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1954 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee-Hi. LV Configuration: Aerobee-Hi.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Thor.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USSR.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas E. LV Configuration: Atlas 62E.
1964 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78 s/n R103-34. FAILURE: At T+104 sec the tank draining of core Block A failed due to jamming of the servo-motored throttle and break down of the motor's circuit The launcher was destroyed on impact downrange from the pad.
1964 - - 03:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC-D. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4. LV Configuration: Scout X-4 s/n S125R.
1964 - - 22:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC1-1. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 403 / Agena D s/n 1176.
1967 - - 18:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 7128 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 4837.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn V.
1968 - - 06:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1968 - - 06:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. FAILURE: Launch vehicle failed to orbit - unknown cause.
1970 - Nation: USSR.
1971 - Nation: USA.
1974 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1980 - - 07:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1981 - - 15:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65098-323.
1982 -
1982 - - 21:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC107. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 65MP. LV Configuration: K65MP.
1986 -
1987 - - 18:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1989 -
1989 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: MAKS.
1991 -
1991 -
1991 - - 08:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32/2. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1996 - - 12:34 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA3. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 5. LV Configuration: Ariane 5 s/n V88. FAILURE: Vehicle went off course and was destroyed by range safety. Reuse of flight software from Ariane 4 was the cause (faulty program logic that only took effect on Ariane 5 launch trajectory).
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