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1924 - Nation: USA.
1930 - Nation: Ukraine.
1944 - Nation: USA.
1949 - Nation: USA.
1953 - Nation: USSR.
1958 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Saturn I.
1958 - Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC1. Launch Vehicle: Luna 8K72. LV Configuration: Luna 8K72 s/n B1-3. FAILURE: Launcher disintegrated 93 seconds after launch due to longitudinal resonance of strap-ons.
1960 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: X-15A. LV Configuration: X-15 No. 1 Flight 13.
1961 - Nation: USA. Launch Vehicle: Titan 1. LV Configuration: Titan 1.
1961 - Nation: USA.
1963 - Nation: USSR.
1963 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: White Sands . Launch Vehicle: Redstone. LV Configuration: Redstone s/n CC-2044.
1963 - - 23:00 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: LC75-1-2. Launch Vehicle: TA Thor Agena D. LV Configuration: Thor 2C s/n 383 / Agena D s/n 1163.
1964 - - 20:09 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: PALC2-4. Launch Vehicle: SLV-3 Atlas / Agena D. LV Configuration: Atlas s/n 7102 / Agena D.
1965 - - 09:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1966 - Nation: USA.
1969 - - 14:07 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Baikonur . Launch Complex: LC81P. Launch Vehicle: Proton 8K82K / 11S824. LV Configuration: Proton 8K82K s/n 244-01 / 11S824 . FAILURE: Block D lost LOX due to valve defect.
1972 - Nation: USA.
1972 - - 01:20 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: LC17B. Launch Vehicle: Delta 1914. LV Configuration: Delta 1604 s/n 579 / Delta s/n 90.
1975 - Nation: USA.
1975 - - 10:04 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Voskhod 11A57.
1977 - Nation: USA. Launch Site: Edwards . Launch Vehicle: Shuttle.
1977 - - 18:34 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Complex: SLC4W. Launch Vehicle: Titan 3B. LV Configuration: Titan 24B s/n 24B-23 (3B-58) / Agena D.
1980 - - 10:33 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Soyuz 11A511U.
1981 - - 08:09 GMT. Nation: USSR. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M. LV Configuration: Kosmos 11K65M s/n 53719-527.
1997 - - 16:44 GMT. Nation: Russia. Launch Site: Plesetsk . Launch Complex: LC132. Launch Vehicle: Kosmos 11K65M.
1997 - - 23:58 GMT. Nation: International. Launch Site: Kourou . Launch Complex: ELA2. Launch Vehicle: Ariane 42L. LV Configuration: Ariane 42L s/n V100.
1998 - - 05:06 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Complex: DZWI. Launch Vehicle: Pegasus XL. LV Configuration: Pegasus XL/HAPS s/n F23.
1999 - - 06:02 GMT. Nation: USA. Launch Site: Cape Canaveral . Launch Complex: SLC36A. Launch Vehicle: Atlas IIAS. LV Configuration: Atlas IIAS s/n AC-155.
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