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1944 - Nation: Russia.
1952 - Nation: USA.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor-DM21 Able-Star.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Veronique.
1961 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1961 - - 03:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Thor Able-Star. LV Configuration: Thor Ablestar s/n 313 AB007?.
1965 - - 07:41 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1966 - Nation: USSR.
1966 - - 20:13 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1967 - - 22:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3W. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 493 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 1635.
1977 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure in year noted; exact date unknown. .
1977 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1977 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.
1978 - - 23:44 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC3E. Launch Vehicle: Atlas F. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 64F / SGS-1.
1979 - - 12:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1980 - - 08:35 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Tanegashima . Launch Complex: O. Launch Vehicle: N. LV Configuration: N-1 s/n N-6(F).
1986 - - 14:09 GMT. Nation: Sweden. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA1. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 1. LV Configuration: Ariane 1 s/n V16.
1989 - - 03:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 47111-236.
1990 - - 23:17 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44L. LV Configuration: Ariane 44L s/n V36. FAILURE: Exploded 100 seconds after liftoff due to water line blockage. This was caused by a piece of cloth found in the first stage Viking engine water cooling system.
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1996 - - 01:30 GMT. Nation: Italy. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39B. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-75.
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