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1931 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Goddard 4.
1935 - Nation: Russia.
1948 - Nation: USA.
1957 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-5M, R-7A 8K74.
1960 - - 11:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta. LV Configuration: Thor Delta s/n 245 / Delta s/n 3.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - - 03:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. FAILURE: At T+528 sec, during the final thrust phase of the Block I's 8D715K engine, one of the combustion chambers blew up due to a tear in the fuel pipeline. This resulted in an abnormal separation of the upper stages.
1967 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M.
1972 - - 06:11 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC110L. Launch Vehicle: N1. LV Configuration: 11A52 s/n 7L. FAILURE: First stage failed at 107 seconds into flight.
1974 - - 00:28 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2313 s/n 591 / Delta s/n 105.
1977 - - 01:35 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 2914. LV Configuration: Delta 2914 s/n 620 / Delta s/n 136.
1985 -
1985 - - 22:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1988 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC45. Launch Vehicle: Zenit-2.
1989 - Nation: United States.
1989 - - 00:28 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39B. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-33R.
1989 - - 20:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC16/2. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1990 - - 03:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1990 - - 13:22 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 348-02 / 11S861 s/n 45L.
1999 - - 04:06 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: SLC36B. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA. LV Configuration: Atlas IIA s/n AC-136.
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