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1932 - Nation: Ukraine.
1941 - Nation: Russia.
1951 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor.
1958 - Nation: Russia.
1958 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-5. LV Configuration: R-5A.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: USS Norton Sound . Launch Complex: South At. Launch Vehicle: X-17.
1961 - Nation: USSR.
1962 - - 06:53 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 179D / Agena B s/n 6902.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 57E. FAILURE: Failure.
1966 - - 09:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1967 - Nation: USSR.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
1968 - - 09:59 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511.
1968 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC41. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65.
1968 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1969 - - 21:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta L. LV Configuration: Thor Delta L s/n 540 / Delta s/n 73. FAILURE: Failure.
1970 - - 13:23 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout A. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S176C.
1971 - - 10:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1973 - Nation: USA.
1975 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - Nation: USA.
1976 - - 14:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1977 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1979 - Nation: USA.
1981 - - 10:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1982 - - 00:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1982 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1985 - - 11:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-27 (51-I).
1986 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1987 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 65MP.
1987 - - 09:20 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: H-1. LV Configuration: H-1 s/n H-17(F).
1989 - - 23:02 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 4920. LV Configuration: Delta 4925-8 / Delta s/n 187.
1994 - - 08:58 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC41. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. LV Configuration: Titan 401A s/n TC-11 / Centaur G s/n K-9 (45E-2).
1994 - - 23:10 GMT. Nation: Australia. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Complex: LC2. Launch Vehicle: CZ-2E. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2E s/n CZ2E-4.
1998 - - 01:17 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3. LV Configuration: Delta 3 s/n D3-1. FAILURE: Due to guidance system induced oscillation all solid motor gimbal hydraulic fluid exhausted after only 71 seconds of flight. Range safety detroyed booster 75 seconds into flight at 16 km altitude.
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