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1924 - Nation: USA.
1938 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard L-C.
1940 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard P-C.
1942 - Nation: USA.
1945 -
1946 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-1.
1950 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-1.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2023. FAILURE: Erroneously destroyed during boost by range personnel.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 32D.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 8D.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn V.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1966 - - 20:46 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC1W. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2L s/n 506 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 1631.
1967 - - 05:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1968 - - 07:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1969 - - 07:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta N. LV Configuration: Thor Delta N s/n 548 / Delta s/n 72.
1971 - Nation: USA.
1971 - - 23:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-36-O.
1972 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1973 - - 17:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 281-01 / 11S824 .
1974 -
1974 - - 03:22 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC10W. Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. LV Configuration: Thor Burner 2A s/n 275.
1975 - - 01:48 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2913 s/n 602 / Delta s/n 113.
1976 - - 15:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824M. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 288-02 / 11S824M .
1983 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 -
1985 - - 21:01 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 317-02 / 11S86 s/n 55L.
1990 - - 20:18 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 345-02 / 11S861 s/n 44L. FAILURE: Third stage failure.
1992 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Complex: LA2. Launch Vehicle: CZ-2D. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2D s/n CZ2D-1.
1993 - - 10:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3W. Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 34E / Star-37S-ISS.
1995 - - 02:21 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
2000 - - 11:13 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U / Fregat.
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