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1927 - Nation: USA.
1930 - Nation: Germany. Launch Vehicle: V-2.
1936 - Nation: China.
1941 - Nation: Germany. Launch Vehicle: Me-163.
1951 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Atlas A.
1957 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: Burya. LV Configuration: Burya s/n 2/1.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Atlas D.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1960 - Nation: China. Launch Site: Jiuquan . Launch Vehicle: R-2.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-16.
1962 - - 02:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78. LV Configuration: Molniya 8K78 s/n T103-13. FAILURE: At T+ 61 min 30 sec the fuel valve did not open.; the ignition command was blocked from going to the main engine of Stage 4.
1962 - - 20:39 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena B. LV Configuration: Thor s/n 348 / Agena B s/n 1132.
1963 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC110L. Launch Vehicle: N1.
1964 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC20. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3A. LV Configuration: Titan 3A s/n 3A-2. FAILURE: Failure.
1964 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC110L. Launch Vehicle: N1.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1965 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: N1.
1967 - Nation: USA.
1967 - - 10:30 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. FAILURE: Failure of Block I stage at 296 seconds. Remnants of spacecraft and stage fell near Novaya Zemlya.
1970 - - 00:57 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC13. Launch Vehicle: Atlas / Agena D SLV-3A. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 5203A / Agena D s/n 2803.
1971 - Nation: USSR.
1972 - Nation: USSR.
1972 - - 17:44 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 3B-39 (24B-5?) / Agena D.
1976 - - 03:23 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/3. Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M. FAILURE: Fourth stage failure.
1976 - - 21:14 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout D. LV Configuration: Scout D-1 s/n S197C.
1981 -
1982 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1982 - - 11:44 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1985 - Nation: USA.
1986 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Energia.
1988 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Shuttle. LV Configuration: STS-51-K.
1997 - - 14:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Vehicle: CZ-2C/SD. LV Configuration: Chang Zheng 2C-III/SD s/n CZ2C-15.
2000 - - 03:25 GMT. Nation: China. Launch Site: Taiyuan . Launch Vehicle: CZ-4B.
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