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astronautix.com Chronology - 1956 - Quarter 4
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- 1956 Oct 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Snark.
- 1956 Oct 3 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 8 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 17 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 18 - - 09:05 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-14.
- 1956 October - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Oct 19 -
- 1956 Oct 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: AJ 10-34.
- 1956 Oct 23 -
- 1956 Oct 29 -
- 1956 Oct 30 - - 02:04 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS-25. FAILURE: Malfunction of yaw gyro at approximately 10 sec. Ground cut-off command given.
- 1956 Nov 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: AJ 10-34.
- 1956 Nov 1 -
- 1956 Nov 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Juno II.
- 1956 Nov 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1956 Nov 4 -
- 1956 Nov 5 -
- 1956 Nov 6 -
- 1956 November - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Nov 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-la.
- 1956 Nov 13 - - 02:05 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS-28. FAILURE: Human error in propellant loading plus programmed fuel depletion cut-off.
- 1956 Nov 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Nov 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
- 1956 Nov 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Nov 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas D.
- 1956 Nov 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
- 1956 Nov 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Nov 20 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
- 1956 Nov 20 - Nation: Russia.
- 1956 Nov 20 - Nation: USA.
- 1956 Nov 24 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5M.
- 1956 Nov 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Juno II.
- 1956 Nov 29 - - 13:23 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-15.
- 1956 Dec 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Viking.
- 1956 Dec 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Wasp.
- 1956 Dec 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
- 1956 Dec 17 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
- 1956 Dec 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Polaris.
- 1956 Dec 18 - Nation: Germany.
- 1956 Dec 18 - - 02:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS-22. FAILURE: First experimental flight with Hydyne. Specific impulse exceeded predicted values. Re-entry system intentionally unstable to test Jupiter alpha control.
- 1956 Dec 30 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5M.
- 1956 Dec 31 - Nation: USA.
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