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astronautix.com Chronology - 1980 - Quarter 1
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- 1980 January - Nation: China.
- 1980 January - Nation: China. Launch Vehicle: CZ-2 Spaceplane Launcher.
- 1980 - Nation: Iraq. Launch Vehicle: Babylon Gun.
- 1980 Jan 9 - - 12:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1980 Jan 11 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
- 1980 Jan 14 - - 19:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65067-248.
- 1980 Jan 18 - - 01:26 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3D. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-49 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5029.
- 1980 Jan 23 - - 07:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32/1. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1980 Jan 24 - - 15:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1980 Jan 25 - - 22:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47164-249.
- 1980 Jan 29 -
- 1980 Jan 30 - - 12:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
- 1980 Feb 7 - - 11:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1980 Feb 7 - - 21:10 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3D. LV Configuration: Titan 3D s/n 23D-19.
- 1980 Feb 9 - - 23:08 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3E. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 35F / SGS-1.
- 1980 Feb 12 - - 23:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53772-402.
- 1980 Feb 12 - - 00:53 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. FAILURE: Fourth stage failure.
- 1980 Feb 14 - - 15:57 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3914. LV Configuration: Delta 3910 s/n 635 / Delta s/n 151.
- 1980 Feb 15 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Wuzhai .
- 1980 Feb 17 - - 09:40 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Kagoshima . Launch Complex: M. Launch Vehicle: Mu-3S. LV Configuration: Mu-3S s/n M-3S-1.
- 1980 Feb 20 - - 08:05 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 297-01 / 11S86 s/n 16L.
- 1980 Feb 21 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1980 Feb 22 - - 08:35 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: N. LV Configuration: N-1 s/n N-6(F).
- 1980 Mar 3 - - 09:27 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3W. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 67F / Star-37E.
- 1980 Mar 4 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1980 Mar 14 - - 10:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
- 1980 Mar 18 - - 21:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65098-314.
- 1980 Mar 18 - - 16:01 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M. FAILURE: Booster exploded on pad during servicing. Severe pad damage, 48 people killed. Cause found to be change in solder with tin to that with lead in H2O2 filters, causing decomposition and explosion.
- 1980 Mar 27 - - 07:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65098-311.
- 1980 Mar 27 - - 18:53 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n Zh15000-200.
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