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
Atlas LV-3A | Samos 2 Success United States Air Force Atlas LV-3A 01/31/1961 8:21 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3W
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 1 Failure Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/04/1961 1:18 a.m. 1/5
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 2 Success Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/12/1961 12:43 a.m. 1/5
Scout X-1 | Explorer 9 Success National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 02/16/1961 1:05 p.m. Launch Area 3
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
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 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
Juno II | S-45 Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 02/25/1961 12:13 a.m. Space Launch Complex 26B
Vostok-K | Sputnik 9 Success Strategic Missile Troops Vostok 03/09/1961 6:29 a.m. 1/5
Vostok-K | Sputnik 10 Success Strategic Missile Troops Vostok 03/25/1961 5:54 a.m. 1/5
Delta DM-19 | Explorer 10 Success United States Air Force Delta DM-19 03/25/1961 3:17 p.m. Space Launch Complex 17A
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 22 Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 03/30/1961 8:34 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 23 Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 04/08/1961 7:21 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E
Vostok-K | Vostok 1 Success Soviet Space Program Vostok Vostok 1 04/12/1961 6:07 a.m. 1/5
Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 3 Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas 04/25/1961 4:15 p.m. Space Launch Complex 14
Juno II | Explorer 11 Success Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 04/27/1961 2:16 p.m. Space Launch Complex 26B
Redstone MRLV | Mercury-Redstone 3 Success Redstone Mercury-Redstone 3 05/05/1961 2:34 p.m. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 5
Juno II | S-45A Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 05/24/1961 7:48 p.m. Space Launch Complex 26B
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 24 Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 06/08/1961 9:16 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 25 Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 06/16/1961 11:02 p.m. Space Launch Complex 2E
Thor DM-21 Ablestar | Transit 4A & Injun-1 & Solrad 3 Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Ablestar 06/29/1961 4:23 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17B
Scout X-1 | S-55 Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 06/30/1961 5:09 p.m. Launch Area 3
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 26 Success United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 07/07/1961 11:29 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E
Delta DM-19 | Tiros-3 Success United States Air Force Delta DM-19 07/12/1961 10:25 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17A
Atlas LV-3A | MIDAS 3 Success United States Air Force Atlas LV-3A 07/12/1961 3:11 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3E

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