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Name Description Launched Action
SPACE STATION The International Space Station (ISS) is a joint project of five space agencies: the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States), the Russian Federal Space Agency (Russian Federation), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan), the Canadian Space Agency (Canada) and the European Space Agency (Europe). November 20, 1998
NOAA 19 NOAA-19 is the fifth in a series of five Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellites (POES) with advanced microwave sounding instruments that provide imaging and sounding capabilities. February 6, 2009
NOAA 15 Polar-orbiting satellite; long-range weather forecasting; atmospheric and weather monitoring instruments; data stored on-board and transmitted over Fairbanks, AK and Wallops Island, VA. May 13, 1998
TERRA The Earth Observing System (EOS) is a science and observation program that will provide long-term (15-year) data sets for Earth system science in order to gain an understanding of the interactions between Earth's land, atmosphere, oceans, and biology. December 18, 1999
NOAA 18 Polar-orbiting satellite; long-range weather forecasting; atmospheric and weather monitoring instruments; data stored on-board and transmitted over Fairbanks, AK and Wallops Island, VA. May 20, 2005
AQUA AQUA (EOS-PM1) is an afternoon equator-crossing platform which includes a suite of sensors designed to study the diurnal properties of cloud and aerosol radiative fluxes, cloud formation, and precipitation (MIMR, AIRS/AMSU-A/MHS, and MODIS-N) in conjunction with a wind scatterometer planned for the Japanese ADEOS-II spacecraft. May 4, 2002
NPP NASA launched the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project, or NPP, on Oct. October 28, 2011
METOP-B METOP-B is a 9,005-pound (4,085-kg) spacecraft outfitted with eight instruments to survey clouds, winds, moisture, greenhouse gases, and other atmospheric conditions for at least five years. September 17, 2012
SES 1 SES 1 is a communications satellite designed to replace two aging spacecraft serving North America. April 24, 2010
GOES 13 GOES 13 is an American (NOAA) geostationary weather satellite that was launched by a Delta 4 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 22:11 UT on 24 May 2006. May 24, 2006
NSS 12 NSS 12 was manufactured by Space Systems/Loral and has a 15-year design life the 12,400-pound (5,625-kg). October 29, 2009
GOES 15 GOES 15 (GOES-P) is an American weather satellite, which will form part of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) system operated by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. March 4, 2010
YAMAL 402 YAMAL 402 was supposed to maneuver itself into a circular geosynchronous orbit 22,300 miles (35,888 km) up and lowering inclination where it can match Earth's rotation and appear parked over the equator at 55 degrees East longitude to begin a 15-year service life. December 8, 2012
FOX-1A (AO-85) FOX-1A is a small 1-Unit CubeSat developed by AMSAT. October 8, 2015
GE-23 AMC 23, with a pre-launch name of Worldsat 3, is an American geostationary communications satellite that was launched by a Proton-M rocket from Baikonur at 02:28 UT on 29 December 2005. December 29, 2005
ASIASAT 8 ASIASAT 8 is a telecommunications designed to beam television and data across China, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. August 5, 2014
DRAGON CRS-10 DRAGON CRS-10, also known as SpX-10 or simply CRS-10, is a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. February 19, 2017
SAUDISAT 1C SAUDISAT 1C (or SO-50, Saudi-OSCAR 50) carries several experiments, including a mode J FM amateur repeater experiment operating on 145. December 20, 2002
MERIDIAN 7 MERIDIAN 7 is a satellite manufactured by ISS Reshetnev, a Russian space contractor, as replacements for a previous generation of Molniya communications satellites. October 30, 2014
HST The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) was the first and flagship mission of NASA's Great Observatories program. April 24, 1990
MERIDIAN 6 The Meridian satellites link Russian ground forces, aircraft, ships and command centers in the Arctic, Siberia and the North Sea. November 14, 2012
ABS 2A ABS 2A is a geostationary satellite, placed in position 75° E, providing 48 Ku-band transponders covering South Asia, Southeast Asia, Russia, sub-Saharan Africa, and the Middle East and North Africa. June 15, 2016
MERIDIAN 2 MERIDIAN 2 is a military communications satellite. May 21, 2009
ASIASAT 3S 28 C-band, 16 Ku-band; broadcasting, internet services, multimedia, telecommunications March 21, 1999
MERIDIAN 4 MERIDIAN 4 is a Russian communications satellite deployed in a high-altitude orbit stretching nearly 25,000 miles (40,000 km) above Earth to link ships, aircraft and other military forces over the Arctic. May 4, 2011
FUNCUBE 1 (AO-73) FUNcube-1 is a complete educational single CubeSat project with the goal of enthusing and educating young people about radio, space, physics and electronics. November 21, 2013
HISPASAT 36W-1 HISPASAT 36W-1 is a Spanish-owned communications satellite built in Germany to test new commercial telecom technologies and provide video, voice and data relay services. January 28, 2017
TIANGONG 1 TIANGONG 1 is the first Chinese space laboratory module launched on a critical test flight to demonstrate the vital docking technology required for a future space station. September 29, 2011
BRAZILSAT B2 24 C-band; several X-band. March 28, 1995
LANDSAT 8 The Landsat Data Continuity Mission (LDCM), a collaboration between NASA and the U. February 11, 2013
MERIDIAN 3 MERIDIAN 3 is a Russian military communications satellite. November 2, 2010
WASEDA-SAT3 November 20, 1998
METEOR M2 METEOR M2 was designed to watch global weather, the ozone layer, the ocean surface temperature and ice conditions to facilitate shipping in polar regions and to monitor radiation environment in the near-Earth space. July 8, 2014
January 1, 1970 Decayed
SENTINEL 2A SENTINEL 2A, together with the other Sentinels, is gathering data for Europe's Copernicus programme, which will provide accurate, timely & easily accessible information for environmental management, understanding climate change and assisting in disaster response. June 23, 2015
BY70-1 BY70-1 is a 2U CubeSat project for school education and amateur radio. December 28, 2016 Decayed
JAS 2 (FO-29) JAS-2 was successfully launched on August 17, 1996, by H-II rocket No. August 17, 1996
MOLNIYA 3-47 August 9, 1995
NAVSTAR 58 (USA 190) GPS 2R-15 is an American navigational satellite in the GPS fleet that was launched by a Delta 2 rocket from Cape Canaveral at 18:50 UT on 25 September 2006. September 25, 2006
MOLNIYA 1-40 June 2, 1978
MOLNIYA 3-50 Can carry satellite broadcast television as well as military and manned voice communcations; highly elliptical orbit developed for northern latitudes beyond reach of geostationary satellites. July 8, 1999
COSMOS 2430 October 23, 2007
METEOR-M METEOR M1 is a a Russian weather satellite designed to monitor the Earth's climate. September 17, 2009
COSMOS 2514 (GLONASS) COSMOS 2514 (GLONASS) is a new member of Glonass family, beginning a seven-year operational life, joining the Glonass fleet's 27 existing satellites, of which 23 platforms are fully operational. February 7, 2016
GEOEYE 1 GeoEye-1 will simultaneously collect 0. September 6, 2008
EUTELSAT 117W B EUTELSAT 117 WEST B is a geostationary satellite operating along the equator at 116. June 15, 2016
COSMOS 2419 (GLONASS) December 25, 2005
COSMOS 2501 (GLONASS) COSMOS 2501 is the second craft in a series of upgraded Glonass K satellites designed to last longer, transmit more navigation signals, and launch on smaller rockets. November 30, 2014
COSMOS 862 October 22, 1976