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1932 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard 4.
1946 - Nation: Russia.
1946 -
1946 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: MX-774.
1948 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 38.
1949 - Nation: USA.
1953 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 102. FAILURE: Console wiring error resulted in erroneous tracking indication; destroyed by range safety.
1959 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 2-05.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n L1-9A. FAILURE: Strap-on B reached only 75 percent of thrust at ignition. Four tenths of a second after liftoff it broke away from the core and the rocket exploded.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 5.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 26.
1966 - - 19:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC2-4. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 7102 / Agena D.
1967 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3 - No Agena.
1967 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1968 - - 22:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC86/4. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1971 - - 01:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 254-01.
1972 - - 21:44 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3W. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thorad 2L s/n 569 / Agena D s/n 1661.
1973 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1973 - - 10:20 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC86/4. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
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1975 - - 07:40 GMT. Nation: India. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC107. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53731-279.
1982 - - 19:45 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 306-02.
1983 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47119-520.
1984 - - 11:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - - 14:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - - 21:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
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1990 -
1993 - Nation: Russia.
1995 -
1995 - - 21:50 GMT. Nation: Germany. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
2000 - - 00:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42L. LV Configuration: Ariane 42L s/n V129.
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