n/a Technology Europe,
12) DSCOVR NASA 11 Feb 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences USA,
13) Progress-M 26M / ISS-58P Russian Space Agency 17 Feb 15 C-Full Cargo Delivery Russia,
14) Kanopus-ST Russian Defense Ministry 27 Feb 15 M-Full Surveillance Russia,
15) Flock 1b-27 Planet Labs  27 Feb 15 C-Micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
16) Flock 1b-28 Planet Labs 27 Feb 15 C-Micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
17) Flock 1b-21 Planet Labs 2 Mar 15 C-Micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
18) Flock 1b-22 Planet Labs 2 Mar 15 C-Micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
19) ABS 3A 2 Mar 15 C-Full Communications Commer,
20) Eutelsat 115 We 2 Mar 15 C-Full Communications Europe,
21) Flock 1b-9 Planet Labs 2 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
22) Flock 1b-10 Planet Labs 2 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
23) Flock 1d-1 Planet Labs 3 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
24) Flock 1d-2 Planet Labs 3 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
25) Flock 1b-5 Planet Labs 3 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
26) Flock 1b-6 Planet Labs 3 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
27) TechEdSat-4 SJSU, U. of Idaho, NASA  4 Mar 15 C-micro Amateur/Student Amateur,
28) GEARRSat NearSpace Launch 4 Mar 15 C-micro Technology Commer,
29) MicroMAS MIT SSL 4 Mar 15 C-micro Technology Commer,
30) LambdaSat Lambda Team 4 Mar 15 C-micro Technology Commer,,
31) Flock 1b-11 Planet Labs 5 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
32) Flock 1b-12 Planet Labs 5 Mar 15 C-micro Earth Remote Sensing Commer,
33) MMS 1 (John) NASA 13 Mar 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences USA,
34) MMS 2 (Paul) NASA 13 Mar 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences USA,
35) MMS 3 (George) NASA 13 Mar 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences USA,
36) MMS 4 (Ringo) NASA 13 Mar 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences USA,
37) Express-AM7 Russia 18 Mar 15 C-Full Communications Russia,
38) Navstar 69 U.S. DOD 25 Mar 15 M-Full Navigation USA,
39) KOMPSat 3A South Korea 25 Mar 15 C-Full Earth/space Sciences Other Gov,
40) IGS Optical-5 Japan Defense ministry 26 Mar 15 M-Full Surveillance Japan,
41) Soyuz TMA-16M / ISS-41S Russian Space Agency 27 Mar 15 C-Full Piloted Spaceship Russia,
42) Galileo 7 ESA-EC 27 Mar 15 C-Full Navigation Europe,
43) Galileo 8 ESA-EC 27 Mar 15 C-Full Navigation Europe,
44) IRNSS 1D ISRO 28 Mar 15 C-Full Navigation India,
45) Beidou 17 China 30 Mar 15 M-Full Navigation China,
46) Gonets-M #10 Russia Defense ministry 31 Mar 15 M-Full Communications Russia,
47) Gonets-M #11 Russia Defense ministry 31 Mar 15 M-Full Communications Russia,
48) Gonets-M #12 Russia Defense ministry 31 Mar 15 M-Full Communications Russia,
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Categories: C = Civilian spacecraft; M = Military satellite; FS = Full-fledge spacecraft (+100 kg); SS = Small satellite (11-100 kg: MS = Microsatellite = -10 kg).
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