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1923 - Nation: USA.
1947 -
1949 - Nation: USA.
1956 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-1a.
1957 -
1958 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: UK. Launch Site: Woomera . Launch Vehicle: Black Knight.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1965 - - 09:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78L s/n R103-25. FAILURE: The escape stage Block L's engine failed to ignite due to failure of a transformer in the power supply of the control system.
1965 - - 19:26 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC2-3. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 7102 / Agena D.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Johnson Island . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 196.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C.
1972 - - 01:55 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2E. Launch Vehicle: Delta N. LV Configuration: Thor Delta N s/n 573 / Delta s/n 88.
1975 - - 08:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1976 - - 13:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53746-310.
1979 - - 05:47 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n Yo15000-162.
1981 - - 19:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1983 - - 14:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 304-02 / 11S86 s/n 34L.
1988 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1991 - - 19:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65048-406.
1999 -
2000 - - 04:07 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861-01. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K / 11S861 s/n 399-01.
2000 - - 09:29 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: 576E. Launch Vehicle: Taurus. LV Configuration: Taurus 1110 s/n T5 1110.
2000 - - 14:49 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Sea Launch . Launch Complex: Odyssey. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-3SL. FAILURE: Second stage shut down prematurely due to a valve software command mistake. The satellite fell in the South Pacific, south of Pitcairn Island.
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