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1943 - Nation: Germany. Launch Site: Peenemuende . Launch Vehicle: V-2.
1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 48.
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 53.
1953 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-2.
1956 - Nation: China.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - - 15:55 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC18A. Launch Vehicle: Vanguard. LV Configuration: Vanguard s/n SLV-4.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 5.
1961 - - 20:25 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 298 / Agena B s/n 1104.
1961 - - 20:25 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 298 / Agena B.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A-2. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 36.
1965 - - 17:05 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 196D / Agena B s/n 6006.
1966 - - 08:33 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Hammaguira . Launch Complex: Brigitte. Launch Vehicle: Diamant. LV Configuration: Diamant A s/n No. 2.
1970 - Nation: USA.
1971 - - 03:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC10W. Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. LV Configuration: Thor Burner 2 s/n 249.
1971 - - 20:04 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3W. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2L s/n 537 / Agena D s/n 1659. FAILURE: Failure.
1973 - Nation: USA.
1976 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1, N1F, Energia.
1978 - Nation: USA.
1978 - - 16:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53746-312.
1979 - Nation: USA.
1980 - - 09:40 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Kagoshima . Launch Complex: M. Launch Vehicle: Mu-3S. LV Configuration: Mu-3S s/n M-3S-1.
1988 - - 00:23 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton-K/DM-2 s/n 346-02.
1989 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1993 - - 20:09 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 362-01 / 11S861 s/n 66L.
1996 - - 20:43 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7925-8 / Delta s/n 232.
1997 - Nation: USA.
1997 - - 01:42 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS. LV Configuration: Atlas IIAS (1N) s/n AC-127 / Centaur II.
1998 - - 10:30 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
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