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1931 - Nation: USSR.
1937 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard L-C.
1937 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard L-C.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC11. Launch Vehicle: Atlas D. LV Configuration: Atlas 11D.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 J. FAILURE: 130 km range.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: Caleb. LV Configuration: Caleb (1 Stage).
1960 - Nation: USA.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8K72. LV Configuration: Vostok 8K72 s/n L1-10. FAILURE: At ignition one of the combustion chambers in strapon Block B or G burned through. The strapon separated from the core at 17 seconds into the flight and the launch vehicle exploded at 28.5 seconds.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1962 - - 00:30 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-4. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 347 / Agena B s/n 1131.
1962 - - 09:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92.
1964 - - 16:05 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC12. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena B. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 250D / Agena B s/n 6009.
1965 - Nation: USSR.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 65.
1966 - - 10:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1967 - - 14:21 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2E. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 478 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 6802 (TA8).
1970 - Nation: USA.
1971 - - 03:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1972 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1973 - - 11:10 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39B. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB. LV Configuration: Saturn IB s/n SA-207.
1979 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Complex: LA2. Launch Vehicle: FB-1. LV Configuration: Feng Bao 1 s/n FB1-10. FAILURE: Failure.
1983 - - 22:49 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3925. LV Configuration: Delta 3920/PAM / Delta s/n 171.
1988 - - 11:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65026-187.
1997 - - 01:15 GMT. Nation: Japan. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS. LV Configuration: Atlas IIAS (1N) s/n AC-133.
1998 - - 09:15 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
1999 - Nation: Russia.
2000 - - 22:42 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Sea Launch . Launch Complex: Odyssey. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-3SL.
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