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astronautix.com Chronology - 1960 - Quarter 1
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- 1960 During the Year - Nation: UK.
- 1960 During the Year - Nation: USA.
- 1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3BAS2.
- 1960 During the Year - Nation: USA.
- 1960 January - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Jan 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 43D.
- 1960 Jan 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jan 11 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Jan 14 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1960 Jan 15 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78.
- 1960 Jan 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71.
- 1960 Jan 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71.
- 1960 Jan 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jan 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 215.
- 1960 Jan 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 2.
- 1960 Jan 24 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1960 Jan 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-28.
- 1960 Jan 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 44D.
- 1960 Jan 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2011.
- 1960 Jan 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 B-7A.
- 1960 Jan 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 January - Nation: USA.
- 1960 January - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jan 31 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1960 Jan 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury, Atlas D.
- 1960 Feb 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2.
- 1960 February - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Feb 3 - Nation: Russia.
- 1960 Feb 4 - - 18:51 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 218 / Agena A s/n 1052. FAILURE: Failed to achieve orbit.Thor cut off too early.
- 1960 Feb 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-30.
- 1960 Feb 4 - - 18:51 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 218 / Agena A s/n 1052. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1960 Feb 5 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Burya.
- 1960 Feb 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 February 10-11 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Feb 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 49D.
- 1960 Feb 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Feb 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 4.
- 1960 Feb 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1960 Feb 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Feb 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Able. LV Configuration: Atlas D / Able-5. FAILURE: Vehicle exploded in static firing.
- 1960 Feb 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 5.
- 1960 Feb 19 - - 20:15 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 223 / Agena A s/n 1054. FAILURE: Destroyed just after launch due to erratic attitude.Thor guidance error.
- 1960 Feb 20 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 10-02.
- 1960 Feb 22 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
- 1960 Feb 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
- 1960 Feb 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC30. Launch Vehicle: Pershing.
- 1960 Feb 26 - - 17:25 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena A. LV Configuration: Atlas LV-3 s/n 29D / Agena A s/n 1008. FAILURE: Second stage failed to separate.
- 1960 Feb 27 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1960 Feb 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Mar 1 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 March - Nation: USA.
- 1960 March - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 272.
- 1960 March 3-5 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 3 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Mar 6 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 10-04.
- 1960 Mar 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 42D.
- 1960 Mar 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 51D. FAILURE: Propulsion Failure.
- 1960 Mar 11 - - 13:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 219 / Able 4.
- 1960 Mar 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3?. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2014.
- 1960 Mar 15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Mar 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard.
- 1960 Mar 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 6.
- 1960 Mar 18 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1960 Mar 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 20 - Nation: Russia.
- 1960 Spring - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2020. FAILURE: Control system malfunction during re-entry at 373 sec.
- 1960 Mar 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1.
- 1960 Mar 23 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 10-03.
- 1960 Mar 23 - - 13:35 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC26B. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Juno II s/n AM-19C. FAILURE: Upper stage failed to ignite. Third stage failed to ignite due to loss of radio contact.
- 1960 Mar 24 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1960 Mar 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
- 1960 Mar 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 3.
- 1960 Mar 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Mar 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1960 Mar 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 7.
- 1960 Mar 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 8.
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