2002 in Spaceflight

2002 In Spaceflight

Soyuz TMA-1, the first Soyuz-TMA spacecraft, approaches the International Space Station in November
Orbital launches
First 16 January
Last 29 December
Total 66
Catalogued 63
National firsts
Satellite Algeria
Space traveller South Africa
Maiden flights Ariane 5ECA
Atlas IIIB
Atlas V 401
Delta IV-M+ (4,2)
H-IIA 2024
Retirements Ariane 4 42L
Ariane 4 42P
Atlas IIA
Manned flights
Orbital 7
Total travellers 40

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