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1940 - Nation: USSR.
1952 - Nation: USA.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 120.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor Able. LV Configuration: Thor-DM18 / Able-2.
1959 - - 21:49 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena A. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 163 / Agena A s/n 1022.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 66E. FAILURE: Failure.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1963 - - 21:48 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 354 / Agena D s/n 1159 (No solids). FAILURE: Destroyed by range safety officer, 100 seconds after launch. One strap-on failed.
1964 - - 03:20 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 402 / Agena D s/n 2316.
1966 - Nation: USA.
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1966 - - 13:58 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta E. LV Configuration: Thor Delta E s/n 461 / Delta s/n 37.
1967 - - 14:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1973 - - 04:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n Yu149-45.
1975 - - 13:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53749-157.
1977 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1978 - - 06:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53716-323.
1979 - Nation: USA.
1981 - - 21:07 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 24B-24 (3B-59) / Agena D.
1984 - - 13:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
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1989 - - 04:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1990 - - 00:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32/2. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1990 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39A. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-36.
1991 - - 05:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 360-02 / 11S861 s/n 49L.
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1998 - - 00:21 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS. LV Configuration: Atlas IIAS s/n AC-151.
1999 - - 04:00 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / 11S861 s/n 387-01.
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