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1963 in spaceflight (January–June)

This is a list of spaceflights launched between January and June 1963. For launches between July and December, see 1963 in spaceflight (July–December). For an overview of the whole year, see 1963 in spaceflight.


Launches

Date and time (UTC) Rocket Launch site LSP
Payload Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks

January

4 January
08:48
Soviet UnionMolniya-L Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionLuna E-6 #2 Intended: Highly elliptical
Achieved: Low Earth
Lunar lander 11 January Launch failure
Maiden flight of Molynia-L, upper stage ullage motor failed to ignite, leaving spacecraft in useless orbit
7 January
21:09:49
United StatesThor DM-21 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0048 (KH-4 #9051) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 24 January Partial spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return January Successful
Attitude control problems with spacecraft
7 January
22:30:10
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 7 January Launch failure
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
10 January
05:31:02
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-16 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 10 January Launch failure
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
16 January
21:59
United StatesThor DM-21 Agena-B United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0180 (Ferret/Samos-F2 #3) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth ELINT 9 January 1969 Successful
Final flight of carrier rocket as Thor DM-21 Agena-B before being redesignated SLV-2
16 January Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 16 January Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
16 January Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 16 January Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
18 January
03:32:50
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 18 January Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
22 January Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 22 January Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
23 January
00:27:37
United StatesPGM-19 Jupiter United StatesCape Canaveral LC-26A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 23 January Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
23 January
18:10:13
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 23 January Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
25 January
10:44:07
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576B-2 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital ABM test 25 January Launch failure
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
25 January Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 25 January Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
25 January Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 25 January Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
27 January
01:00
Soviet UnionR-11A-1 Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
FIAN Suborbital Test flight 27 January Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
29 January
16:27
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Johns Hopkins Suborbital Aeronomy 29 January Launch failure
Apogee: 4 kilometres (2.5 mi)
29 January United StatesHGM-25A Titan I United StatesVandenberg LC-395A-1
Suborbital Missile test 29 January Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
31 January
00:30:05
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 31 January Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
31 January
08:51:51
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital ABM test 31 January Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
January United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test January Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
January United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test January Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
January Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test January Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)

February

1 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 1 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
2 February
06:56:29
United StatesBlue Scout Junior SLV-1C United StatesPoint Arguello LC-A United StatesUS Air Force
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Communications 2 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
3 February
09:29:14
Soviet UnionMolniya-L Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionLuna E-6 #3 Intended: Highly elliptical Lunar lander 3 February Launch failure
Upper stage gyroscope malfunction, failed to orbit
4 February United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Patrick Henry, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 February United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Patrick Henry, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
5 February United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Patrick Henry, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 5 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
5 February United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Patrick Henry, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 5 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
5 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 5 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
6 February
17:58:24
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-15 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 6 February Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
7 February
15:59:59
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-29A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 7 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
8 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 8 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
11 February
15:30
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-25A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 11 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
11 February Soviet UnionR-9A Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 70 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 11 February Successful
Apogee: 1,160 kilometres (720 mi)
12 February
01:47
United StatesJourneyman United StatesPoint Arguello LC-A United StatesNASA
Minnesota Suborbital Magnetospheric 12 February Successful
Apogee: 1,675 kilometres (1,041 mi)
13 February
11:55:05
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-1 United StatesStrategic Air Command
NRL Suborbital ABM test 13 February Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
13 February
12:30
United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 13 February Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
13 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 13 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
13 February Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 13 February Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)
14 February
00:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 14 February Successful
Apogee: 234 kilometres (145 mi)
14 February
05:35:08
United StatesDelta B United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17B United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesSyncom 1 NASA Intended: Geosynchronous
Achieved: Subsynchronous
Communications In orbit Spacecraft failure
Contact with spacecraft lost following apogee motor firing
14 February Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 14 February Launch failure
14 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 14 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
14 February Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 14 February Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
15 February
00:45:00
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 15 February Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
15 February
16:34
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Aeronomy 15 February Successful
Apogee: 239 kilometres (149 mi)
16 February
00:30
United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital ASAT test 16 February Successful
Apogee: 240 kilometres (150 mi)
16 February
21:45
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395C United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 16 February Launch failure
Apogee: 5 kilometres (3.1 mi)
16 February United StatesTrailblazer 1 United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital REV Test 16 February Successful
Apogee: 280 kilometres (170 mi)
18 February
14:00:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-29A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 February Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
18 February
17:43
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Solar 18 February Successful
Apogee: 306 kilometres (190 mi)
18 February
23:14
United StatesNike-Asp United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 18 February Launch failure
Apogee: 25 kilometres (16 mi)
19 February
16:33
United StatesScout X-3M United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0240 (DMSP-2A F1/P-35 #3/AF-3) US Air Force Low Earth Weather 26 December 1979 Successful
Only flight of Scout X-3M
19 February Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 19 February Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
20 February
23:18
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 20 February Successful
Apogee: 164 kilometres (102 mi)
20 February
23:34
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 20 February Successful
Apogee: 113 kilometres (70 mi)
20 February
23:47
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 20 February Successful
Apogee: 113 kilometres (70 mi)
20 February United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 20 February Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 February
01:00:04
United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 21 February Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
21 February
17:56:07
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas Jefferson, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 21 February Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
21 February
23:16
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 21 February Successful
Apogee: 172 kilometres (107 mi)
22 February Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 22 February Successful
Apogee: 1,160 kilometres (720 mi)
26 February
01:31:43
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 26 February Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
26 February United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 26 February Launch failure
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
27 February
19:30:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Ionospheric 27 February Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
28 February
09:02:48
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital ABM test 28 February Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
28 February
09:30
United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 28 February Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
28 February
21:48
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0583 (KH-4 #9052) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 28 February Launch failure
United StatesSRV 610 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return
Maiden flight of Thrust Augmented Thor-Agena, failed to orbit
28 February
21:48
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 28 February Successful
Apogee: 113 kilometres (70 mi)
28 February
22:11
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 28 February Successful
Apogee: 103 kilometres (64 mi)
28 February United StatesHopi-Dart United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 28 February Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
February United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test February Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

March

1 March
01:20
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL
Birmingham
UCW
Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
1 March Successful
Apogee: 209 kilometres (130 mi)
1 March
21:00
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesCape Canaveral LC-11 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 1 March Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
1 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 1 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
4 March Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/4 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 4 March Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
5 March
01:00:01
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30D United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 5 March Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
6 March
22:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 6 March Successful
Apogee: 228 kilometres (142 mi)
7 March
17:48:15
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas Jefferson, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 7 March Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
7 March
18:48:15
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas Jefferson, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 7 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
7 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 7 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
8 March
19:30
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 8 March Successful
Apogee: 155 kilometres (96 mi)
9 March
00:01
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 9 March Successful
Apogee: 117 kilometres (73 mi)
9 March
00:01
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 9 March Successful
Apogee: 119 kilometres (74 mi)
10 March
02:42
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576B-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 10 March Launch failure
11 March
04:30
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL
Birmingham
UCW
Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
11 March Successful
Apogee: 209 kilometres (130 mi)
11 March Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 11 March Launch failure
12 March
05:21
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576B-2 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 12 March Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
12 March
09:50
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 12 March Successful
Apogee: 124 kilometres (77 mi)
12 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 12 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
14 March
01:01:49
United StatesBlue Scout Junior SLV-1C United StatesPoint Arguello LC-A United StatesUS Air Force
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Communications 14 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
14 March
01:46:04
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 14 March Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
14 March United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Theodore Roosevelt, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 14 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
14 March United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Theodore Roosevelt, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 14 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
14 March United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Theodore Roosevelt, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 14 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
14 March Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 14 March Successful
Apogee: 1,160 kilometres (720 mi)
15 March
11:38
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576B-1 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 15 March Launch failure
Apogee: 300 kilometres (190 mi)
15 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 15 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
16 March
02:05:40
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576D United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 16 March Successful
Apogee: 1,400 kilometres (870 mi)
16 March
02:19
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital XR astronomy 16 March Successful
Apogee: 201 kilometres (125 mi)
16 March
08:32:22
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-1 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Target
Aeronomy
16 March Launch failure
Apogee: 300 kilometres (190 mi)
16 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 16 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
18 March
21:13
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0627 (KH-6 #8001) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 18 March Launch failure
United StatesSRV 612 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return
United StatesP-11 #1 (Hitchhiker) US Air Force Low Earth ELINT
First KH-6 launch, failed to orbit
18 March Soviet UnionRT-1 Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 March Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
19 March
01:29:59
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 19 March Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
19 March
16:00:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-29A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 19 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
19 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 19 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
21 March
08:30
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 13 (Zenit-2 #9) Low Earth Optical imaging 29 March Successful
21 March
11:40
Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionVladimirovka PL-1 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital REV Test 21 March Successful
Apogee: 405 kilometres (252 mi)
21 March
15:22:48
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-15 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 21 March Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
21 March
21:10:08
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesVandenberg OSTF-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 21 March Successful
Apogee: 1,400 kilometres (870 mi)
21 March United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital ASAT test 21 March Successful
Apogee: 207 kilometres (129 mi)
22 March
01:15
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30A United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 22 March Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
24 March
00:29:14
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576E United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 24 March Launch failure
Apogee: 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
25 March
03:17
CanadaBlack Brant I CanadaFort Churchill CanadaCARDE
CARDE Suborbital Aeronomy 25 March Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
25 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 25 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
27 March United StatesHopi-Dart United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 27 March Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
28 March
00:15
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital UV Astronomy 28 March Successful
Apogee: 300 kilometres (190 mi)
28 March
01:30:00
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 28 March Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
28 March
07:54:59
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 28 March Successful
Apogee: 190 kilometres (120 mi)
28 March
09:30
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 28 March Successful
Apogee: 133 kilometres (83 mi)
28 March
19:06
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 28 March Successful
Apogee: 190 kilometres (120 mi)
28 March
20:06:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Ionospheric 28 March Successful
Apogee: 161 kilometres (100 mi)
28 March
20:11:55
United StatesSaturn I (C-1) United StatesCape Canaveral LC-34 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 28 March Successful
Apogee: 129 kilometres (80 mi)
28 March Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 28 March Launch failure
28 March Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 28 March Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
29 March
02:57
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 29 March Successful
Apogee: 177 kilometres (110 mi)
30 March
08:45
United StatesHGM-25A Titan I United StatesVandenberg LC-395A-2 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Target 30 March Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
30 March Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/4 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 March Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
30 March United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 30 March Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
March United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test March Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
March United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test March Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

April

1 April
23:01
United StatesThor DM-21 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0720 (KH-4 #9053) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 26 April Successful
United StatesSRV 609 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return 5 April Successful
1 April United StatesCentaure FranceKerguelen FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Ionospheric 1 April Successful
Apogee: 130 kilometres (81 mi)
2 April
08:16:37
Soviet UnionMolniya-L Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionLuna 4 Highly elliptical Lunar lander In orbit Spacecraft failure
Spacecraft failed to perform course correction burn, resulting in failure to land
3 April
02:00:02
United StatesDelta B United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17A United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesExplorer 17 (AE-A/S6) NASA Low Earth Atmospheric 24 November 1966 Successful
3 April
16:46
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
STAN Suborbital Ionospheric 3 April Successful
Apogee: 237 kilometres (147 mi)
4 April
15:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Solar 4 April Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
4 April
19:45:45
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 4 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
5 April
03:01:43
United StatesScout X-3 United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesTransit 5A-2 US Navy Intended: Low Earth Navigation 5 April Launch failure
Replacement for Transit 5A-1, failed to orbit
5 April United StatesHGM-25A Titan I United StatesVandenberg LC-395A-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 5 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
6 April
00:44:55
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 6 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
6 April
04:03
CanadaBlack Brant I CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
NRCC Suborbital Auroral
Aeronomy
Ionospheric
6 April Successful
Apogee: 144 kilometres (89 mi)
6 April
07:25
CanadaBlack Brant I CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
NRCC Suborbital Auroral/Ionospheric/Fields 6 April Successful
Apogee: 140 kilometres (87 mi)
6 April Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Mayak-2 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionDS-P1 #2 Intended: Low Earth Radar target
Technology
6 April Launch failure
First stage malfunction, failed to orbit
8 April
11:26
United StatesAstrobee-1500 United StatesWallops Island LA-2A United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 8 April Launch failure
Apogee: 72 kilometres (45 mi)
8 April
16:00:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-29A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 8 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
9 April
20:28
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 9 April Successful
Apogee: 163 kilometres (101 mi)
9 April Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 9 April Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
10 April
20:33:07
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSNS Observation Island, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 10 April Launch failure
10 April Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 10 April Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
11 April
02:08:59
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 11 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
11 April
20:30
United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-5 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 11 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
11 April Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 11 April Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)
12 April
05:30
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
CSIRO Suborbital Ionospheric 12 April Successful
Apogee: 198 kilometres (123 mi)
12 April
14:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesKPNO
KPNO Suborbital Aeronomy 12 April Launch failure
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
12 April
19:29:21
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 12 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
12 April United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 12 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
13 April
11:00
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Mayak-2 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 14 (Omega-1 #1) Low Earth Technology 29 August Successful
13 April United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 13 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
13 April United StatesHGM-25A Titan I United StatesVandenberg LC-395A-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Target 13 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 April
09:23
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL/QUB Suborbital Aeronomy 17 April Successful
Apogee: 236 kilometres (147 mi)
17 April
16:39
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30E United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
17 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 April Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
17 April Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
17 April Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 17 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
18 April
21:00:14
United StatesAerobee-300A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 18 April Successful
Apogee: 342 kilometres (213 mi)
18 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
18 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
18 April United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Ethan Allen, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
18 April United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 18 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
19 April
20:00:11
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-15 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 19 April Launch failure
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
20 April
10:01
FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
DFF/LPA Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
20 April Successful
Apogee: 175 kilometres (109 mi)
20 April United StatesShotput United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
ItalySan Marco Test 1 CRA Suborbital Technology 20 April Successful
Apogee: 426 kilometres (265 mi)
22 April
08:30
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 15 (Zenit-2 #8) Low Earth Optical imaging 27 April Successful
22 April Soviet UnionR-7A Semyorka Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 22 April Successful
Apogee: 1,350 kilometres (840 mi)
23 April
20:48
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 23 April Successful
Apogee: 199 kilometres (124 mi)
23 April
22:07
FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
LPA Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
23 April Successful
Apogee: 140 kilometres (87 mi)
23 April United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-4 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 23 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
24 April
20:40:49
United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-30 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 24 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
24 April
20:59:36
United StatesSM-65E Atlas United StatesVandenberg OSTF-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 24 April Successful
Apogee: 1,600 kilometres (990 mi)
24 April United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 24 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
24 April Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 24 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
25 April United StatesHopi-Dart United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 25 April Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
25 April Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 25 April Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
26 April
18:31:23
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSNS Observation Island, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 26 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
26 April
20:13
United StatesThor DM-21 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 1008 (KH-5 #9055) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 26 April Launch failure
United StatesSRV 605 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return
Attitude control sensor misalignment resulted in failure to reach orbit
26 April United StatesScout X-2M United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 1298 (DMSP-2A F2/P-35 #4/AF-4) US Air Force Intended: Low Earth Weather 26 April Launch failure
Final flight of Scout X-2M, failed to orbit
26 April FranceDragon AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
Sud Aviation Suborbital Test flight 26 April Launch failure
Apogee: 58 kilometres (36 mi)
26 April Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/4 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 26 April Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
27 April
02:03
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesCape Canaveral LC-11 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 27 April Successful
Apogee: 1,400 kilometres (870 mi)
27 April United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395C United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 27 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
28 April
08:50
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 16 (Zenit-2 #10) Low Earth Optical imaging 8 May Partial spacecraft failure
Attitude control system malfunctioned
28 April Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 28 April Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
30 April
04:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital UV Astronomy 30 April Successful
Apogee: 197 kilometres (122 mi)
30 April United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 30 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
April Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test April Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)

May

1 May
10:15
United StatesHGM-25A Titan I United StatesVandenberg LC-395A-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 1 May Launch failure
1 May
16:59
FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
LPA/CEA Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
1 May Successful
Apogee: 160 kilometres (99 mi)
2 May
15:03
GermanySeliger 3 GermanyCuxhaven GermanyDRG
Seliger Suborbital Test flight 2 May Successful
Apogee: 120 kilometres (75 mi)
2 May
17:03
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Solar 2 May Successful
Apogee: 232 kilometres (144 mi)
7 May
11:38:03
United StatesDelta B United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17B United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesTelstar 2 AT&T Medium Earth Communications In orbit Successful
Deactivated at 14:03 UTC on 16 May 1962
7 May
20:30
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
DRTE Suborbital Ionospheric 7 May Successful
Apogee: 139 kilometres (86 mi)
7 May
21:11
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Johns Hopkins Suborbital Aeronomy 7 May Successful
Apogee: 223 kilometres (139 mi)
8 May
17:23
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Lockheed Suborbital Aeronomy 8 May Successful
Apogee: 166 kilometres (103 mi)
8 May United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-5 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 8 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
9 May
16:08:32
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-16 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 9 May Launch failure
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
9 May
18:02
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
CSIRO Suborbital Ionospheric 9 May Successful
Apogee: 203 kilometres (126 mi)
9 May
20:06:16
United StatesAtlas LV-3A Agena-B United StatesPoint Arguello LC-1-2 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesMidas 7 US Air Force Medium Earth Missile defence In orbit Successful
United StatesDash 1 US Air Force Medium Earth Air density In orbit Successful
United StatesERS-5 US Air Force Medium Earth Technology 11 November 2011 Successful
United StatesERS-6 US Air Force Medium Earth Technology In orbit Successful
United StatesWestford-2 US Air Force Medium Earth Communications
Technology
In orbit Successful
First operational Midas satellite, first satellite to detect a missile launch from space, operated for six weeks
10 May
14:45
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Solar 10 May Successful
Apogee: 214 kilometres (133 mi)
10 May
17:44:04
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-25A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 10 May Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
10 May United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 10 May Launch failure
Apogee: 20 kilometres (12 mi)
10 May FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Solar 10 May Successful
Apogee: 135 kilometres (84 mi)
11 May United StatesKiva-Hopi United StatesPoint Arguello LC-B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 11 May
Apogee: 300 kilometres (190 mi)
13 May United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395D United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 13 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
14 May
15:45
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Technology 14 May Successful
Apogee: 185 kilometres (115 mi)
14 May FranceCentaure AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 14 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
15 May
13:04:13
United StatesAtlas LV-3B United StatesCape Canaveral LC-14 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesMercury-Atlas 9 NASA Low Earth Biological
Technology
16 May
23:24:02
Successful
United StatesBalloon Subsatellite 2 NASA Low Earth Air density Spacecraft failure
United StatesFlashing Light Unit NASA Low Earth Technology Unknown Successful
Manned flight with astronaut Gordon Cooper, final flight of Atlas LV-3B and Mercury programme, Balloon Subsatellite failed to deploy.[1]
15 May
18:22
FranceCentaure AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 15 May Successful
Apogee: 155 kilometres (96 mi)
16 May
04:00
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 16 May Successful
Apogee: 156 kilometres (97 mi)
16 May
14:38
United StatesNike-Cajun PakistanSonmiani United StatesNASA
SUPA Suborbital Aeronomy 16 May Successful
Apogee: 146 kilometres (91 mi)
17 May
16:14:59
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-25A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 May Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 May
23:00:18
United StatesBlue Scout Junior SLV-1C United StatesPoint Arguello LC-A United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Communications 17 May Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
18 May
01:06
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesEglin United StatesNASA
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 185 kilometres (115 mi)
18 May
05:14:00
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 18 May Launch failure
Apogee: 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
18 May
08:55
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 167 kilometres (104 mi)
18 May
10:06
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesEglin United StatesNASA
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 187 kilometres (116 mi)
18 May
22:21
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0924 (KH-6 #8002) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 27 May Spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV 613 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return May Successful
Film failed to feed into camera, no images returned
18 May Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/7 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 May Launch failure
18 May Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/6 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 May Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
18 May Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/8 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 May Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
18 May Soviet UnionR-7A Semyorka Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 May Successful
Apogee: 1,350 kilometres (840 mi)
20 May
02:09
JapanKappa-9M JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
TAO Suborbital Ionospheric 20 May Successful
Apogee: 345 kilometres (214 mi)
20 May United StatesNike-Apache ItalySalto di Quirra United StatesNASA
ROSAP Suborbital Aeronomy 20 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
20 May Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 20 May Successful
Apogee: 1,160 kilometres (720 mi)
21 May
05:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital UV Astronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 192 kilometres (119 mi)
21 May
18:25
FranceCentaure AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 125 kilometres (78 mi)
21 May United StatesNike-Apache ItalySalto di Quirra United StatesNASA
ROSAP Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 May United StatesNike-Apache ItalySalto di Quirra United StatesNASA
ROSAP Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 May FranceCentaure FranceReggane FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
21 May FranceCentaure FranceCERES FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
22 May
01:10
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesEglin United StatesNASA
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 22 May Successful
Apogee: 135 kilometres (84 mi)
22 May
03:00
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Mayak-2 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 17 (DS-A1 #2) Low Earth Technology
Radiation
24 June Successful
22 May
04:38
United StatesScout X-3 United StatesWallops Island LA-3 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital REV Test 22 May Successful
Apogee: 145 kilometres (90 mi)
22 May
05:10
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
GCA/CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 22 May Successful
Apogee: 186 kilometres (116 mi)
22 May
08:51
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
GCA/CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 22 May Successful
Apogee: 184 kilometres (114 mi)
23 May
05:13
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
GCA/CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 23 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
23 May
08:46
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
Met Office
Jodrell Bank
Suborbital Solar
Aeronomy
23 May Successful
Apogee: 201 kilometres (125 mi)
23 May United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital ASAT test 23 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
24 May
00:45
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 24 May Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
24 May
09:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 24 May Successful
Apogee: 204 kilometres (127 mi)
24 May
10:33
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 18 (Zenit-2 #11) Low Earth Optical imaging 2 June Successful
24 May
17:33:05
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-15 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 24 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
24 May United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-6 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 24 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
24 May FranceCentaure AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 24 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
25 May
00:47
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
GCA Suborbital Aeronomy 25 May Successful
Apogee: 197 kilometres (122 mi)
25 May Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 25 May Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
25 May FranceCentaure ArgentinaCELPA FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 25 May Successful
Apogee: 189 kilometres (117 mi)
26 May
05:34:00
United StatesHonest John-Nike United StatesBarking Sands United StatesUS Air Force
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 26 May
Apogee: 103 kilometres (64 mi)
29 May
04:35
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL/RSRS Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
29 May Successful
Apogee: 209 kilometres (130 mi)
29 May
04:48:14
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 29 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
29 May
16:56:24
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-16 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 29 May Launch failure
Apogee: 6 kilometres (3.7 mi)
29 May United StatesNike Javelin United StatesEglin United StatesAGPC
AGPC Suborbital Test flight 29 May Successful
Apogee: 131 kilometres (81 mi)
30 May FranceCentaure ArgentinaCELPA FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 30 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
30 May FranceCentaure ArgentinaCELPA FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 30 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)

June

1 June
02:50
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Mayak-2 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionDS-MT #1 Intended: Low Earth Technology
Radiation
+4 seconds Launch failure
First stage malfunctioned four seconds after launch
1 June Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 1 June Launch failure
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
4 June
20:12:18
United StatesSM-65E Atlas United StatesVandenberg OSTF-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,600 kilometres (990 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
4 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Robert E. Lee, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 4 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
5 June United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesWhite Sands LC-38 United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 5 June Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
6 June
00:30
Soviet UnionR-5B Pobeda Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Ionospheric
Plasma
6 June Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
6 June
04:14:59
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 6 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
6 June
14:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Aeronomy 6 June Successful
Apogee: 208 kilometres (129 mi)
6 June
16:16:59
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-25A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 6 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
6 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 6 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
8 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 8 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
8 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 8 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
11 June
05:06
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
DRTE Suborbital Ionospheric 11 June Successful
Apogee: 135 kilometres (84 mi)
11 June
05:15
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Solar 11 June Successful
Apogee: 302 kilometres (188 mi)
12 June
09:03:01
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Target 12 June Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
12 June
09:30
United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 12 June Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
12 June
18:39
FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS
UCL
Suborbital Ionospheric 12 June Successful
Apogee: 145 kilometres (90 mi)
12 June
23:58
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0954 (KH-4 #9054) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 12 July Partial spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV 616 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June Successful
Some images unusable due to corona effect
12 June United StatesAtlas LV-3A Agena-B United StatesPoint Arguello LC-1-2 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesMidas 8 US Air Force Intended: Medium Earth Missile defence 12 June Launch failure
United StatesTRS-7 US Air Force Intended: Medium Earth Technology
United StatesTRS-8 US Air Force Intended: Medium Earth Technology
Failed to orbit
12 June United StatesTomahawk United StatesTonopah United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Test flight 12 June Successful
Apogee: 105 kilometres (65 mi)
13 June
16:30:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Lafayette, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 13 June Launch failure
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
13 June
17:05:34
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Lafayette, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 13 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
13 June Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 13 June Launch failure
13 June FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 13 June Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
14 June
11:58:58
Soviet UnionVostok-K Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionVostok 5 Low Earth Biological
Technology
19 June
11:58:58
Successful
Manned flight with cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky
14 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 14 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
14 June FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 14 June Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
15 June
14:29
United StatesThor DM-21 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesSolrad 6A US Navy/NRL Low Earth Radiation 1 August Successful
United StatesLOFTI 2B US Navy/NRL Low Earth Ionospheric
Technology
18 July Successful
United StatesSurcal 3 Low Earth Calibration 5 July Successful
United StatesRadose 112 US Navy/NRL Low Earth Radiation 30 July Successful
United StatesFTV 1292 (Poppy 2) US Navy Low Earth ELINT 27 July Successful
NRL Composite 3
16 June
01:49:52
United StatesScout X-3 United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesTransit 5A-3 US Navy Low Earth Navigation 3 August 1990 Partial launch failure
Damaged during launch, preventing operataional use
16 June
09:29:52
Soviet UnionVostok-K Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionVostok 6 Low Earth Biological
Technology
19 June
08:20
Successful
Manned flight with cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, first woman to fly in space, final flight of Vostok programme
17 June
16:14:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSNS Observation Island, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 17 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
17 June
18:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Test flight 17 June Successful
Apogee: 182 kilometres (113 mi)
18 June
00:30
Soviet UnionR-5B Pobeda Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
18 June Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
18 June
03:28
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 18 June Successful
Apogee: 177 kilometres (110 mi)
18 June
04:30
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL/RSRS Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
18 June Successful
Apogee: 196 kilometres (122 mi)
18 June United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-3 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 18 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
18 June FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Ionospheric 18 June Launch failure
Apogee: 160 kilometres (99 mi)
19 June
09:50:01
United StatesDelta B United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17B United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesTiros-7 (Tiros-G/A-52) ESSA Low Earth Weather 3 June 1994 Successful
19 June
17:33
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Technology 19 June Successful
Apogee: 189 kilometres (117 mi)
19 June FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Ionospheric 19 June Launch failure
Apogee: 38 kilometres (24 mi)
20 June
03:00
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 20 June Successful
Apogee: 180 kilometres (110 mi)
20 June
05:20
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomRAE
UCL Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
20 June Successful
Apogee: 227 kilometres (141 mi)
20 June
14:25
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NRL Suborbital Test flight 20 June Successful
Apogee: 195 kilometres (121 mi)
20 June United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395C United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 20 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
21 June
15:44:03
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSNS Observation Island, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 21 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
21 June Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 21 June Launch failure
24 June
19:00
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaCARDE
CARDE Suborbital Test flight 24 June Successful
Apogee: 171 kilometres (106 mi)
24 June
23:00
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaCARDE
CARDE Suborbital Test flight 24 June Successful
Apogee: 162 kilometres (101 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Thomas A. Edison, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
25 June
13:20
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesKPNO
KPNO Suborbital Aeronomy
Auroral
25 June Successful
Apogee: 213 kilometres (132 mi)
25 June United StatesNike-Tomahawk 9A United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Test flight 25 June Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
26 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionMakat Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 26 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
27 June
00:37
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-2 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 0999 (KH-4 #9056) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 26 July Partial spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV 611 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June/July Successful
United StatesHitchhiker 1 (P-11 #2) US Air Force Low Earth ELINT In orbit Successful
Light leaks damaged film
27 June FranceBerenice FranceCERES FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital REV Test 27 June Successful
Apogee: 270 kilometres (170 mi)
28 June
02:34:12
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 28 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
28 June
14:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NRL Suborbital Solar 28 June Successful
Apogee: 204 kilometres (127 mi)
28 June
21:19:22
United StatesScout X-4 United StatesWallops Island LA-3 United StatesNASA
United StatesGRS (PL-19/CRL-1/AFCRL-A) US Air Force Low Earth Ionospheric
Radiation
14 December 1983 Spacecraft failure
Maiden flight of Scout X-4, spacecraft power supply failed after 13th orbit
28 June United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LC-394A-1 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 28 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
28 June Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 28 June Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
29 June
16:46
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Ionospheric 29 June Successful
Apogee: 156 kilometres (97 mi)
29 June
23:30
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-B United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 1440 (Ferret/Samos-F2 #4) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth ELINT 26 October 1969 Successful
Maiden flight of the Thrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-B
29 June Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 29 June Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)
29 June Soviet UnionR-14 Chusovaya Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 29 June Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)
30 June United StatesTomahawk United StatesPoint Mugu
Sandia Suborbital Test flight 30 June Launch failure
Apogee: 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
30 June Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/7 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 June Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
June Soviet UnionRT-1 Soviet UnionPlesetsk Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test June Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital REV Test June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

References

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