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1935 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard A.
1937 - Nation: Russia.
1956 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-1.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-1.
1959 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn IB, Saturn C-5, Saturn V.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island .
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. LV Configuration: Blue Scout Junior SLV-1C-m.
1967 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2A s/n 443 / Agena D SS-01B s/n 2704.
1976 - Nation: USSR.
1977 - Nation: USA.
1977 - Nation: USA.
1977 - Nation: USA.
1977 - - 07:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1977 - - 22:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53749-161.
1978 - Nation: USA.
1979 - - 16:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1979 - - 18:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65082-418.
1981 - - 05:00 GMT. Nation: India. Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: SLV. LV Configuration: SLV-3 s/n SLV-3-D3. FAILURE: Partial Failure.
1983 - - 11:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1986 - Nation: USSR.
1986 - - 00:53 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA1. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 2/3. LV Configuration: Ariane 2 s/n V18. FAILURE: Third stage ignition failure. Destroyed by range safety.
1988 - Nation: USSR.
1988 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1989 - - 08:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 352-02 / 11S861 s/n 39L.
1990 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 360-01.
1995 - - 15:27 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas II. LV Configuration: Atlas II (3) s/n AC-116 IABS / Centaur II.
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