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1933 - Nation: USA.
1943 - Nation: USA.
1946 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 15.
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Viking.
1953 - Nation: USA.
1957 - Nation: USA.
1957 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: R-7 8K71. LV Configuration: 8K71.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury.
1960 - - 14:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC05. Launch Vehicle: Redstone Mercury. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n RS/MR-1. FAILURE: Engine cut off after 1 sec, vehicle fell back to the pad from a few centimeters height,but did not explode. This faulty ground-support circuitry had not been noted on some 60 previous Redstone firings.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior. LV Configuration: Blue Scout Junior SLV-1C.
1964 - - 17:09 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC-D. Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4. LV Configuration: Scout X-4 s/n S135R.
1966 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1967 - - 14:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC133/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Johnson Island . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 252.
1968 - - 12:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1969 - Nation: USA.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1973 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1974 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1974 - - 23:43 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas Centaur SLV-3D. LV Configuration: Atlas SLV-3D s/n AC-32 / Centaur D-1AR s/n 5012D.
1975 - - 09:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1975 - - 17:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53731-271.
1977 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Energia.
1978 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1979 - - 21:36 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. LV Configuration: Titan 3C s/n 23C-19.
1980 - - 12:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1983 - - 16:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1984 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1986 - - 01:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53796-168.
1987 - - 02:19 GMT. Nation: Germany. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 2/3. LV Configuration: Ariane 2 s/n V20.
1987 - - 23:47 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n L15000-022.
1990 -
1992 - - 13:40 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout G. LV Configuration: Scout G-1 s/n S210C.
1992 - - 23:45 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7925 / Delta s/n 216.
1996 - - 20:47 GMT. Nation: France. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA. LV Configuration: Atlas IIA (1N) s/n AC-124 / Centaur II.
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