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astronautix.com Chronology - 1987 - Quarter 1
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- 1987 January - Nation: USA.
- 1987 January - Nation: USA.
- 1987 Jan 5 - - 01:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1987 Jan 9 - - 12:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Jan 14 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1987 Jan 15 - - 11:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Jan 16 - - 21:06 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n B15000-011.
- 1987 Jan 21 - - 09:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47172-361.
- 1987 Jan 22 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC107. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65048-415.
- 1987 Jan 22 - - 16:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
- 1987 Jan 29 - - 06:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65096-172.
- 1987 Jan 30 - - 09:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 341-01 / 11S861 s/n 17L. FAILURE: Block DM-2 ignition failure, remained in LEO.
- 1987 February - Nation: USA.
- 1987 Feb 2 - - 23:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
- 1987 Feb 5 - - 06:43 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Kagoshima . Launch Complex: M. Launch Vehicle: Mu-3S. LV Configuration: Mu-3S-II s/n M-3S2-3.
- 1987 Feb 5 - - 21:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2.
- 1987 Feb 7 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Feb 11 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B.
- 1987 Feb 12 - - 06:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34B. LV Configuration: Titan 34B s/n 34B-51 (3B-66) / Ascent Agena D.
- 1987 Feb 14 - - 08:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
- 1987 Feb 16 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
- 1987 Feb 18 - - 13:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65072-354.
- 1987 Feb 19 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Feb 19 - - 01:23 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: N-2. LV Configuration: N-2(2) s/n N-16(F).
- 1987 Feb 20 - - 04:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1987 Feb 25 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
- 1987 Feb 26 - - 13:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Feb 26 - - 23:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3914. LV Configuration: Delta 3914 / Delta s/n 179.
- 1987 March - Nation: USA.
- 1987 March - Nation: USA.
- 1987 Mar 3 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1987 Mar 3 - - 11:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n I15000-016.
- 1987 Mar 11 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1987 Mar 13 - - 13:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
- 1987 Mar 18 - - 08:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
- 1987 Mar 19 - - 03:54 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 323-01 / 11S86 s/n 63L.
- 1987 Mar 20 - - 21:50 GMT. Nation: Indonesia. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3925. LV Configuration: Delta 3920/PAM / Delta s/n 182.
- 1987 Mar 24 - Nation: India. Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: ASLV. LV Configuration: ASLV s/n ASLV-D1. FAILURE: Second stage failed to ignite.
- 1987 Mar 26 - - 21:22 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas G. LV Configuration: Atlas G s/n AC-67 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5048G. FAILURE: Lightning strike zapped guidance at T+51 seconds. Fault was directly attributed to a random memory upset that forced rocket to veer off course. Destroyed by range safety.
- 1987 Mar 29 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
- 1987 Mar 30 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
- 1987 Mar 31 - - 00:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton-K s/n 336-02.
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