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MSSL Launches To Date

MSSL No. Name or Number Launch Date Launch Site Vehicle Experiment
 274  GOES-P  Mar-10  Cape Canaveral
 United Launch Alliance Delta IV Solar X-Ray Imager (SXI)
 273  GOES-O  Jun-09  Cape Canaveral
United Launch Alliance Delta IV
Solar X-Ray Imager (SXI)
272 Herschel (SPIRE) May-09
Kourou Ariane 5 SPIRE (Spectral and Photometric Image Receiver)
271 Solar-B (Hinode)
Sep-06 Kagoshima Japan M-5 EUV Imaging Spectrometer (EIS)
 270  GOES-N  May-06  Cape Canaveral
Boeing Delta IV
Solar X-Ray Imager (SXI)
269 MOSES Feb-06 White Sands NM Black Brant Multi-Order Solar EUV Spectrograph (MOSES)
268 Venus Express Nov-05 Baikonur Soyuz-Fregat ASPERA-4 (ELS - Electron Spectrometer. UV blackening, calibration, radiation shielding, data analysis)
267 CRYOSAT Oct-05 Plesetsk Cosmodrome Rockot Synthetic Aperture Interferometric Radar Altimeter (SIRAL)
266 Swift Nov-04 C. Canaveral/ETR Delta 2 UV/Optical Telescope
265 Mars Express Jun-03 Baikonur Soyuz-Fregat Stereo Camera System (Beagle-2 Mars Lander)
264 Mars Express Jun-03 Baikonur Soyuz-Fregat ASPERA-3 (ELS - Electron Spectrometer. UV blackening, calibration, data analysis)
263 Double Star 2003/4 China LM-2C Plasma Electron And Current Experiment
262 INTEGRAL Oct-02 Baikonur Proton CCD imaging detector + electronics
261 ENVSAT Mar-02 Kourou Ariane 5 Environmental Monitoring Satellite
260 RESIK Jul-01 Plesetsk
Cyclone-3
Solar X-ray spectrometer
259 GOES-SXI Jul-01 C. Canaveral Atlas 2A Solar X-ray Imager (SXI)
258 J-PEX Feb-01 White Sands NM Black Brant Imaging Xray Telescope
257 Cluster II Jul-00 Baikonur Soyuz-Fregat Plasma Energy Angle & Composition Expt.
256 J-PEX Feb-00 White Sands NM Black Brant Imaging Xray Telescope
255 XMM-Newton Dec-99 Kourou Ariane 5 X-ray and Optical/UV Imaging and Spectroscopy
254 Cassini-Huygens Oct-97 C. Canaveral/ETR Titan IV Cassini Plasma Spectrometer
253 Mars 96 Nov-96 Baikonor Proton Fast Omni Non scanning Energy Mass Analyser
252 Cluster (1) Jun-96 Kourou Ariane 5 Plasma Energy Angle & Composition Expt
251 GGS Polar Feb-96 WTR Delta 2 Toroidal Imaging Mass-Angle Spectrograph
250 SOHO Dec-95 ETR Atlas Centaure Coronal Diagnostic Spectrometer
249 ISO Nov-95 Kourou Ariane 4 Fabry-Perot Long Wave Spectrometer
248 ERS2 Apr-95 Kourou Ariane 4 Sea surface temperature ATSR
247 STRV Jun-94 Kourou Ariane 4 Cold Ion Detector
246 Pulsaur Feb-94 Andenes Norway Black Brant 1X Electron Analyser
245 SXT Aries Aug-93 White Sands N M Aries Imaging Xray Telescope
244 Solar A (Yohkoh) Aug-91 Kagoshima Japan M3-11 Solar xrays
243 ERS-1 Jul-91 Kourou Ariane4 Sea surface temperature ATSR
242 SXT Aries May-91 White Sands N M Aries Imaging Xray Telescope
241 CRRES Jul-90 ETR Altas Low energy plasma analyser
240 Rosat Jun-90 ETR Delta All sky xray survey
239 Meteosat P2 Jun-88 Kourou Ariane 4 Particle energy analyser
238 Giotto Jul-85 Kourou Ariane Ions Halley's Comet
237 Spacelab 2 Jul-85 ETR Shuttle Solar extreme UV spectrometer
236 AMPTE Aug-84 ETR Delta Ion & electron electrostatic analyser
235 Spacelab 1 Nov-83 ETR Shuttle Cosmic xrays (gas scintillator)
234 Exosat May-83 WTR Delta Xray imaging telescope
233 FIMS Dec-81 Alaska Black Brant Positive ion analyser
232 LCXT Aries Sep-80 White Sands NM Aries Imaging xray telescope
231 Firewheel May-80 Kourou Ariane 1 Electrostatic analysers
230 SMM Feb-80 ETR Delta Solar BCS & FCS xray spectrometer
229 UK6 (Ariel 6) Jun-79 Wallops Island Scout El analyser, Cosmic xray spectrometer
228 SL1424 Nov-78 Andoya Skylark Langmuir probes
227 GEOS 2 Jul-78 ETR Delta Electron & positive ion probes
226 SK1305 May-78 Woomera Stab Skylark Solar H/He abundance, UV spectrometer
225 SL1423 Oct-77 Andoya Skylark Electrostatic analysers, CMA
224 SL1421 Nov-77 Andoya Skylark Electrostatic analysers, CMA
223 GEOS 1 Apr-77 ETR Delta Electron & positive ion probes
222 SL1115 B Apr-77 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray imaging telescope Puppis A
221 SL1425 (HLC) Dec-76 Andoya Skylark Suprathermal electron analysers
220 SL1422 (HLC) Nov-76 Andoya Skylark 12 Langmuir probe & mass spectrometer
219 F39 (AUN) Nov-76 Andoya Tomahawk Electron analyser
218 F38 (AUN) Nov-76 Andoya Malemute Positive ion & Electron analyser
217 SL1402 Jul-76 Spain/Arensillo Stab Skylark 3 Xray Bent Xtal Spectrometr Cas A
216 SL1212 Jun-76 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray xtal spectrometer, Cygnus loop
215 P115H May-76 South Uist Petrel Electron probes
214 SL1115 A May-76 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray imaging telescope Puppis A
213 SL1302 Jan-76 Woomera Stab Skylark 3 Xray flat crystal spectrometers
212 P186H May-76 South Uist Petrel Mass spectrometer
211 P91H Dec-74 South Uist Petrel Mass spectrometer
210 UK5 (Ariel 5) Oct-74 San Marco Kenya Scout Cosmic xrays rotation collimator
209 SL1012 Oct-74 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray xtal spectrometer Puppis A
208 P90H Sep-74 South Uist Petrel Mass spectrometer
207 SL1104 Jun-74 Woomera Stab Skylark High time resolution CenX-3 xray spectrometer
206 SL1203 Feb-74 Woomera Stab Skylark Diffuse xray background
205a Aerobee Dec-73 White Sands Aerobee Solar Bent Crystal Spectrometer (BCS)
205 SL1124 Dec-73 Andoya Skylark Electron analysers, Langmuir probes
204 SL1123 Nov-73 Andoya Skylark Electron analysers, Langmuir probes
203 SL1122 Oct-73 Andoya Skylark Electron analysers, Langmuir probes
202 SL1121 Oct-73 Andoya Skylark Electron analysers, Langmuir probes
201b Aerobee Jun-73 White Sands Aerobee Solar Bent Crystal Spectrometer (BCS)
201a Aerobee Jan-73 White Sands Aerobee Solar Bent Crystal Spectrometer (BCS)
201 SL1025 Jan-73 Woomera Stab Skylark Xrays Lunar occultation GX+5
200 ESRO 4 Nov-72 WTR Scout Positive ion mass spectro & el temp
199 SL402 Oct-72 Woomera Stab Skylark Soft rays Magellanic clouds
198 SL1003 Oct-72 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray xtal spectrometer & rotation collimator
197 S105 Oct-72 Kiruna Skylark Suprathermal electron analyser
196 P125A Oct-72 Andoya Petrel Suprathermal electron analyser
195 OAO C (3) Aug-72 ETR Atlas Centaure Stellar xrays
194 S91 Jun-72 Sardinia Skylark Collimated detectors for xray background
193a Aerobee Apr-72 White Sands Aerobee Solar Bent Crystal Spectometer (BCS)
193 SL1023 Mar-72 Woomera Skylark El density, +ve ion probes
192 SL903 Dec-71 Woomera Stab Skylark Collimated xray xtal spectrometer
191 SL974 Nov-71 Woomera Skylark Lunar occultation of GX3+1
190 SL973 Oct-71 Woomera Skylark Xray rotation modulation collimator
189 ? May-71 Eglin/Florida Nike/Iroquois RF mass spectrometer, SPRITE
188 ? May-71 Eglin/Florida Nike/Iroquois RF mass spectrometer, SPRITE
187 SK922 Mar-71 Woomera Skylark Positive ion probe
186 SL16/2 Mar-71 Kiruna Skylark Electron temp & positive ion density
185 S54/1 Feb-71 Sardinia Skylark Xray spectroheliograph
184 S85 Feb-71 Woomera Skylark High resolution Stellar UV Spect
183 P 40/7 Jan-71 Kiruna Petrel Positive ion density
182 SL1001 Jan-71 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray istropic background
181 SL905 Nov-70 Woomera Stab Skylark Xray proportional counters & Langmuir probe
180 SL1021 Oct-70 Woomera Skylark Xray rotation modulation coll & prop counters
179 P32H Sep-70 South Vist Petrel Positive ion density, Ly-a, Xrays
178 P 31H Sep-70 SouthVist Petrel Positive ion density, Ly-a, Xrays
177 P 30H Sep-70 South Vist Petrel Positive ion density, Ly-a, Xrays
176 A7.902-7-8 Aug-70 USA Nike Iroquois Ion/Magnetospheric
175 SL971 Jul-70 Woomera Skylark Xray rotation modulation collimator
174 SL811 Jul-70 Woomera Stab Skylark Stellar spectroscopy
173 SL63/2 Jul-70 Sardinia Skylark Positive ion probes
172 SL63/1 Jul-70 Sardinia Skylark Positive ion probes
171 SL 727 Jul-70 Woomera Skylark Positive ion probes
170 Skua 18H Apr-70 South Uist Skua Ion densities in lower D region
169 Skua 17H Apr-70 South Uist Skua Ion densities in lower D region
168 Skua 16H Apr-70 South Uist Skua Ion densities in lower D region
167 Skua 15T Apr-70 Thumba Skua Ion densities
166 Skua 14T Apr-70 Thumba Skua Ion densities
165 SL66/2 Apr-70 Kiruna Skylark Electron temp probe
164 SL921 Mar-79 Woomera Skylark Xray rot mod coll & prop counters
163 S72 Feb-70 Kiruna Skylark High resolution UV spectrometer
162 SL66/1 Feb-70 Kiruna Skylark Electron temp probe
161 Skua 13T Feb-70 Thumba Skua Ion densities in lower D regions
160 SL602 Nov-69 Woomera Stab Skylark Fresnel Xray shadow graph camera
159 ESRO 1B Oct-69 WTR Scout El temp, density, +ve ion probe
158 OSO G (6) Aug-69 ETR Delta Solar He1 & He2
157 C48/2 Aug-69 Kiruna Centaure Solar H Ly-a
156 C48/1 Jun-69 Kiruna Centaure Solar H Ly-a
155 OSO F (5) Jan-69 ETR Delta Solar Xrays
154 SL822 Oct-69 Woomera Skylark Xray prop counters, Langmuir probe
153 SL821 Oct-69 Woomera Skylark Xray prop counters, Langmuir probe
152 P 14H Oct-69 South Vist Petrel Electron, Xrays, Ly-a
151 SL730 Jul-69 Woomera Skylark Electron temp probe
150 SL729 Jul-69 Woomera Skylark Electron temp probe
149 SL502 Apr-69 Woomera Stab Skylark Scanning solar spectrophotometer
148 Arcas 40/6 Apr-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
147 Arcas 40/5 Apr-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
146 Arcas 40/4 Apr-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
145 Arcas 40/3 Apr-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
144 Arcas 40/2 Feb-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
143 Arcas 40/1 Feb-69 Andoya Arcas PCA Campaign +ve ion probe
142 SL726 Jan-69 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E
141 SL725 Dec-68 Woomera Skylark Positive ion probe
140 Skua 7aH Dec-68 South Uist Skua Ion Magnetospheric
139 Skua 7H Nov-68 South Uist Skua Ion/Magnetospheric
138 ESRO 1A Oct-68 WTR Scout El temp, density, Ion mass spectrometer
137 SL501 Aug-68 Woomera Stab Skylark Scan UV solar spectr & E1 probe
136 Arcas 50/2 Aug-68 Kiruna Arcas Positive ion probe
135 Arcas 50/1 Aug-68 Kiruna Arcas Positive ion probe
134 Skua 6H Jun-68 South Uist Skua Ion/Magnetospheric
133 Skua 5H Jun-68 South Uist Skua Ion/Magnetospheric
132 Skua 4H Jun-68 South Uist Skua Ion/Magnetospheric
131 Skua 3H Jun-68 South Uist Skua Ion/Magnetospheric
130 OGO 5 Mar-68 ETR Delta Langmuir, El temp & density
129 SL16/1 Mar-68 Kiruna Skylark Positive ion, El temp probes
128 C 14P Mar-68 Kiruna Centaure Positive ion probe
127 ESRO 2 May-68 WTR Scout Xray spectrometer
126 C 13P Nov-67 Kiruna Centaure Positive ion probe
125 S19/2 Oct-67 Sardinia Skylark Electron temp probe
124 S19/1 Oct-67 Sardinia Skylark Electron temp probe
123 OSO D (4) Oct-67 ETR Delta Solar soft Xrays, He2 304A
122 S26 Sep-67 Sardinia Skylark Solar Ly-a
121 SL305 Aug-67 Woomera Stab Skylark Sol Ly-a, Scan xray spectrohelioscope
120 ESRO 2A May-67 WTR Scout Ion/Magnetospheric
119 C10/2 Feb-67 Kiruna Centaure Negative ion probes
118 C10/1 Feb-67 Kiruna Centaure Negative ion probes
117 CO8 Nov-66 Kiruna Centaure Positive ion, El temp probes
116 CO7 Nov-66 Kiruna Centaure Positive ion, El temp probes
115 SL421 Jun-66 Woomera Skylark Probe detection of plasma waves
114 SL422 May-66 Woomera Skylark Probe detection of plasma waves
113 SL304 May-66 Woomera Stab Skylark Solar Ly-a scanning spectrohelioscope
112 Arcas 23/06 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
111 Arcas 23/05 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
110 Arcas 23/04 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
109 Arcas 23/03 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
108 Arcas 23/02 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
107 Arcas 23/01 May-66 Karystos/Greece Arcas Positive ion probes
106 C20 May-66 Karystos/Greece Centaure El Temp probe
105 C19 May-66 Karystos/Greece Centaure El Temp probe
104 C22/2 May-66 Karystos/Greece Centaure Coronal Xrays
103 C22/1 May-66 Karystos/Greece Centaure Coronal xrays
102 CO6 May-66 Karystos/Greece Centaure Coronal xrays, H Ly-a
101 C13/1 (12) Mar-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion energy spectrometer
100 C13/1 (11) Mar-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion energy spectrometer
99 C15/2 (16) Feb-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion probes
98 C15/1 (15) Feb-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion probes
97 C14/2 (14) Feb-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion probes
96 C14/1 (13) Feb-66 Andoya/Norway Centaure Positive ion probes
95 C127 Jan-66 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Electron temp & positive ion probes
94 SL131 Dec-65 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probes
93 C131 Dec-65 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Electron temp & positive ion probes
92 C130 Dec-65 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Electron temp & positive ion probes
91 C128 Dec-65 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Electron temp & positive ion probes
90 Explorer 31 Nov-65 WTR Scout El temp, +ve ion mass spectrometer
89 SL131 Dec-65 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probes
88 SL130 Nov-65 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probes
87 SL39 Oct-65 Woomera Skylark Ion/Magnetospheric
86 SL106 Jul-65 Woomera Skylark Langmuir probes
85 SL48 Jul-65 Woomera Skylark UV Sky scan
84 SL105 Jul-65 Woomera Skylark Langmuir probes
83 SL 361 May-65 Woomera Skylark Falling sphere
82 SL309 Apr-65 Woomera Stab Skylark Solar Ly-a Scan spectrohelioscope
81 SL308 Apr-65 Woomera Stab Skylark Solar Ly-a Scan spectrohelioscope
80 BK21 Apr-65 Woomera Black Knight Positive ion probes
79 S03B Apr-65 Woomera Skylark Electron temp probe
78 SL362 Mar-65 Woomera Skylark Falling sphere
77 SO3A Mar-65 Woomera Skylark Electron temp probe
76 SL141 Mar-65 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E Probes
75 SL140 Mar-65 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probes
74 BK20 Nov-64 Woomera Black Knight Mass spectrometer, Sporadic E probes
73 C63 Oct-64 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron probes
72 C62 Oct-64 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron probes
71 SL47 Oct-64 Woomera Skylark UV Sky scan, Xrays & Sporadic E
70 Explorer 20 Aug-64 WTR Scout Positive ion temp, mass spectrometer
69 C? May-64 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir probe
68 C? May-64 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir probe
67 SL129 Mar-64 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E Probe
66 SL128 Mar-64 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E Probe
65 SL104 Dec-63 Woomera Skylark H Ly-a Sporadic E
64 SL103 Nov-63 Woomera Skylark H Ly-a Sporadic E
63 SL171 Oct-63 Woomera Skylark Falling sphere & Grenades
62 SL170 Oct-63 Woomera Skylark Grenades
61 SL169 Oct-63 Woomera Skylark Grenades
60 SL168 Oct-63 Woomera Skylark Falling sphere & Grenades
59 SL81A Oct-63 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E
58 ? Jun-63 Churchill Black Brant Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
57 ? Jun-63 Churchill Black Brant Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
56 C54/2 Jun-63 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
55 C54/1 Jun-63 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
54 SL46 Jun-63 Woomera Skylark H Ly-a, Langmuir probes
53 SL126 Jun-63 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probe
52 SL127 May-63 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probe
51 SL85 Mar-63 Woomera Skylark H Ly-a, Sporadic E probes
50 SL84 Mar-63 Sardinia Skylark H Ly-a, Sporadic E probes
49 SL166 Dec-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
48 SL165 Nov-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
47 SL109 Aug-62 Woomera Skylark H Ly-a, Positive ion probes
46 C? Nov-62 Sahara/Hammaguir Skylark Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
45 C? Nov-62 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
44 C? Nov-62 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
43 C? Nov-62 Sahara/Hammaguir Centaure Langmuir, Electron temperature probes
42 SL114 Nov-62 Woomera Skylark Xray cameras
41 SL83 Oct-62 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E & Solar xrays
40 SL82 Oct-62 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E
39 SL44 Sep-62 Woomera Skylark Electron & Ion Probes
38 SL164 Jul-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
37 SL45 Jun-62 Woomera Skylark Falling sphere, H Ly-a, Solar xray
36 BK17 May-62 Woomera Black Knight Test of Ariel 1 Probes
35 BK16 May-62 Woomera Black Knight Electron temperature
34 BK15 May-62 Woomera Black Knight Sporadic E
33 UK1 (Ariel 1) Apr-62 ETR Delta H Ly-a, Xrays, Mass Spectr, El
32 SL167 Apr-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
31 SL163 Apr-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
30 SL161 Mar-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
29 SL160 Mar-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
28 SL66 Mar-62 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
27 SL42 Dec-61 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E & Solar xrays
26 SL83 Nov-61 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E & Solar xrays
25 SL35 Nov-61 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E
24 SL37 Oct-61 Woomera Skylark Solar Xray camera
23 SL40 Sep-61 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E & Solar xrays
22 SL34 Aug-61 Woomera Skylark UV camera
21 SL65 Jul-61 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
20 SL43 May-61 Woomera Skylark UV sky scan
19 SL64 Apr-61 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
18 SL63 Mar-61 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
17 SL36 Feb-61 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
16 SL49 Nov-60 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E
15 SL67 Nov-60 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
14 SL61 Aug-60 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
13 SL62 Apr-60 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
12 SL38 Dec-59 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
11 SL60 Nov-59 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
10 SL15 Sep-59 Woomera Skylark Sporadic E probe
9 SL12 Sep-59 Woomera Skylark Lyman alpha & Xray detectors
8 SL17 Aug-59 Woomera Skylark Langmuir probe
7 SL14 Jul-59 Woomera Skylark UCL probes
6 SL21 Mar-59 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
5 SL08 Jun-58 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
4 SL09 Jun-58 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
3 SL18 Jun-58 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
2 SL07 Apr-58 Woomera Skylark Grenade experiment
1 SL04   Woomera Skylark Test of grenade experiment

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