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astronautix.com Chronology - 1961 - Quarter 3
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- 1961 Jul 1 - Nation: India.
- 1961 July - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
- 1961 July - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3.
- 1961 Jul 3 - Nation: USSR.
- 1961 Jul 4 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1961 Jul 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1005.
- 1961 Jul 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 22E.
- 1961 Jul 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur.
- 1961 Jul 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Jul 8 - - 23:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 308 / Agena B s/n 1109.
- 1961 Jul 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Jul 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 12 - - 15:11 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC1-2. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 97D / Agena B s/n 1201.
- 1961 Jul 12 - - 10:26 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 286 / Delta s/n 5.
- 1961 Jul 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 Jul 13 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Nike-Cajun.
- 1961 Jul 18 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 July 18-19 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 19 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 Jul 20 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Jul 21 - - 22:35 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 322 / Agena B s/n 1110. FAILURE: Control lost after 60 sec. Destroyed by range safety officer because of abnormal pitch.
- 1961 Jul 21 - - 12:20 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury. LV Configuration: Redstone RS/CC/MR-8.
- 1961 Jul 21 - - 22:35 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 322 / Agena B s/n 1110. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Jul 22 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I, Saturn C-2.
- 1961 Jul 24 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 July 27-28 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 27 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Jul 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Jul 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 21E.
- 1961 July - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3, Nova 8L.
- 1961 Jul 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3, Saturn V, Nova 8L.
- 1961 Jul 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral .
- 1961 Aug 1 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3C.
- 1961 Aug 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 August - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1009. FAILURE: Human error in laying launch azimuth. Drop in inter-compartment pressure suspected.
- 1961 August - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: UR-200.
- 1961 Aug 2 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Aug 4 - - 00:01 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 309 / Agena B s/n 1111. FAILURE: Second stage control system malfunction; Satellite guidance system failed; Agena-B produced insufficient thrust. Failed to reach orbit.
- 1961 Aug 4 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-218.
- 1961 Aug 4 - - 00:01 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 309 / Agena B s/n 1111. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Aug 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Aug 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C.
- 1961 August 5 to October 12 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 6 - - 05:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72K. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72K s/n E103-17.
- 1961 Aug 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas 2F.
- 1961 Aug 9 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 10 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 22.
- 1961 Aug 11 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 13 -
- 1961 August 14-15 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 14 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
- 1961 Aug 15 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82.
- 1961 Aug 16 - - 03:21 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 312 / Delta s/n 6.
- 1961 Aug 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Aug 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18. Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. LV Configuration: Blue Scout Junior.
- 1961 Aug 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 Aug 22 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 101D.
- 1961 Aug 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Aug 23 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 111D / Agena B s/n 6001. FAILURE: Agena B second stage failure.
- 1961 Aug 24 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Saturn V, Nova 8L.
- 1961 Aug 25 - - 18:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-6.
- 1961 Aug 25 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 27 - Nation: USSR.
- 1961 Aug 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I RIFT, Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
- 1961 Aug 29 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 30 - - 20:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 323 / Agena B s/n 1112.
- 1961 Aug 30 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
- 1961 Aug 30 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A. FAILURE: Failure.
- 1961 Aug 30 - - 20:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 323 / Agena B s/n 1112.
- 1961 Aug 31 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3.
- 1961 August - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Aug 31 - Nation: USSR.
- 1961 August - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3, Saturn C-4.
- 1961 Sep 1 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 September - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: 8K79, MR.
- 1961 Late summer - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 1 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-16.
- 1961 September - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-1006·.
- 1961 Sep 2 - Nation: Japan.
- 1961 September 5, 9 and 14 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 5 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 6 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 165.
- 1961 Sep 7 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn C-3, Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 8 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 26E. FAILURE: Propulsion.
- 1961 Sep 9 - - 19:28 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC1-1. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas LV-3 s/n 106D / Agena B s/n 2120. FAILURE: Exploded on launch pad.
- 1961 Sep 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 12 - - 19:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 310 / Agena B s/n 1113.
- 1961 Sep 12 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 18.
- 1961 Sep 13 - - 14:04 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas D Mercury s/n 88D.
- 1961 Sep 17 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 17 - - 21:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 324 / Agena B s/n 1114.
- 1961 Sep 17 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 17 - - 21:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 324 / Agena B s/n 1114.
- 1961 Sep 18 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Woomera . Launch Vehicle: Skylark.
- 1961 Sep 19 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 21 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 21 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7A 8K74. LV Configuration: 8K74.
- 1961 Sep 22 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 23 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 23 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
- 1961 Sep 24 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 25 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 26 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
- 1961 Sep 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3C.
- 1961 Sep 28 - Nation: USA.
- 1961 Sep 28 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 19.
- 1961 Sep 29 - Nation: USA.
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