Space Launch Now Database

Explore the history of spaceflight.

This is a nearly complete collection of orbital spaceflight, we're working diligently to get to 100% coverage. We've collected all of manned spaceflight and are working to collect unmanned spaceflight's.

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Name Status Launch Service Provider Rocket Mission Net Pad
Redstone MRLV | Mercury-Redstone 4 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Redstone Mercury-Redstone 4 07/21/1961 12:20 p.m. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 5
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 27 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 07/21/1961 10:35 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 28 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 08/04/1961 12:01 a.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Vostok-K | Vostok 2 Launch Successful Soviet Space Program Vostok Vostok 2 08/06/1961 6 a.m. 1/5
Delta DM-19 | Explorer 12 Launch Successful United States Air Force Delta DM-19 08/16/1961 3:21 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17A
Atlas LV-3A | Ranger 1 Launch was a Partial Failure United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 08/23/1961 10:04 a.m. Space Launch Complex 12
Scout X-1 | Explorer 13 Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 08/25/1961 6:29 p.m. Launch Area 3
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 29 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 08/30/1961 8 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Atlas LV-3A | Samos 3 Launch Failure United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 09/09/1961 7:28 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3W
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 30 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 09/12/1961 7:59 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E
Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 4 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas 09/13/1961 2:04 p.m. Space Launch Complex 14
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 31 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 09/17/1961 9 p.m. Space Launch Complex 2E
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 32 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 10/13/1961 7:22 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Atlas LV-3A | MIDAS 4 & Westford-1 Launch Successful United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 10/21/1961 1:53 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3E
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 33 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 10/23/1961 7:23 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E
Kosmos-2I 63S1 | Kosmos-2I | DS-1-1 Launch Failure Strategic Missile Troops Kosmos-2I 63S1 10/27/1961 4:30 p.m. Mayak-2
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 34 Launch was a Partial Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 11/05/1961 8 p.m. Space Launch Complex 2E
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 35 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 11/15/1961 9:23 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Thor DM-21 Ablestar | Transit 4B & TRAAC Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Ablestar 11/15/1961 10:26 p.m. Space Launch Complex 17B
Atlas LV-3A | Ranger 2 Launch Failure United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 11/18/1961 8:12 a.m. Space Launch Complex 12
Atlas LV-3A | Samos 4 Launch Failure United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 11/22/1961 8:45 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3W
Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 5 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas 11/29/1961 3:07 p.m. Space Launch Complex 14
Vostok-K | Zenit-2-1 Launch Failure Strategic Missile Troops Vostok 12/11/1961 9:39 a.m. 1/5
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 36 & OSCAR 1 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 12/12/1961 8:40 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Kosmos-2I 63S1 | DS-1 2 Launch Failure Strategic Missile Troops Kosmos-2I 63S1 12/21/1961 12:30 p.m. Mayak-2

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