|1953||Redstone first test launch.|
|1975||Viking-1 Launched to Mars for landing.|
|1977||Voyager-2 Launched for Tour of the Outer Planets.|
|1965||Launch of Gemini 5 - Cooper, Conrad (100 x 215 nm, 32.6 deg, 128 orbits)|
|1972||OAO-3 Launch. Orbiting Astronomical Observatory. Copernicus.|
|1993||Contact lost with Mars Observer spacecraft 3 days prior to Mars orbit |
insertion burn. Probable propellant explosion at pressurization.
|2007||Landing of Endeavour, after mission STS-118, on KSC runway 15.|
|2001||Return of ISS Expedition 2 crew after 167 days, aboard STS-105.|
Usachev, J.Voss, and Helms.
|2003||Brazilian VLS-1 (s/n 3) explodes on the pad, killing 21|
Probably solid rocket booster inadvertent ignition.
|2014||Failed launch of the first two full operational capability Galileo navigation satellites.|
Fregatt stage problem left them in an unusable orbit,
due to a design error that failed to require thermal separation of cryo line from a hydrazine line.
|1961||Ranger-1 test Launch. Agena fails to restart.|
|1958||Explorer-5 Launch. Upper stage malfunction. Fails to orbit.|
|1966||Luna-11 Launched to Lunar orbit.|
|1976||Soyuz-21 Lands! Night time. Possible emergency evacuation after 48 days aboard Salyut-6.|
|1983||China-13 Re-entry vehicle recovered.|
|2012||Death of Neil A. Armstrong at age 82.|
|1964||Explorer-20 Launch. 2nd in series of ionosphere exp. satellites.|
|1981||Voyager-2 Flyby of Saturn (62948mi).|
|1989||Voyager-2 Flyby of Neptune.|
|2003||Launch of SIRTF (Space Infrared Telescope Facility)|
The fourth NASA Great Observatory, renamed Spitzer.
|1974||Soyuz-15 Launch. Sarafanov, Demin. Fails to dock with Salyut-3.|
|1978||Soyuz-31/29 Launch. Bykovsky, Jahn (E.GER) Dock with Salyut-6.|