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1928 - Nation: USA.
1937 - Nation: Germany. Launch Site: Peenemuende . Launch Vehicle: A3. FAILURE: Engine cutoff early.
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-2.
1952 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-1.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Wasp.
1958 - Nation: USA.
1961 - - 09:39 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72K. FAILURE: RO-7 engine of block E upper stage cutoff prematurely. Spacecraft liquidated by self destruct system APO in 407th second of flight. Debris landed 100 km north of Vilyuisk.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn V.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur LV-3C. LV Configuration: Atlas LV-3C s/n AC-4 / Centaur D s/n 146D.
1966 - - 21:09 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: ABRESB3. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas D OV-1 (2x).
1969 - - 12:59 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1970 - - 11:35 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta N. LV Configuration: Thor Delta N6 s/n 546 / Delta s/n 81.
1971 - - 20:47 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout B. LV Configuration: Scout B-1 s/n S183C.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1972 - - 07:56 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 100. LV Configuration: Delta 0900 s/n 577 / Delta s/n 93.
1975 - - 17:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53746-308.
1977 - - 22:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas / Agena D SLV-3A. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 5504A / Agena D A s/n 1553.
1978 - - 03:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3E. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 39F / SGS-1.
1985 - - 14:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1988 - - 00:33 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP. LV Configuration: Ariane 44LP s/n V27.
1989 - - 18:10 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 6925. LV Configuration: Delta 6925 / Delta s/n 190.
1994 -
1996 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90L. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1998 - - 18:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: SLC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7425 s/n 264.
1999 - - 18:30 GMT. Nation: Brazil. Launch Site: Alcantara . Launch Vehicle: VLS. LV Configuration: VLS-1 s/n V02. FAILURE: Second stage failed to ignite; destroyed by range safety.
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