List of Atlas launches (1990–99)

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This is a list of Atlas rocket launches which took place during the period 1990-1999.

1990[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1990-04-11
15:00
Atlas E/F-Altair 28E VAFB SLC-3W USA-56/57/58 (Stacksat/P87-2) Technology LEO Success
1990-07-25
19:21
Atlas I AC-69 CCAFS LC-36B CRRES Scientific GTO Success Maiden flight of Atlas I
1990-12-01
15:57
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 61E VAFB SLC-3W USA-68 (DMSP F-10) Weather satellite LEO Success

1991[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1991-04-18
23:30
Atlas I AC-70 CCAFS SLC-36B BS-3H Comsat GTO (target) Failure Failed to orbit
1991-05-14
15:52:03
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 50E VAFB SLC-3W NOAA-12 (NOAA-D) Weather satellite LEO Success
1991-11-28
13:23
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 53E VAFB SLC-3W USA-73 (DMSP F-11) Weather satellite LEO Success 500th Atlas launch[1]
1991-12-07
22:47
Atlas II AC-102 CCAFS SLC-36B Eutelsat 2F3 Comsat GTO Success Maiden flight of Atlas II

1992[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1992-02-11
00:41:02
Atlas II AC-101 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-78 (DSCS IIIB-14) Military Comsat GTO Success
1992-03-14
00:00
Atlas I AC-72 CCAFS SLC-36B Galaxy 5 Comsat GTO Success
1992-06-10
00:00
Atlas IIA AC-105 CCAFS SLC-36B Intelsat K Comsat GTO Success Maiden flight of Atlas IIA
1992-07-02
21:54:01
Atlas II AC-103 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-82 (DSCS IIIB-12) Military Comsat GTO Success
1992-08-22
22:40
Atlas I AC-71 CCAFS SLC-36B Galaxy 1R Comsat GTO (target) Failure Failed to orbit

1993[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1993-03-25
21:38
Atlas I AC-74 CCAFS SLC-36B UHF F1 Military Comsat GTO (target)
MEO (achieved)
Failure First stage underperformed, reached useless orbit
1993-07-19
22:04
Atlas II AC-104 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-93 (DSCS IIIB-9) Military Comsat GTO Success
1993-08-09
10:02
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 34E VAFB SLC-3W NOAA-13 (NOAA-I) Weather satellite LEO Success
1993-09-03
11:17
Atlas I AC-75 CCAFS SLC-36B USA-95 (UHF F2) Military Comsat GTO Success
1993-11-28
23:40
Atlas II AC-106 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-97 (DSCS IIIB-10) Military Comsat GTO Success
1993-12-16
00:38
Atlas IIAS AC-108 CCAFS SLC-36B Telstar 401 Comsat GTO Success Maiden flight of Atlas IIAS

1994[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1994-04-13
06:04
Atlas I AC-73 CCAFS SLC-36B GOES-8 (GOES-I) Weather satellite GTO Success
1994-06-24
13:50:02
Atlas I AC-76 CCAFS SLC-36B USA-104 (UHF F3) Military Comsat GTO Success
1994-08-03
23:57
Atlas IIA AC-107 CCAFS SLC-36A DBS-2 Comsat GTO Success
1994-08-29
17:38
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 20E VAFB SLC-3W USA-106 (DMSP F-12) Weather satellite LEO Success
1994-10-06
06:35:02
Atlas IIAS AC-111 CCAFS SLC-36B Intelsat 703 Comsat GTO Success
1994-11-29
10:21
Atlas IIA AC-110 CCAFS SLC-36A Orion 1 Comsat GTO Success
1994-12-30
10:02
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 11E VAFB SLC-3W NOAA-14 (NOAA-J) Weather satellite LEO Success

1995[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1995-01-10
06:18
Atlas IIAS AC-113 CCAFS SLC-36B Intelsat 704 Comsat GTO Success First Atlas launch conducted by ILS
1995-01-29
01:25
Atlas II AC-112 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-108 (UHF F4) Military Comsat GTO Success
1995-03-22
06:18
Atlas IIAS AC-115 CCAFS SLC-36B Intelsat 705 Comsat GTO Success
1995-03-24
14:05
Atlas E/F-Star-37S-ISS 45E VAFB SLC-3W USA-109 (DMSP F-13) Weather satellite LEO Success Final flight of Atlas E/F
1995-04-07
23:47
Atlas IIA AC-114 CCAFS SLC-36A AMSC-1 Comsat GTO Success
1995-05-23
05:52:02
Atlas I AC-77 CCAFS SLC-36B GOES-9 (GOES-J) Weather satellite GTO Success
1995-05-31
15:27:01
Atlas II AC-116 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-111 (UHF F5) Military Comsat GTO Success
1995-07-31
23:30:00
Atlas IIA AC-118 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-113 (DSCS IIIB-7) Military Comsat GTO Success
1995-08-29
00:53:01
Atlas IIAS AC-117 CCAFS SLC-36B JCSAT-3 Comsat GTO Success
1995-10-22
08:00:02
Atlas II AC-119 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-114 (UHF F6) Military Comsat GTO Success
1995-12-02
08:08:01
Atlas IIAS AC-121 CCAFS SLC-36B SOHO Solar Halo Success
1995-12-15
00:23
Atlas IIA AC-120 CCAFS SLC-36A Galaxy 3R Comsat GTO Success

1996[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1996-02-01
01:15:01
Atlas IIAS AC-126 CCAFS SLC-36B Palapa C1 Comsat GTO Success[2]
1996-04-03
23:01:01
Atlas IIA AC-122 CCAFS SLC-36A Inmarsat 3-F1 Comsat GTO Success[3]
1996-04-30
04:31:01
Atlas I AC-78 CCAFS SLC-36B BeppoSAX Astronomy LEO Success[4] 100th Atlas-Centaur launch
1996-07-25
12:42
Atlas II AC-125 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-127 (UHF F7) Military Comsat GTO Success[5]
1996-09-08
21:49
Atlas IIA AC-123 CCAFS SLC-36B GE-1 Comsat GTO Success[6]
1996-11-21
20:47
Atlas IIA AC-124 CCAFS SLC-36A Hot Bird 2 Comsat GTO Success[7]
1996-12-18
01:57
Atlas IIA AC-129 CCAFS SLC-36B Inmarsat 3-F3 Comsat GTO Success[8]

1997[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1997-02-17
01:42:02
Atlas IIAS AC-127 CCAFS SLC-36B JCSAT-4 Comsat GTO Success[9]
1997-03-08
06:01
Atlas IIA AC-128 CCAFS SLC-36A Tempo 2 Comsat GTO Success[10]
1997-04-25
05:49
Atlas I AC-79 CCAFS SLC-36B GOES-10 (GOES-K) Weather satellite GTO Success[11] Final flight of Atlas I
1997-07-28
01:15
Atlas IIAS AC-133 CCAFS SLC-36B Superbird C Comsat GTO Success[12]
1997-09-04
12:03
Atlas IIAS AC-146 CCAFS SLC-36A GE-3 Comsat GTO Success[13]
1997-10-05
21:01
Atlas IIAS AC-135 CCAFS SLC-36B Echostar 3 Comsat GTO Success[14]
1997-10-25
00:46
Atlas IIA AC-131 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-135 (DSCS IIIB-13) Military Comsat GTO Success[15]
1997-12-08
23:52
Atlas IIAS AC-149 CCAFS SLC-36B Galaxy 8i Comsat GTO Success[16]

1998[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1998-01-29
18:37
Atlas IIA AC-109 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-137 (NROL-5/SDS) Military Comsat GTO Success[17] "Capricorn"
1998-02-28
00:21
Atlas IIAS AC-151 CCAFS SLC-36B Intelsat 806 Comsat GTO Success[18]
1998-03-16
21:32
Atlas II AC-132 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-138 (UHF F8) Military Comsat GTO Success[19] Final flight of baseline Atlas II
1998-06-18
22:48
Atlas IIAS AC-153 CCAFS SLC-36A Intelsat 805 Comsat GTO Success[20] 550th Atlas launch
1998-10-09
22:50
Atlas IIA AC-134 CCAFS SLC-36B Hot Bird 5 Comsat GTO Success[21]
1998-10-20
07:19
Atlas IIA AC-130 CCAFS SLC-36A USA-140 (UHF F9) Military Comsat GTO Success[22]

1999[edit]

Date/Time
(UTC)
Rocket S/N Launch Site Payload Function Orbit Outcome Remarks
1999-02-16
01:45:26
Atlas IIAS AC-152 CCAFS SLC-36A JCSAT-6 Comsat GTO Success[23]
1999-04-12
22:50
Atlas IIAS AC-154 CCAFS SLC-36A Eutelsat W3 Comsat GTO Success[24]
1999-09-23
06:02
Atlas IIAS AC-155 CCAFS SLC-36A Echostar 5 Comsat GTO Success[25]
1999-11-23
04:06
Atlas IIA AC-136 CCAFS SLC-36B USA-146 (UHF F10) Military Comsat GTO Success[26]
1999-12-18
18:57:39
Atlas IIAS AC-141 VAFB SLC-3E Terra Remote sensing LEO Success[27] First Atlas Centaur from VAFB

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ilslaunch.com/news78
  2. ^ "Successful AC-126 Palapa C1 Launch". International Launch Services. January 31, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  3. ^ "AC-122 Successful Launch". International Launch Services. April 3, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  4. ^ "AC-78 SAX Mission Successful Launch". International Launch Services. April 30, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  5. ^ "AC-125 Successfully Launches UHF F/O F7". International Launch Services. July 25, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  6. ^ "AC-123 Successfully Launches GE-1". International Launch Services. September 8, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  7. ^ "AC-124 Successfully Launches EUTELSAT HOT BIRD 2". International Launch Services. November 21, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  8. ^ "Atlas IIA Successfully Launches INMARSAT III". International Launch Services. December 17, 1996. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  9. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches Japanese Comm Satellite". International Launch Services. February 16, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  10. ^ "Atlas Rocket Successfully Launches TEMPO Satellite". International Launch Services. March 8, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  11. ^ "Atlas I Successfully Launches GOES-K". International Launch Services. April 25, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  12. ^ "Atlas Rocket Successfully Launches Superbird-C". International Launch Services. July 27, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  13. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches GE-3 Satellite". International Launch Services. September 4, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  14. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches EchoStar III Satellite". International Launch Services. October 5, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  15. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches Military Satellite". International Launch Services. October 24, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  16. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches Galaxy VIII-i Satellite". International Launch Services. December 8, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  17. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches Satellite for NRO and USAF". International Launch Services. January 29, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  18. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches INTELSAT 806 Satellite". International Launch Services. February 27, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  19. ^ "Atlas II Successfully Launches U.S. Navy Communications Satellite". International Launch Services. March 16, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  20. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches INTELSAT 805 Satellite". International Launch Services. June 18, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  21. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches HOT BIRD 5 for Eutelsat". International Launch Services. October 9, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  22. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches UHF F/O F9". International Launch Services. October 20, 1998. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  23. ^ "Atlas IIAS Successfully Launches JCSAT-6 Satellite". International Launch Services. February 15, 1999. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  24. ^ "Atlas IIAS Successfully Launches EUTELSAT W3". International Launch Services. April 12, 1999. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  25. ^ "Atlas Successfully Launches EchoStar V Communications Satellite". International Launch Services. September 23, 1999. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  26. ^ "Atlas IIA Successfully Launches Tenth U.S. Navy UHF Follow-on Program Communications Satellite". International Launch Services. November 22, 1999. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  27. ^ "First Atlas Centaur Launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base". International Launch Services. December 18, 1999. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
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