Future Spacecraft

Near Future Spacecraft

Wideband Gapfiller Satellite: Launched by Atlas V in March 2006.

Deep Impact Jan. 2005 NASA Cost: $248 million

Cryosat - September 2005

Monitor E - Russian environmental Earth research satellite. Launch by Eurockot in June 2005.

Data Relay Test Satellite (DRTS) Summer 2000 NASDA

Earth Observing One (EO-1) October 2000 NASA

Quick Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (QuikTOMS) November 2000 NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 2A 2B August 2000 NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 3A STS-92 Sept. 2000 NASA

The Vegetation Canopy Lidar Mission (VCL) September 2000 NASA, U Maryland

STENTOR September 2000 NASA, DGA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 2R November 2000 NASA, RSA

Microwave Anisotropy Probe (MAP) Nov. 2000 NASA, Princeton

Jason-1 Nov. 2000 NASA, CNES

International Space Station Assembly Flight 4A, STS-97 November 2000 NASA

Bird December 2000 DLR

High Energy Transient Explorer Two (HETE-2) July 2000 NASA, MIT Cost: $9 million

Aqua December 2000 NASA, NASDA

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite August 2001 NASA, NOAA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 5A, ST Jan. 2001 NASA

Genesis Jan. 2001 NASA Cost: $90 million

High Energy Solar Spectroscopic Imager (HESSI) Jan. 2001 NASA Cost: $40 million

Triana-Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer (Triana-TOMS) Jan. 2001 NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 4R Feb. 2001 NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 5A.1 Feb. 2001 ASI, NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 6A, ST April 2001 ASI, NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 7A, ST May 2001 ASI, NASA

International Space Station Assembly Flight 7A.1 June 2001 NASA, ASI

Inner Magnetosphere Explorer (IMEX) June 2001 NASA Cost: $15 million

Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE) June 2001 DLR, GFZ Cost: $70 million

Hubble Servicing Mission 3B June 2001 NASA

Cooperative Astrophysics and Technology Satellite (CATSAT) July 2001 UNH Cost: $5 million

International Space Station Assembly Flight UF-1, Aug. 2001 NASA

Gravity Probe-B Sept. 2001 NASA, Lockheed Martin, Stanford

Galaxy Evolution Explorer (GALEX) Sept. 2001 Caltech, LAS, Johns Hopkins, AUSD

International Gamma-Ray Astrophysics Laboratory (INTEGRAL) Sept. 2001 ESA

Optical Inter-orbit Communications Engineering Test Satellite Winter 2001 ESA, NASDA

Deep Space 1 (DS1) Oct. 1998 NASA, SAI Cost: $94.8 million

Space Infrared Telescope Facility (SIRTF) Dec. 2001 NASA, Caltech Cost: $450 million

Ice Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESAT) July 2001 NASA

Advanced Earth Observing Satellite II (ADEOS-II) November 2001 NASDA

Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) June 2002 NASA, CU

Mu Space Engineering Spacecraft (MUSES-CN) Aug. 2002 NASA, ISAS

Small Mission for Advanced Research in Technology Late 2002 ESA

Earth Observing Satellite-Chemistry (EOS-Chem) 2002 NASA

Engineering Test Satellite-VIII (ETS-VIII) 02 NASDA, CRL, ESA, NRL

Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) 2002 NASDA

RadioAstron 2002 NASA, ASC, IRA, ESA, CSIRO

Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers 2002 NASA Cost: $20 million (for both TWINS satellites)

Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (CHIPS) April 2002 NASA, UC Berkeley Cost: $15 million

Data Relay Test Satellite (DRTS) Summer 02 NASDA

Comet Nucleus Tour (CONTOUR) July 2002 NASA, Cornell University

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Oct. 2002 NOAA, NASA

Earth Observing 3 (EO3) Dec. 2002 NASA Cost: $105 million

Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment (SORCE) June 2002 NASA, CU

Mu Space Engineering Spacecraft (MUSES-CN) Aug. 2002 NASA, ISAS

Small Mission for Advanced Research in Technology Late 2002 ESA

Earth Observing Satellite-Chemistry (EOS-Chem) 2002 NASA

Engineering Test Satellite-VIII (ETS-VIII) 02 NASDA, CRL, ESA, NRL

Advanced Land Observing Satellite (ALOS) 2002 NASDA

RadioAstron 2002 NASA, ASC, IRA, ESA, CSIRO

Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers 2002 NASA Cost: $20 million (for both TWINS satellites)

Cosmic Hot Interstellar Plasma Spectrometer (CHIPS) April 2002 NASA, UC Berkeley Cost: $15 million

Data Relay Test Satellite (DRTS) Summer 02 NASDA

Comet Nucleus Tour (CONTOUR) July 2002 NASA, Cornell University

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite Oct. 2002 NOAA, NASA

Earth Observing 3 (EO3) Dec. 2002 NASA Cost: $105 million

CloudSat March 2003 CSA, NASA, CU

PICASSO-CENA March 2003 NASA

Geostationary Imaging Fourier Transform Spectrometer (GIFTS) 2003 NASA Cost: $105 million

Swift Gamma Ray Burst Explorer 2003 NASA Cost: $163 million

Selenological and Engineering Explorer (SELENE) 2003 ISAS

Jason-2 May 2003 NASA

Mars Surveyor 2003 May 2003 NASA

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer 2 (AMS2) May 2003 NASA

Mars Express 2003 ESA

Rosetta Jan. 2003 ESA

Space Technology 5 (ST5) June 2003 NASA Cost: $28 million

Hubble Servicing Mission 4 (HSM4) July 2003 NASA

Europa Orbiter Nov. 2003 NASA

Nozomi (formerly Planet-B) July 1998 ISAS

Full-sky Astrometric Mapping Explorer (FAME) 04 USNO

Two Wide-angle Imaging Neutral-atom Spectrometers 2004 NASA Cost: $20 million (total for this and 02 mission)

Stardust Feb. 1999 NASA Cost: $150 million

Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry and Ranging Mission (MESSENGER) March 2004 NASA, Johns Hopkins, CU, UMICH

Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GEOS-O) April 2004 NASA, NOAA

Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) June 2004 NASA, Johns Hopkins Cost: $149 million

Cassini Oct. 1997 NASA, ESA, ASI Cost: $1.42 billion

Solar-B Aug. 2004 ISAS

Satellite Test of the Equivalence Principle (STEP) Aug. 2004 NASA, ESA

Pluto-Kuiper Express December 2004 NASA

Space Technology 3 (ST3) March 2005 NASA Cost: $140 million

Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) Sept.2005 NASA Cost: $200 million

Reference:

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