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1932 - Nation: USA.
1946 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 11.
1951 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number TF-1.
1951 - Nation: USA.
1952 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number TF-3.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: NOTS. LV Configuration: Project Pilot s/n 3. FAILURE: Radio contact lost; possibly reached orbit.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC576-B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 101D.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: Mayak-2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. FAILURE: First stage failed.
1963 - - 00:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 22.
1964 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78 s/n R103-36.
1964 - - 11:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: Mayak-2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout B.
1969 - Nation: USA.
1969 - - 14:15 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1970 - - 05:06 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. FAILURE: The escape stage Block L's engine 11D33 was late igniting and cut off early at 25 seconds after firing due to abnormal operation of the sequencer and a DC transformer failure.
1973 - - 11:25 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1975 - - 02:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1980 - - 10:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - - 19:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1989 - - 12:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1991 - - 12:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53778-429.
1992 - - 22:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. LV Configuration: Atlas I MPF s/n AC-71 / Centaur I s/n 5051. FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety. Centaur engine turbopump did not start. Identical to the 18 April 1991 failure.
1993 - Nation: United States.
1997 - Nation: Russia.
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