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1937 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard L-B.
1948 - Nation: USA.
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-1.
1953 - Nation: USA.
1958 - - 17:38 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Jupiter C. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS-24.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee.
1962 - Nation: Ukraine.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: Caleb. LV Configuration: uprated Caleb. FAILURE: Structural failure.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 53.
1966 - - 03:31 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D. Launch Vehicle: Scout A. LV Configuration: Scout A s/n S143C.
1969 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1971 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511.
1972 - Nation: USSR.
1974 - - 13:35 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 282-01 / 11S86 .
1975 - - 08:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - - 15:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - - 18:14 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 24B-18 (3B-52) / Agena D.
1976 - - 22:47 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 3914. LV Configuration: Delta 3914 s/n 610 / Delta s/n 121.
1986 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: Failure.
1987 - - 21:22 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas G. LV Configuration: Atlas G s/n AC-67 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5048G. FAILURE: Lightning strike zapped guidance at T+51 seconds. Fault was directly attributed to a random memory upset that forced rocket to veer off course. Destroyed by range safety.
1990 - - 02:38 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 6925. LV Configuration: Delta 6925 / Delta s/n 193.
1991 - - 13:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1993 - - 02:24 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45L. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
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