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1921 - Nation: Ukraine.
1932 - Nation: Russia.
1943 - Nation: Germany. Launch Vehicle: V-2.
1950 - Nation: USA.
1951 - Nation: USA.
1951 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn A-1.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: ALA3. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2021.
1960 - Nation: Russia.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n L1-9. FAILURE: The third stage RO-5 engine either did not reach full thrust or shut down early.
1960 - - 20:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 234 / Agena A s/n 1055.
1965 - Nation: Japan.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USSR.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D.
1968 - - 09:34 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511.
1969 - - 08:24 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1969 - - 17:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 3B s/n 3B-21 / Agena D.
1970 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1970 - - 15:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 3B s/n 3B-26 / Agena D.
1971 - - 09:19 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELD. Launch Vehicle: Diamant B. LV Configuration: Diamant B s/n No. 3.
1975 -
1981 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1982 - - 14:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1983 - - 18:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 24B-27 (3B-63) / Agena D.
1984 - - 08:13 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2.
1986 -
1986 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1988 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1991 -
1992 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47178-419.
1992 - - 23:45 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L+ s/n V50.
1997 -
1999 -
1999 - - 00:46 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U / Ikar. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U / Ikar s/n ST03/060.
1999 - - 18:32 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7920 s/n D268.
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