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1947 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-2.
1953 - Nation: USA.
1954 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA.
1957 - Nation: USA.
1958 - Nation: USA.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Nike-Cajun.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: Belgium.
1961 - - 16:15 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC14. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas D Mercury s/n 100D. FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 34.
1962 - - 09:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC34. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I. LV Configuration: Saturn I Block 1 s/n SA-2.
1964 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92.
1966 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n N103-39.
1968 - Nation: USA.
1968 - - 00:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-36-O.
1969 - Nation: USA.
1970 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 225.
1970 - - 17:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1972 - - 11:29 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63. FAILURE: Second stage failed 367 seconds after launch.
1973 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2. FAILURE: Failed to reach orbit.
1973 - - 10:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1979 - - 03:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 298-02 / 11S86 s/n 15L.
1979 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1980 -
1981 - - 02:01 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 299-02.
1983 - - 19:34 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1985 - - 09:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1990 - - 12:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65061-253.
1991 - Nation: USSR.
1992 - - 08:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2. LV Configuration: Titan 2 SLV s/n 23G-3.
1993 - - 13:56 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Complex: RW04/22 . Launch Vehicle: Pegasus. LV Configuration: Pegasus s/n 004/F4.
1993 - - 14:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-55.
1997 - - 05:49 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. LV Configuration: Atlas I s/n AC-79.
2000 - - 20:08 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
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