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1941 - Nation: Poland.
1947 - Nation: UK.
1948 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Redstone.
1953 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Holloman . Launch Vehicle: Aerobee. LV Configuration: RTV-A-1a.
1957 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Kapustin Yar . Launch Vehicle: R-12.
1958 - Nation: Russia.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Minuteman 1A.
1959 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Vehicle: Jupiter. LV Configuration: Jupiter s/n AM-23. FAILURE: The flight was erratic at lift-off and the missile destroyed itself after 13 seconds, just before command destruct. Failure of a silver soldered connection joint to the pressure sphere caused destruction of the missile.
1959 - Nation: China.
1964 - Nation: Japan.
1966 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg .
1967 - - 19:41 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC1W. Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2L s/n 512 / Agena D s/n 1641.
1968 - - 21:42 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81L. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 234-01 / 11S824 s/n 17.
1969 - - 16:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: R-36-O.
1972 - - 09:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1976 - - 09:48 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1976 - - 18:50 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 24B-17 (3B-51) / Agena D.
1981 - - 11:31 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1981 - - 20:38 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC90. Launch Vehicle: Tsyklon 2.
1982 - - 15:36 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1987 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC43/4. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1988 - - 14:52 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1989 - - 06:28 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC41/1. Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
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1992 - Nation: Russia.
1994 - Nation: Israel. Launch Site: Palmachim . Launch Vehicle: Shavit. FAILURE: Failure not acknowledged.
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1998 - Nation: Russia.
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