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astronautix.com Chronology - 1960 - Quarter 2
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- 1960 April-May - Nation: USA.
- 1960 April - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Apr 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 1 - - 11:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 148 / Able 2.
- 1960 Apr 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Apr 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 48D. FAILURE: Propulsion Failure.
- 1960 Apr 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1. FAILURE: Second stage failure.
- 1960 April 9-16 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 13 - - 12:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 257 AB002?.
- 1960 Apr 13 - - 12:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 257 AB002?.
- 1960 Apr 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 4.
- 1960 Apr 15 - - 20:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 234 / Agena A s/n 1055.
- 1960 Apr 15 - Nation: Russia.
- 1960 Apr 15 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n L1-9. FAILURE: The third stage RO-5 engine either did not reach full thrust or shut down early.
- 1960 Apr 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2021.
- 1960 Apr 15 - - 20:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 234 / Agena A s/n 1055.
- 1960 Apr 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout X. FAILURE: Vehicle broke up after first-stage burnout.
- 1960 Apr 19 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n L1-9A. FAILURE: Strap-on B reached only 75 percent of thrust at ignition. Four tenths of a second after liftoff it broke away from the core and the rocket exploded.
- 1960 Apr 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 5.
- 1960 April 20-22 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
- 1960 Apr 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 25D.
- 1960 Apr 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi.
- 1960 Apr 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Apr 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 29 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Apr 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Apr 29 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 April - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 1 -
- 1960 May - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 2 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 3 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 23D. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1960 May 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A.
- 1960 May 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 6.
- 1960 May 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1960 May 9 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 May 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 10 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78.
- 1960 May 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 7.
- 1960 May 13 - - 09:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 144 / Delta s/n 1. FAILURE: Second stage attitude control failure.
- 1960 May 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
- 1960 May 15 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72 s/n L1-11.
- 1960 May 16 -
- 1960 May 16-17 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 8.
- 1960 May 20 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 56D.
- 1960 May 24 - - 17:37 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena A. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 45D / Agena A s/n 1007.
- 1960 May 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 May 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 May 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 May 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 9.
- 1960 May 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
- 1960 May 30 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 May 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1960 May 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn C-5, Saturn V.
- 1960 Jun 4 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78.
- 1960 Jun 4 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1960 Jun 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Jun 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2022.
- 1960 Jun 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 54D.
- 1960 Jun 14 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-12, R-14, R-16, R-9.
- 1960 Jun 15 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1960 Jun 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Jun 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D.
- 1960 Jun 19 - Nation: Germany.
- 1960 Summer - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1960 Jun 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jun 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 62D. FAILURE: Electrical Failure.
- 1960 Jun 22 - - 05:54 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 281 AB003?.
- 1960 Jun 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 233.
- 1960 Jun 22 - - 05:54 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 281 AB003?.
- 1960 Jun 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: UR-200.
- 1960 Jun 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1960 Jun 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1960 Jun 24 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1960 Jun 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 27D.
- 1960 Jun 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jun 29 - - 22:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 160 / Agena A s/n 1053. FAILURE: Agena-A attitude control failure.
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