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1948 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 25.
1953 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5.
1958 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1963 - - 08:24 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78L s/n G103-11.
1964 - - 02:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n T15000-23.
1968 - Nation: USA.
1969 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 233-01 / 11S824 . FAILURE: First stage - 1 x RD-253 fire beginning at T+ 0.02 sec, rocket crashed near pad.
1970 - Nation: USA.
1971 - - 08:24 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1975 - - 11:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1976 - Nation: USA.
1982 -
1982 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1983 - - 02:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1988 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1989 - - 02:28 GMT. Nation: Sweden. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA1. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 2/3. LV Configuration: Ariane 2 s/n V30.
1992 - - 01:50 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 369-01 / 11S861 s/n 57L.
1993 - - 14:09 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1998 - - 02:42 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: RW30/12 . Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL. LV Configuration: Pegasus XL s/n F21.
1999 - - 10:30 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1999 - - 22:03 GMT. Nation: India. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42P. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V117.
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