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1929 - Nation: Germany.
1945 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: V-2.
1948 - Nation: Russia.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 108. FAILURE: Turbopump gearbox failure.
1957 - Nation: China.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: X-15A.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Johnson Island . Launch Vehicle: Thor.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1964 - Nation: Italy.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 50.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3C. LV Configuration: Titan 3C s/n 3C-4.
1967 - - 16:58 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta C. LV Configuration: Thor Delta C1 s/n 490 / Delta s/n 53.
1970 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92M.
1972 - - 17:19 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC2W. Launch Vehicle: Delta 100. LV Configuration: Delta 0300 s/n 575 / Delta s/n 91.
1973 - - 08:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1974 - - 07:47 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: San Marco . Launch Vehicle: Scout B. LV Configuration: Scout B-1 s/n S187C.
1976 - Nation: USA.
1979 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Wuzhai .
1980 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Jingyu .
1981 - - 09:21 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1985 - Nation: China.
1985 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1986 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3. FAILURE: Failure.
1986 - - 09:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / 2BL.
1987 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: Jubilee.
1994 - - 05:05 GMT. Nation: India. Launch Site: Sriharikota . Launch Vehicle: PSLV. LV Configuration: PSLV s/n PSLV-D2.
1997 - Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4B. LV Configuration: Titan 401B/Centaur.
2000 - Nation: USA.
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