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astronautix.com Chronology - 1961 - Quarter 2
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- 1961 Apr 3 - Nation: USSR.
- 1961 Apr 4 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: RT-1, RT-2.
- 1961 Apr 4 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 5 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-16.
- 1961 Apr 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Apr 8 - - 19:21 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 307 / Agena B s/n 1106.
- 1961 Apr 9 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-9.
- 1961 Apr 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18. Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 2.
- 1961 Apr 12 - - 06:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72K. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72K s/n E103-16.
- 1961 Apr 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 14 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Apr 17 -
- 1961 Apr 20 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 21 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 15.
- 1961 Apr 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Trailblazer.
- 1961 Apr 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-209.
- 1961 Apr 24 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-14.
- 1961 Apr 25 - Nation: Belgium.
- 1961 Apr 25 - - 16:15 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas D Mercury s/n 100D. FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety.
- 1961 Apr 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Apr 27 - - 14:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC26B. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-19E.
- 1961 Apr 27 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
- 1961 Apr 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Apr 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
- 1961 Apr 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 April - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 May 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 May 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 May 3 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Titan 1.
- 1961 May 3 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1961 May 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 5 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 5 - - 14:34 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS/CC/MR-7.
- 1961 May 7 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
- 1961 May 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
- 1961 May 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 May 8 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Arcas-Robin.
- 1961 May 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 May 9 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18. Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout 1.
- 1961 May 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 12E.
- 1961 May 13 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1961 May 15 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2042.
- 1961 May 18-31 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral .
- 1961 May 22 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 95D.
- 1961 May 24 - - 07:48 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC26B. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Juno II s/n AM-19G. FAILURE: Second Stage failed to ignite.
- 1961 May 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Nova 4S, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1961 May 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 16.
- 1961 May 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 18E.
- 1961 May 26-27 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 26 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 26 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May 29 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena B.
- 1961 May - Nation: USA.
- 1961 May - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Jun 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jun 1 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
- 1961 Jun 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jun 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC34. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jun 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 27E. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Jun 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Little Joe II.
- 1961 Jun 8 - - 21:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 302 / Agena B s/n 1108. FAILURE: Electrical failure occurred in launch sequence guidance system. Agena-B failed to ignite.
- 1961 Jun 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Rocket belt.
- 1961 Jun 8 - - 21:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 302 / Agena B s/n 1108. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Jun 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2, Saturn C-3.
- 1961 Jun 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Nova A.
- 1961 Jun 13 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 June 13-25 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jun 15 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1961 Jun 16 - - 23:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 303 / Agena B s/n 1107.
- 1961 Jun 16 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jun 16 - - 23:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 303 / Agena B s/n 1107.
- 1961 Jun 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: X-15A.
- 1961 Jun 20 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 276.
- 1961 Jun 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 17E. FAILURE: Flight Control Failure.
- 1961 Jun 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2, Saturn C-3, Nova 4S.
- 1961 Jun 23 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jun 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jun 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-2, Saturn C-3, Nova 8L, Nova 5S.
- 1961 Jun 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 17.
- 1961 Jun 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2043. FAILURE: Air vane actuator malfunction at 262 sec.
- 1961 Jun 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jun 29 - - 04:22 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 315 AB008.
- 1961 Summer - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jun 30 - - 17:09 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-5. FAILURE: Third stage did not ignite, and the vehicle was destroyed.
- 1961 June - Nation: USA.
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