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1929 - Nation: USA.
1951 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-1.
1953 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-11.
1953 - Nation: USSR.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout X. FAILURE: Vehicle broke up after first-stage burnout.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-116.
1962 - - 00:54 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 331 / Agena B s/n 1124.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 15.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1968 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1975 - Nation: USA.
1975 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1975 - - 16:48 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 3B-48 (24B-14) / Agena D.
1979 - Nation: USA.
1979 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1980 - - 00:51 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1980 - - 17:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. FAILURE: Fourth stage failure.
1986 - - 17:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34D. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-9 (04D-2). FAILURE: Failure.
1986 - - 19:59 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1986 - - 21:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53726-198.
1991 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1991 - - 23:30 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. LV Configuration: Atlas I s/n AC-70. FAILURE: RL-10 Centaur engine turbopump failed at T+361 seconds; destroyed by range safety.
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