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1944 - Nation: Germany. Launch Vehicle: A4b.
1945 -
1946 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 13.
1957 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Thor. LV Configuration: Thor 109.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Inyokern . Launch Vehicle: Caleb. FAILURE: Second stage failed.
1960 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1 J.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Nova A.
1962 - Nation: USA.
1962 - - 17:55 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78 s/n T103-15. FAILURE: 16 seconds after ignition of Stage 4, Block L's S1.5400A1 engine exploded. A lubricant leak resulted in the jamming of a shaft in the turbopump gearbox and break up of the turbine.
1963 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: Mayak-2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1. FAILURE: Second stage failed 353 seconds after launch.
1964 - - 05:16 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: Mayak-2. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 63S1.
1968 - Nation: USSR.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn V.
1968 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 81.
1969 - - 09:50 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1969 - - 13:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Complex: LC86/4. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K63.
1969 - - 18:10 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 3B s/n 3B-24 / Agena D.
1974 - - 12:43 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1978 - - 19:00 GMT. Nation: Czech Republic. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132/1. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 65055-106.
1980 -
1980 - - 10:53 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1985 - - 02:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC32. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 3.
1996 - - 11:37 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78M / ML.
1997 - - 02:32 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4E. Launch Vehicle: Titan 4. LV Configuration: Titan 403A s/n 4A-18 (K-18, 45F.
1998 - - 12:08 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: SLC17A. Launch Vehicle: Delta 7925. LV Configuration: Delta 7326-9.5 s/n 261.
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