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1944 - Nation: Switzerland.
1945 -
1948 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Complex: LC33. Launch Vehicle: V-2. LV Configuration: V-2 number 33.
1948 - Nation: USA.
1951 - Nation: USSR.
1953 - Nation: Germany.
1958 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Little Joe.
1960 - Nation: USA.
1961 - Nation: Japan.
1965 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Spiral 50-50.
1965 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A-2. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 2 Flight 42.
1965 - - 20:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-3-5. Launch Vehicle: Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2A s/n 401 / Agena D SS-01A s/n 1602. FAILURE: Agena-D failed; destroyed by range safety.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1966 - Nation: USSR. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K.
1969 - Nation: USA.
1969 - - 11:02 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1970 - Nation: USA.
1970 - - 00:34 GMT. Nation: UK. Launch Site: Woomera . Launch Complex: LA5B. Launch Vehicle: Black Arrow. LV Configuration: Black Arrow s/n R-2. FAILURE: Failure.
1971 - - 13:40 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 256-01 / 11S824 .
1972 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43. Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57. FAILURE: Failure.
1972 - - 17:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC5. Launch Vehicle: Scout B. LV Configuration: Scout B-1 s/n S182C.
1975 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: R-5. LV Configuration: R-5B.
1975 - - 13:12 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Molniya 8K78M.
1977 - - 09:00 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1988 - - 13:12 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC40. Launch Vehicle: Titan 34D. LV Configuration: Titan 34D/Transtage s/n 34D-3 (05D-5). FAILURE: Broken Transtage pressurization feed lines prevented the geosynchronous orbit apogee burn from taking place.
1991 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Talos-Castor 1.
1997 - - 22:21 GMT. Nation: Europe. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 44LP. LV Configuration: Ariane 44LP s/n V99.
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