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Name Status Launch Service Provider Rocket Mission Net Pad
Little Joe | LJ-5B Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Little Joe LJ-5B 04/28/1961 2:03 p.m. Launch Area 4 | Wallops Island, Virginia, 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
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 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor DM-21 Agena-B | KH-5 4 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor DM-21 Agena-B KH-5 4 07/21/1961 10:35 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Vostok-K | Vostok 2 Launch Successful Soviet Space Program Vostok Vostok 2 08/06/1961 6 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
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 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Blue Scout Jr | O-1 Launch Successful United States Air Force Blue Scout Jr O-1 08/17/1961 2:29 p.m. Space Launch Complex 18A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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 | Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Atlas LV-3B | Mercury-Atlas 4 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas LV-3B Mercury-Atlas 4 09/13/1961 2:04 p.m. Space Launch Complex 14 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
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 | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Scout X-1 | P-21 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scout X-1 P-21 10/19/1961 5:38 p.m. Launch Area 3 | Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

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