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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
Vostok-L 8K72 | Luna-1b Launch Failure Soviet Space Program Vostok-L 8K72 Luna-1b 10/11/1958 9:41 p.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Juno-I | Beacon Launch Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Juno-I Beacon 10/23/1958 3:21 a.m. Launch Complex 5 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Able I | Pioneer 2 Launch Failure Army Ballistic Missile Agency Thor Able I Pioneer 2 11/08/1958 7:30 a.m. Space Launch Complex 17A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Vostok-L 8K72 | Luna-1c Launch Failure Soviet Space Program Vostok-L 8K72 Luna-1c 12/04/1958 6:18 p.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Juno II | Pioneer 3 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juno II Pioneer 3 12/06/1958 5:44 a.m. Launch Complex 5 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Atlas B | SCORE Launch Successful US Army Atlas B SCORE 12/18/1958 11:02 p.m. Launch Complex 11 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Vostok-L 8K72 | Luna-1 Launch Successful Soviet Space Program Vostok-L 8K72 Luna-1 01/02/1959 4:41 p.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Vanguard | Vanguard II Launch Successful US Navy Vanguard Vanguard II 02/17/1959 3:55 p.m. Launch Complex 18A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 1 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 1 02/28/1959 9:49 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Juno II | Pioneer 4 Launch Successful National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juno II Pioneer 4 03/03/1959 5:10 a.m. Launch Complex 5 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 2 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 2 04/13/1959 9:18 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Vanguard | Vanguard Launch Failure US Navy Vanguard Vanguard 04/14/1959 2:49 a.m. Launch Complex 18A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 3 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 3 06/03/1959 8:09 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Vostok-L 8K72 | Luna-2a Launch Failure Soviet Space Program Vostok-L 8K72 Luna-2a 06/18/1959 8:08 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Vanguard | Vanguard Launch Failure US Navy Vanguard Vanguard 06/22/1959 8:16 p.m. Launch Complex 18A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 4 Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 4 06/25/1959 10:47 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Juno II | NASA S-1 Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juno II NASA S-1 07/16/1959 5:37 p.m. Launch Complex 5 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Able III | Explorer 6 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor Able III Explorer 6 08/07/1959 2:24 p.m. Space Launch Complex 17A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 5 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 5 08/13/1959 7 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1W | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Juno II | Beacon Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Juno II Beacon 08/15/1959 12:31 a.m. Launch Complex 26B | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Thor Agena A | Discoverer 6 Launch Successful United States Air Force Thor Agena A Discoverer 6 08/19/1959 7:24 p.m. Space Launch Complex 1E | Vandenberg SFB, CA, USA
Little Joe | LJ-1 Launch Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Little Joe LJ-1 08/21/1959 noon Launch Area 1 | Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
Atlas LV-3B | Big Joe 1 Launch was a Partial Failure National Aeronautics and Space Administration Atlas LV-3B Big Joe 1 09/09/1959 8:19 a.m. Launch Complex 14 | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Vostok-L 8K72 | Luna-2 Launch Successful Soviet Space Program Vostok-L 8K72 Luna-2 09/12/1959 6:39 a.m. 1/5 | Baikonur Cosmodrome, Republic of Kazakhstan
Thor Able II | Transit 1A Launch Failure United States Air Force Thor Able II Transit 1A 09/17/1959 2:34 p.m. Space Launch Complex 17A | Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

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