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astronautix.com Chronology - 1959 - Quarter 4
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- 1959 Oct 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 October - Nation: USA.
- 1959 October - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Oct 2 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 2/4.
- 1959 Oct 4 - - 02:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n I1-8.
- 1959 Oct 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Oct 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Oct 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 18D.
- 1959 Oct 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 239.
- 1959 Oct 8 - Nation: Peru.
- 1959 Oct 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 22D.
- 1959 Oct 13 - - 15:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-19A.
- 1959 Oct 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Oct 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 2.
- 1959 Oct 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-31.
- 1959 Oct 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Oct 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Oct 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 26D.
- 1959 Oct 31 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71.
- 1959 November - Nation: USA.
- 1959 November - Nation: USA.
- 1959 November - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 2 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1959 Nov 2 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Nov 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 28D.
- 1959 Nov 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-33.
- 1959 Nov 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 3.
- 1959 Nov 7 - - 20:28 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 206 / Agena A s/n 1051.
- 1959 Nov 8 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1.
- 1959 Nov 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Nov 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 181.
- 1959 Nov 15 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Nov 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Nov 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-25.
- 1959 Nov 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Nike-Asp.
- 1959 Nov 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Nike-Asp.
- 1959 Nov 20 - - 19:25 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 212 / Agena A s/n 1050.
- 1959 Nov 21 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1959 Nov 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 15D.
- 1959 Nov 26 - - 07:26 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Able. LV Configuration: Atlas D s/n 20D / Able-5. FAILURE: Payload shroud failed after 45 sec, broke away prematurely.
- 1959 Nov 27 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
- 1959 Nov 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1959 Nov 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Dec 1 - Nation: UN.
- 1959 December - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74.
- 1959 December - Nation: USA.
- 1959 December - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Dec 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 265.
- 1959 December - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-5M, R-7A 8K74, R-16.
- 1959 Dec 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1959 Dec 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Dec 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 December 8-9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2.
- 1959 Dec 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 31D.
- 1959 December 8-9 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 December 8-9 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Dec 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2, Nova 4L.
- 1959 Dec 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-32.
- 1959 Dec 10 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Dec 10 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Dec 12 - Nation: UN.
- 1959 Dec 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Dec 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 C-2. FAILURE: Exploded just above pad.
- 1959 Dec 14 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 185. FAILURE: Control failure.
- 1959 Dec 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1959 Dec 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-26.
- 1959 Dec 17 - Nation: USSR.
- 1959 Dec 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 40D.
- 1959 Dec 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1959 Dec 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Javelin.
- 1959 Dec 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1959 Dec 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1959 Dec 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Dec 31 - Nation: USA.
- 1959 Dec 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1959 Dec 31 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
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