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1934 - Nation: USSR.
1935 - Nation: China.
1941 - Nation: USSR.
1946 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 10.
1947 - Nation: USA.
1948 -
1950 - Nation: Mexico.
1951 - Nation: USSR.
1951 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-1.
1951 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards .
1952 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: R-1.
1954 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C.
1956 - Nation: UK.
1957 - Nation: USA.
1958 - Nation: Russia.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - - 00:31 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC26B. Launch Vehicle: Juno II. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-19B. FAILURE: First stage shut down too early; no attitude control for upper stages.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
1973 -
1979 - Nation: USSR.
1979 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1980 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Jingyu .
1980 - - 05:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1983 - Nation: USSR.
1986 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Energia.
1989 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1990 - - 04:01 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n T15000-042.
1991 - - 09:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1994 -
1995 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1995 - - 22:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC6. Launch Vehicle: Athena-1. LV Configuration: LLV-1 s/n LM-001. FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety 160 sec into flight after failure of thrust vector control system.
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