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1926 - Nation: USA.
1933 - Nation: China.
1938 - Nation: USA.
1946 - Nation: USA.
1950 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-2.
1951 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-1a.
1956 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 2.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 24.
1962 - - 09:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Vostok 8A92.
1963 - - 02:37 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas LV-3A / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 197D / Agena D s/n 1801.
1964 - Nation: USA.
1964 - - 22:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC1-1. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 418 / Agena D SS-01A s/n 1179.
1967 - Nation: USA.
1967 - - 00:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 3 Flight 64.
1968 - Nation: USA.
1969 - - 11:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1971 - - 13:36 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC1W. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thorad 2L s/n 570 / Agena D.
1972 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n Yu149-40. FAILURE: Launch vehicle failed to orbit - unknown cause.
1975 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1975 - - 14:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - - 18:14 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1978 - - 15:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1978 - - 16:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 298-01 / 11S86 s/n 12L. FAILURE: Second stage explosion.
1981 - - 05:59 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1989 - - 12:57 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1991 - - 00:05 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U2. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U2 s/n 15000-055.
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2000 - Nation: USA.
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