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1935 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Javelin.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72K. FAILURE: The third stage engine RO-7 failed just after ignifition, 425 seconds in to flight.
1961 - Nation: Ukraine.
1961 - - 19:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC1-2. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 114D / Agena B s/n 2203.
1962 - - 09:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas 111F.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 38.
1965 - - 04:33 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D. Launch Vehicle: Scout A. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S140C.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1967 - Nation: USA.
1970 - - 21:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132/2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47117-106. FAILURE: First stage failed 1 second after launch.
1975 - - 02:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / SOL.
1975 - - 13:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 288-01 / 11S86 s/n 3L.
1983 - - 09:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1984 - - 00:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34D. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-13 (05D-3).
1986 - Nation: Russia.
1987 - - 22:35 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1988 - - 12:40 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Site: Xichang . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: CZ-3. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 3 s/n CZ3-5.
1988 - - 14:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1990 - - 07:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1992 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2.
1992 - - 12:14 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1993 - - 20:37 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1994 - - 22:19 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. LV Configuration: Titan 402A/IUS s/n K-14 (45D-3).
1998 - - 01:08 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42L. LV Configuration: Ariane 42L s/n V115.
1999 - Nation: USA.
1999 - - 00:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V125.
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