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1929 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard 3.
1941 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard P-C.
1946 - Nation: Kazakhstan.
1948 - Nation: USA.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-6B.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - - 00:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 7.
1964 - - 08:23 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 216D / Agena D s/n 1802.
1965 - - 05:55 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-2. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 422 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 2702.
1967 - - 16:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-36-O.
1970 - Nation: USA.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1974 - Nation: USA.
1975 - - 09:10 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1977 - - 09:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 293-02.
1979 -
1981 - - 08:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1984 - - 17:41 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - - 01:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1986 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1990 - Nation: USSR.
1990 - - 09:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1991 - - 01:46 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 4. LV Configuration: Ariane 40 s/n V44.
1991 - - 16:19 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Complex: RW04/22 . Launch Vehicle: Pegasus. LV Configuration: Pegasus/HAPS s/n 002/F2. FAILURE: Partial Failure. A problem at first stage separation caused a guidance error and the payload ended up in an orbit with half the intended perigee altitude.
1995 - Nation: Russia.
1999 - - 06:38 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45L. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2. LV Configuration: Zenit-2 s/n 17L.
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