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1953 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Navaho G-26.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-2.
1958 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas B. LV Configuration: Atlas 5B.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: NOTS. LV Configuration: Project Pilot s/n 6. FAILURE: One first stage motor failed to ignite, causing structural failure.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I RIFT, Saturn C-3BN, Saturn C-5N, Saturn I RIFT.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Little Joe II.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 142D.
1964 - - 07:56 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-1. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 399 / Agena B s/n 6201 (TA3). FAILURE: Agena-B cut off too early. Partial Failure.
1964 - - 16:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92.
1970 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn V.
1973 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65033-201.
1976 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1979 - - 00:17 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1979 - - 00:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47182-419.
1981 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Vertikal.
1981 - - 16:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47155-101.
1984 - - 18:03 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34B. LV Configuration: Titan 34B s/n 34B-4 (3B-64) / Ascent Agena D.
1985 - - 21:20 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34D. LV Configuration: Titan 34D s/n 34D-7 (04D-6). FAILURE: Stage 1 propellant feed system failure forced premature engine shutdown.
1986 - - 00:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1987 - - 08:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
1989 - - 00:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1990 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1990 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: H-1. LV Configuration: H-1 s/n H-22(F).
1990 - - 15:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53711-240.
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1994 - - 07:50 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: Y. Launch Vehicle: H-2. LV Configuration: H-II s/n H-II-2F. FAILURE: LAPS apogee kick motor failed to ignite. Partial Failure.
1997 - - 00:33 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / DM3. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 387-02 / DM3 s/n 3L.
2000 - - 20:08 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81R. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861.
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