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astronautix.com Chronology - 1960 - Quarter 3
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- 1960 July - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74.
- 1960 Jul 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
- 1960 Jul 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 J. FAILURE: Destroyed 90 m above pad.
- 1960 Jul 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 60D. FAILURE: Electrical Failure.
- 1960 Jul 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1960 Jul 4 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Jul 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V, Nova 4L, Orion, Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1960 Jul 5 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1960 Jul 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1019.
- 1960 Jul 7 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1960 Jul 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 July 14-15 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2, Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1960 Jul 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Fort Churchill . Launch Vehicle: Nike-Cajun.
- 1960 Jul 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 74D.
- 1960 Jul 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Iris.
- 1960 Jul 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 July 28-29 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Jul 28 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72 s/n L1-10. FAILURE: At ignition one of the combustion chambers in strapon Block B or G burned through. The strapon separated from the core at 17 seconds into the flight and the launch vehicle exploded at 28.5 seconds.
- 1960 Jul 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: Caleb. LV Configuration: Caleb (1 Stage).
- 1960 Jul 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 J. FAILURE: 130 km range.
- 1960 Jul 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas D Mercury s/n 50D. FAILURE: Structural failure of Atlas.
- 1960 Aug 3 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Sparrowbee.
- 1960 Aug 3 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Aug 3 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1960 Aug 3 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Aug 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 9.
- 1960 Aug 7 -
- 1960 Aug 8 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
- 1960 Aug 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 32D.
- 1960 Aug 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2023. FAILURE: Erroneously destroyed during boost by range personnel.
- 1960 Aug 10 - - 20:37 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 231 / Agena A s/n 1057.
- 1960 Aug 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 J.
- 1960 Aug 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 66D.
- 1960 Aug 12 - - 09:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 270 / Delta s/n 2.
- 1960 Aug 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 10.
- 1960 Aug 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 18 - - 19:58 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 262 AB004?. FAILURE: Exploded 2.5 minutes after launch.
- 1960 Aug 18 - - 19:57 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 237 / Agena A s/n 1056.
- 1960 Aug 19 - - 20:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72 s/n L1-12.
- 1960 Aug 19 -
- 1960 Aug 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 11.
- 1960 Aug 23 - Nation: China.
- 1960 Aug 24 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 24 - Nation: Austria.
- 1960 Aug 24 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Aug 30 - Nation: USSR.
- 1960 Aug 30 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 1 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1960 September - Nation: Russia.
- 1960 Sep 2 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1960 Sep 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 47D. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1960 Sep 12 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74.
- 1960 Sep 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2.
- 1960 Sep 13 - - 22:14 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 246 / Agena A s/n 1058.
- 1960 Sep 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 13 - - 22:14 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 246 / Agena A s/n 1058.
- 1960 Sep 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 76D.
- 1960 Sep 16 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1960 Sep 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 12.
- 1960 Sep 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 79D.
- 1960 Sep 20 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18. Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. LV Configuration: Blue Scout Junior.
- 1960 Sep 22 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
- 1960 Sep 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 13.
- 1960 Sep 25 - - 15:13 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Able. LV Configuration: Atlas D s/n 80D / Able-5. FAILURE: Second stage exploded.
- 1960 Sep 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1960 Sep 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 33D.
- 1960 Sep 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1960 Sep 30 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I, Saturn C-2.
- 1960 September 30 - October 3 - Nation: USA.
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