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1933 - Nation: USA.
1949 -
1953 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-5.
1955 - Nation: Russia. Launch Vehicle: M-52, RSR.
1955 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
1958 - Nation: Germany.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 2.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USSR.
1968 - - 04:38 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC10W. Launch Vehicle: Thor Burner. LV Configuration: Thor Burner 2 s/n 277.
1969 - - 07:57 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC41. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. LV Configuration: Titan 3C s/n 3C-15.
1973 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1974 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. FAILURE: A problem in separation of the second and third stages of resulted in radio contact being lost with the spacecraft at T+439.6 sec. This automatically triggered the destruct charge in the Yantar OSA Descent Module, destroying the spacecraft and booster.
1975 - Nation: USA.
1975 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1977 - - 12:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1977 - - 18:13 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas / Agena D SLV-3A. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 5507A / Agena D A s/n 2807.
1978 - - 07:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1978 - - 16:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53768-310.
1979 - - 23:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 300-02.
1980 - - 07:10 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1980 - - 14:29 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA1. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 1. LV Configuration: Ariane 1 s/n LO2. FAILURE: Failure.
1981 - - 22:42 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3D. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D(R) s/n AC-56 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5036.
1982 - - 05:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n Ts15000-283.
1984 - - 01:33 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA1. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 1. LV Configuration: Ariane 1 s/n V9.
1985 - - 12:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1986 - - 13:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53772-362.
1995 - - 05:52 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas I. LV Configuration: Atlas I s/n AC-77 / Centaur I s/n 5057.
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