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Atlas LV-3A | Samos 2 Launch Successful United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 01/31/1961 8:21 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 1 Launch Failure Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/04/1961 1:18 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Molniya 8K78 | Venera-1VA 2 Launch Successful Strategic Missile Troops Molniya 8K78 02/12/1961 12:43 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Scout X-1 | Explorer 9 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 02/16/1961 1:05 p.m. Launch Area 3 | Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | KH-5 1 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B KH-5 1 02/17/1961 8:25 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 21 (MIDAS RM-2) Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 02/18/1961 10:57 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Thor DM-21 Ablestar | Transit 3B & LOFTI-1 Launch was a Partial Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Ablestar 02/22/1961 3:45 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Juno II | S-45 Launch Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 02/25/1961 12:13 a.m. Space Launch Complex 26B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Vostok-K | Sputnik 9 Launch Successful Strategic Missile Troops Vostok 03/09/1961 6:29 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Vostok-K | Sputnik 10 Launch Successful Strategic Missile Troops Vostok 03/25/1961 5:54 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Delta DM-19 | Explorer 10 Launch Successful United States Air Force Delta DM-19 03/25/1961 3:17 p.m. Space Launch Complex 17A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 22 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 03/30/1961 8:34 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | KH-5 2 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B KH-5 2 04/08/1961 7:21 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Vostok-K | Vostok 1 Launch Successful Soviet Space Program Vostok Vostok 1 04/12/1961 6:07 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 3 Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas 04/25/1961 4:15 p.m. Space Launch Complex 14 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Juno II | Explorer 11 Launch Successful Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 04/27/1961 2:16 p.m. Space Launch Complex 26B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Redstone MRLV | Mercury-Redstone 3 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Redstone Mercury-Redstone 3 05/05/1961 2:34 p.m. Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 5 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Juno II | S-45A Launch Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno II 05/24/1961 7:48 p.m. Space Launch Complex 26B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | KH-5 3 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B KH-5 3 06/08/1961 9:16 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 25 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 06/16/1961 11:02 p.m. Space Launch Complex 2E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Thor DM-21 Ablestar | Transit 4A & Injun-1 & Solrad 3 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Ablestar 06/29/1961 4:23 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Scout X-1 | S-55 Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 06/30/1961 5:09 p.m. Launch Area 3 | Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | Discoverer 26 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B 07/07/1961 11:29 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Delta DM-19 | Tiros-3 Launch Successful United States Air Force Delta DM-19 07/12/1961 10:25 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Atlas LV-3A | MIDAS 3 Launch Successful United States Air Force Atlas Agena B 07/12/1961 3:11 p.m. Space Launch Complex 3E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA

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