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1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 Bumper 6.
1951 - Nation: Russia.
1955 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 15.
1962 - Nation: Russia.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Johnson Island . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 290.
1964 - - 18:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 379 AB014. FAILURE: Able-Star failed.
1968 - - 04:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n Ya716-84.
1969 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1972 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1978 - Nation: USA.
1981 - - 03:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1982 - - 01:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC107. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53767-256.
1982 - - 09:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1987 - - 15:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n I15000-015.
1993 - - 00:28 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1995 - - 01:44 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4. LV Configuration: Ariane 40+ s/n V72.
1997 - - 11:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Gran Canaria . Launch Complex: Gando . Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL . LV Configuration: Pegasus XL s/n F15.
1999 - - 04:59 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC109. Launch Vehicle: Dnepr.
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