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
Thor DM-21 Ablestar | Transit 3B & LOFTI-1 Partial Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Ablestar 02/22/1961 3:45 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17B
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 21 (MIDAS RM-2) Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 02/18/1961 10:57 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 20 Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 02/17/1961 8:25 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Scout X-1 | Explorer 9 Success National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 02/16/1961 1:05 p.m. Launch Area 3
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 2 Success Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/12/1961 12:43 a.m. 1/5
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 1 Failure Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/04/1961 1:18 a.m. 1/5
Atlas LV-3A | Samos 2 Success United States Air Force Atlas LV-3A 01/31/1961 8:21 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3W

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