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astronautix.com Chronology - 1957 - Quarter 4
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- 1957 Oct 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard.
- 1957 Oct 2 - - 19:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-39.
- 1957 Oct 3 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 107. FAILURE: Fell back on pad, followed by explosion.
- 1957 Oct 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Oct 4 - - 19:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: Sputnik 8K71PS s/n M1-1PS.
- 1957 Oct 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C.
- 1957 Oct 8 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Oct 9 - Nation: Russia.
- 1957 Oct 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard.
- 1957 Oct 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor.
- 1957 Oct 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Oct 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Oct 15 - Nation: China.
- 1957 Oct 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 108. FAILURE: Turbopump gearbox failure.
- 1957 October 15-21 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Oct 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
- 1957 Oct 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-3.
- 1957 Oct 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard.
- 1957 Oct 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 109.
- 1957 Oct 30 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 2/3.
- 1957 Oct 30 - Nation: Russia.
- 1957 Oct 30 - - 04:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-41. FAILURE: Loss of inter-compartment pressure at 68 sec. Ground cut-off command given.
- 1957 Oct 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Snark.
- 1957 November - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Buran.
- 1957 November - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 3 - - 02:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: Sputnik 8K71PS s/n M1-2PS.
- 1957 Nov 6 - Nation: USSR.
- 1957 Nov 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
- 1957 Nov 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C.
- 1957 November 12-13 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 14 - Nation: UN.
- 1957 Nov 17 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 November 21-22 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 22 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Nov 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-5M, R-7A 8K74.
- 1957 Nov 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-3A.
- 1957 Nov 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor.
- 1957 Nov 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 December - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan-Vanguard.
- 1957 Dec 4 -
- 1957 Dec 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 6 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1957 Dec 6 - - 16:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18A. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard. LV Configuration: Vanguard s/n TV-3. FAILURE: Vehicle lost thrust and exploded after 2 seconds.
- 1957 Dec 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 10 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 10 - - 00:36 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-42.
- 1957 Dec 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1957 Dec 14 - Nation: USSR.
- 1957 Dec 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas A. LV Configuration: Atlas 12A.
- 1957 Dec 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-4.
- 1957 Dec 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1957 Dec 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 113.
- 1957 Dec 30 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
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