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1930 - Nation: USA.
1947 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: V-2.
1951 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-3, R-3A, R-5, R-11.
1952 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: XASR-SC-2.
1953 - Nation: USA.
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1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n CM-217.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 14.
1961 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1962 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Johnson Island . Launch Vehicle: Strypi.
1962 - - 04:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: Mayak-2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
1963 - Nation: Canada.
1964 - Nation: USSR.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: UR-700.
1966 - - 07:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M s/n N103-40.
1966 - - 08:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1968 - - 04:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon.
1970 - - 05:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1970 - - 19:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 250-01 / 11S824 .
1973 - - 10:19 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1979 - - 07:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1982 - - 16:26 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S86. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 312-01 / 11S86 s/n 37L.
1983 - - 09:59 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC31. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U. LV Configuration: Soyuz 11A511U s/n Ts15000-287.
1986 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1987 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1988 - Nation: USSR.
1988 - - 15:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC200L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S861. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 339-01 / 11S861 s/n 40L.
1992 - - 12:57 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1995 - Nation: Russia.
1995 - - 13:53 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC39B. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-73.
1996 - - 07:20 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Vehicle: CZ-2D. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2D s/n CZ2D-3.
1997 - Nation: Russia.
1998 - - 07:19 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: SLC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIA. LV Configuration: Atlas IIA s/n AC-130.
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