This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at www.astronautix.com

astronautix.com August 25


1932 - Nation: USSR.
1949 - Nation: USA.
1951 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-1.
1955 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
1957 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-2.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: NOTS. LV Configuration: Project Pilot s/n 4. FAILURE: Vehicle exploded after 0.75sec.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1961 - - 18:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: LA3. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout X-1 s/n ST-6.
1962 - - 02:18 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78 s/n T103-12. FAILURE: At T+60 min 50 sec one of the four solid motors of the escape stage's BOZ unit did not fire. The resulting asymmetric torque caused the stage to lose correct attitude and three seconds after ignition of the main engine S1.5400A1 it began to tumble.
1963 - - 00:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 377 / Agena D s/n 1162.
1964 - - 13:43 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4. LV Configuration: Scout X-4 s/n S134R.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3M.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 57.
1965 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1965 - - 15:17 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta C. LV Configuration: Thor Delta C s/n 434 / Delta s/n 33. FAILURE: Premature third stage ignition.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 67.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Bomarc.
1966 - - 01:15 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC34. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB. LV Configuration: Saturn IB s/n SA-202.
1967 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 62.
1971 - Nation: USA.
1975 - Nation: USA.
1977 - - 23:49 GMT. Nation: Italy. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2313 s/n 615 / Delta s/n 133.
1981 - - 21:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1983 - - 20:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 316-02 / 11S86 s/n 40L.
1988 - Nation: USSR.
1988 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout G. LV Configuration: Scout G-1 s/n S214C.
1991 -
1991 - - 08:40 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: H-1. LV Configuration: H-1 s/n H-23(F).
1994 - - 14:24 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n N15000-636.
1997 - - 14:39 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7920-8 / Delta s/n 247.
1998 - - 23:07 GMT. Nation: Singapore. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44P. LV Configuration: Ariane 44P s/n V109.
Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .