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astronautix.com Chronology - 1959 - Quarter 1
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- 1959 Jan 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1959 January - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 1 -
- 1959 January - Nation: USA.
- 1959 January - Nation: USA.
- 1959 During the Year - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 January-February - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor 128/Able II.
- 1959 During the Year - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1959 Jan 2 - - 16:41 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n B1-6.
- 1959 Jan 2 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 3 - Nation: Italy. Launch Vehicle: Alfa.
- 1959 Jan 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
- 1959 Jan 5 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Jan 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 6 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Jan 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1959 Jan 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas B. LV Configuration: Atlas 13B. FAILURE: Propulsion Failure.
- 1959 Jan 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury, Jupiter.
- 1959 Jan 16 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Jan 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V, Nova 4L.
- 1959 Jan 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1010. FAILURE: Human error in connecting separation system.
- 1959 Jan 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-21.
- 1959 Jan 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 160 / Agena A. FAILURE: Launch vehicle failure.
- 1959 Jan 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor-DM18 / Able-2.
- 1959 Jan 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 26 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Jan 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas C. LV Configuration: Atlas 4C. FAILURE: Ground Guidance Failure.
- 1959 Jan 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Vega, Atlas Centaur LV-3C, Saturn I, Nova 4L.
- 1959 Jan 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Jan 30 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 February 1-14 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 February - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5M.
- 1959 Feb 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor 131/Able II.
- 1959 Feb 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Feb 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas B. LV Configuration: Atlas 11B.
- 1959 Feb 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 6 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 A-3.
- 1959 Feb 7 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 10 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Vega, Atlas Centaur LV-3C, Saturn I, Nova 4L.
- 1959 Feb 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-101l. FAILURE: Improper setting of thrust controller and malfunction of tilt program at 17 sec.
- 1959 Feb 17 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 17 - - 15:55 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18A. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard. LV Configuration: Vanguard s/n SLV-4.
- 1959 Feb 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 20 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas C. LV Configuration: Atlas 5C. FAILURE: Propellant Feed Failure.
- 1959 Feb 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 2-05.
- 1959 Feb 20 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-11FM.
- 1959 Feb 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: RT-1.
- 1959 Feb 23 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Feb 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-22.
- 1959 Feb 28 - - 21:49 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 163 / Agena A s/n 1022.
- 1959 Feb 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor-DM18 / Able-2.
- 1959 Mar 1 - Nation: Russia.
- 1959 March - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 1 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Mar 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Scout A.
- 1959 Mar 3 - - 05:10 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-14.
- 1959 Mar 4 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-12.
- 1959 Mar 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1959 Mar 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Colomb Bechar . Launch Vehicle: Veronique.
- 1959 Mar 8 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 10 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 12 - Nation: UK. Launch Site: Woomera . Launch Vehicle: Black Knight.
- 1959 Mar 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 14 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74.
- 1959 Mar 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1016.
- 1959 Mar 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 March 17-18 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 17 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1959 Mar 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Mar 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas C. LV Configuration: Atlas 7C. FAILURE: Propulsion or Electrical Failure.
- 1959 Mar 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: X-17.
- 1959 Mar 20 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor-DM18 / Able-2.
- 1959 Mar 23 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Mar 25 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1959 Mar 26 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Mar 29 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 3-04.
- 1959 Mar 30 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter.
- 1959 Mar 31 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1959 Mar 31 -
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