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1941 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: JATO.
1951 - Nation: USA.
1953 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-5M.
1954 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: R-5.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: NOTS. LV Configuration: Project Pilot s/n 2. FAILURE: Vehicle exploded at ignition.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 66D.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 10.
1960 - - 09:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 270 / Delta s/n 2.
1962 - - 08:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72K.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 32.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A-2. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 48.
1969 - - 11:01 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3C. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3C s/n AC-18 / Centaur D-1A s/n 5402C.
1971 - - 05:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511L.
1971 - - 15:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 3B-32 (24B-1) / Agena D.
1971 - - 18:39 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. Launch Vehicle: Scout B. LV Configuration: Scout B-1 s/n S180C.
1974 - - 06:24 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1976 - - 13:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1977 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1977 - - 06:39 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3D. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-45 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5025.
1978 - - 15:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2914 s/n 633 / Delta s/n 144.
1979 - Nation: USA.
1980 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1981 - - 05:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47198-324.
1985 - - 15:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1986 - - 20:38 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: H-1. LV Configuration: H-1 ETV s/n H-15(F).
1987 -
1988 - - 13:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1992 - - 05:45 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65078-421.
1998 - - 11:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC41. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. LV Configuration: Titan 401A s/n 4A-20 / Centaur s/n K-17. FAILURE: Due to guidance system loss of heading after power interrupt, booster pitched over 40 seconds after launch, and was destroyed by range safety.
1999 - - 22:52 GMT. Nation: Indonesia. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42P. LV Configuration: Ariane 42P s/n V118.
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