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1924 - Nation: USA.
1941 - Nation: USA.
1947 -
1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-N-8.
1949 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Rockoon.
1954 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas A.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-1A.
1959 - Nation: Russia.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Scout A.
1959 - Nation: USSR.
1960 - Nation: USSR.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I, Saturn C-2.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-1. LV Configuration: Scout-X1A.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n T15000-22.
1965 - Nation: UK. Launch Site: Woomera . Launch Vehicle: Europa. LV Configuration: Europa-1 (1 stage).
1965 - Nation: USSR.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1966 - - 11:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n N103-41. FAILURE: The escape stage Block L lost roll control during unpowered coast in parking orbit because the axis of the course regulator of the control system jammed in the zero position. The stage's engine was not fired.
1968 - Nation: USA.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 74.
1968 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
1970 - Nation: USA.
1970 - Nation: USSR.
1971 - Nation: USA.
1972 - - 09:39 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. LV Configuration: Titan 3C s/n 23C-4.
1972 - - 11:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1973 - - 12:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 -
1979 - - 18:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1983 - Nation: USSR.
1984 - - 17:59 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3925. LV Configuration: Delta 3920 / Delta s/n 174.
1985 - - 10:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1990 - - 23:11 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n T15000-040.
1997 - - 01:07 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44P. LV Configuration: Ariane 44P s/n V94.
1999 -
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