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1934 - Nation: Russia.
1936 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard L-B.
1951 - Nation: Australia.
1956 - Nation: Germany.
1956 - - 02:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC6. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter A. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS-22. FAILURE: First experimental flight with Hydyne. Specific impulse exceeded predicted values. Re-entry system intentionally unstable to test Jupiter alpha control.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-4.
1958 - - 23:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 10B.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 40D.
1961 - Nation: USSR.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. LV Configuration: Blue Scout Junior SLV-1B-m.
1963 - - 21:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC2-3. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 227D / Agena D S01A s/n 4802.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1970 - - 09:39 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1970 - - 16:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1973 - - 11:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511.
1974 - - 02:39 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2914 s/n 599 / Delta s/n 106.
1974 - - 14:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53721-256.
1976 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Energia.
1986 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1991 - - 03:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32/2. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1992 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: VKS-DM.
1992 - - 22:16 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7925 / Delta s/n 217.
1993 - - 01:27 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V62.
1995 - - 14:31 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n 647.
1996 -
1996 - - 01:57 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA. LV Configuration: Atlas IIA (4) s/n AC-129 / Centaur II.
1997 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Beal BA-2.
1998 -
1999 - - 18:57 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3E. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS. LV Configuration: Atlas IIAS s/n AC-141.
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