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1947 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 23.
1948 - Nation: USA.
1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: RM-10.
1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: RM-10.
1952 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
1953 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: R-5.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor-DM18 / Able-2.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1. FAILURE: Second stage failure.
1961 - - 19:21 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 307 / Agena B s/n 1106.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 46.
1964 - - 16:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC19. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan 2 GLV s/n GT-1.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - - 01:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur LV-3C. LV Configuration: Atlas LV-3C s/n AC-8 / Centaur D s/n 184D. FAILURE: Centaur propellant leak.
1966 - - 19:35 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 5001 / Agena D s/n 6703.
1967 - - 09:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 228-01 / 11S824 . FAILURE: Block D.
1970 - - 08:17 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2E. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thorad 2L s/n 553 / Agena D s/n 6223 (TA13).
1970 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1970 - - 10:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. LV Configuration: Titan 3C s/n 3C-18.
1975 - - 18:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1982 - - 00:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65047-242.
1982 - - 13:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1983 - - 04:45 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 315-02 / 11S86 s/n 38L.
1983 - - 08:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1984 - Nation: USA.
1984 - - 11:20 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: CZ-3. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 3 s/n CZ3-2.
1987 - - 03:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1988 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1991 - Nation: USA.
1992 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2.
1993 - - 05:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39B. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-56.
1996 - - 23:09 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / DM3. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 390-01 / DM3 s/n 1L.
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