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- 1998 Jul 1 - - 00:48 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
- 1998 Jul 3 - - 18:12 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Kagoshima . Launch Complex: M-V. Launch Vehicle: M-V. LV Configuration: M-V s/n 3.
- 1998 Jul 7 - Nation: Israel. Launch Site: Barents Sea . Launch Complex: Sub K407. Launch Vehicle: Shtil-1/1N. LV Configuration: .
- 1998 Jul 10 - - 06:30 GMT. Nation: Chile. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
- 1998 Jul 18 - - 09:20 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Complex: LC2. Launch Vehicle: CZ-3B. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 3B no. 5.
- 1998 Jul 22 -
- 1998 Jul 28 - - 09:15 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
- 1998 August - Nation: Iran. Launch Vehicle: Shahab 4.
- 1998 Aug 2 - - 16:24 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: DZWI. Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL. LV Configuration: Pegasus XL/HAPS s/n F22.
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- 1998 Aug 5 -
- 1998 Aug 12 - - 11:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC41. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. LV Configuration: Titan 401A s/n 4A-20 / Centaur s/n K-17. FAILURE: Due to guidance system loss of heading after power interrupt, booster pitched over 40 seconds after launch, and was destroyed by range safety.
- 1998 Aug 13 - - 09:43 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
- 1998 Aug 17 -
- 1998 Aug 19 - - 23:01 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Vehicle: CZ-2C/SD. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2C-III/SD no. 19.
- 1998 Aug 20 -
- 1998 Aug 25 - - 23:07 GMT. Nation: Singapore. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44P. LV Configuration: Ariane 44P s/n V109.
- 1998 Aug 27 - - 01:17 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3. LV Configuration: Delta 3 s/n D3-1. FAILURE: Due to guidance system induced oscillation all solid motor gimbal hydraulic fluid exhausted after only 71 seconds of flight. Range safety detroyed booster 75 seconds into flight at 16 km altitude.
- 1998 Aug 30 - - 00:31 GMT. Nation: Luxembourg. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / DM3. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 383-01 / DM3.
- 1998 Aug 31 - - 03:07 GMT. Nation: Korea North. Launch Site: Musudan . Launch Vehicle: Taepodong 1. FAILURE: Third stage failure.
- 1998 Aug 31 -
- 1998 Sep 8 - - 21:13 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7920-10C s/n 259.
- 1998 Sep 9 - - 20:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45L. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2. FAILURE: Computer error caused a very premature engine shutdown during second stage burn.
- 1998 Sep 15 - Nation: Russia.
- 1998 Sep 16 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 3.
- 1998 Sep 16 - - 06:31 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP. LV Configuration: Ariane 44LP s/n V110.
- 1998 Sep 23 - - 05:06 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: DZWI. Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL. LV Configuration: Pegasus XL/HAPS s/n F23.
- 1998 Sep 27 -
- 1998 Sep 28 - - 23:41 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
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