1964 in spaceflight (April–June)

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This is a list of spaceflights launched between April and June 1964. For launches in the rest of the year, see 1964 in spaceflight (January–March), 1964 in spaceflight (July–September) and 1964 in spaceflight (October–December). For an overview of the whole year, see 1964 in spaceflight.


Launches[edit]

Date and time (UTC) Rocket Launch site LSP
Payload Operator Orbit Function Decay (UTC) Outcome
Remarks

April[edit]

1 April
03:10
JapanKappa-8L JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
ISAS Suborbital Aeronomy
Fields
1 April Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
1 April
20:22
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesCape Canaveral LC-11 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital REV test 1 April Successful
Apogee: 1,400 kilometres (870 mi)
1 April United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United KingdomWalker Cay United StatesNOTS
NOTS Suborbital Radiation 1 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
2 April
02:42
Soviet UnionMolniya-M Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionZond 1 (Venera 3MV-1 #4) Heliocentric Venus flyby In orbit Spacecraft failure
Soviet UnionZond 1 SA Intended: Heliocentric
Achieved: Low Earth
Venus lander
Failed to orbit
2 April United StatesNike-Apache ItalyKenyaSanta Rita ItalyCRA
CRA Suborbital Test flight 2 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
2 April Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 2 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
2 April Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 2 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
3 April
03:48
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital UV Astronomy 3 April Successful
Apogee: 190 kilometres (120 mi)
3 April
20:26:22
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576G United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 3 April Launch failure
4 April
09:36
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 28 (Zenit-2 #16) Low Earth Optical imaging 12 April Successful
6 April
16:30:03
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Henry Clay, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 6 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
7 April
05:29
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
NRCC Suborbital Auroral
Ionospheric
Micrometeoroid research
7 April Successful
Apogee: 155 kilometres (96 mi)
7 April
14:13
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesKPNO
KPNO Suborbital Aeronomy 7 April Successful
Apogee: 223 kilometres (139 mi)
8 April
01:12:56
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 8 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
8 April
07:47
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
SASK Suborbital Auroral
Aeronomy
Ionospheric
8 April Successful
Apogee: 154 kilometres (96 mi)
8 April
08:41
Soviet UnionR-17 Elbrus Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 8 April Successful
Apogee: 278 kilometres (173 mi)
8 April
16:00:01
United StatesTitan II GLV United StatesCape Canaveral LC-19 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesGemini 1 NASA Low Earth Test flight 12 April
15:00
Successful
Maiden flight of Titan II GLV, first orbital launch of a Titan rocket, and first flight of the Gemini programme.
9 April
14:22
United StatesNike-Apache PakistanSonmiani United StatesNASA
SUPARCO Suborbital Aeronomy 9 April Successful
Apogee: 160 kilometres (99 mi)
9 April
21:04:50
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-15 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Test flight 9 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
10 April
04:31
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital UV Astronomy 10 April Launch failure
Apogee: 74 kilometres (46 mi)
10 April
06:30
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
Fairbanks Suborbital Auroral 10 April Successful
Apogee: 172 kilometres (107 mi)
11 April
07:05:54
Soviet UnionUR-200 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 90/19 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 11 April Launch failure
Apogee: 70 kilometres (43 mi)
11 April
09:19
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
Met Office Suborbital Aeronomy 11 April Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
11 April FranceDragon AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 11 April Successful
Apogee: 400 kilometres (250 mi)
11 April FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 11 April Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
12 April
09:30
Soviet UnionPolyot Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionPolyot 2 (I-151/I-2B #2) Low Earth ASAT test
Technology
8 June 1966 Successful
Final flight of Polyot rocket, non-intercept flight test of I-2B antisatellite weapon
13 April
19:00
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-07 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 13 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
13 April FranceDragon AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 13 April Successful
Apogee: 425 kilometres (264 mi)
13 April FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 13 April Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
14 April
06:40
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
Fairbanks Suborbital Auroral 14 April Successful
Apogee: 157 kilometres (98 mi)
14 April
08:32
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 14 April Successful
Apogee: 121 kilometres (75 mi)
14 April
18:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 14 April Launch failure
Apogee: 31 kilometres (19 mi)
14 April
21:42:25
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesCape Canaveral LC-12 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital REV Test 14 April Successful
Apogee: 837 kilometres (520 mi)
14 April FranceVéronique AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Solar 14 April Successful
Apogee: 119 kilometres (74 mi)
15 April
01:21:42
United StatesNike-Apache United KingdomAscension United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 15 April Successful
Apogee: 158 kilometres (98 mi)
15 April
15:56:00
United StatesNike-Apache United KingdomAscension United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 15 April Successful
Apogee: 158 kilometres (98 mi)
15 April
23:25
United StatesJavelin United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 15 April Successful
Apogee: 727 kilometres (452 mi)
16 April
07:16
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
SASK Suborbital Ionospheric
Micrometeoroid research
Particles
16 April Successful
Apogee: 152 kilometres (94 mi)
16 April
21:00:05
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Urbana-Champaign Suborbital Ionospheric 16 April Successful
Apogee: 168 kilometres (104 mi)
17 April
00:44
CanadaBlack Brant II CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
CBA Suborbital Ionospheric 17 April Successful
Apogee: 172 kilometres (107 mi)
17 April
23:15
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 17 April Successful
Apogee: 149 kilometres (93 mi)
18 April
00:38
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 18 April Successful
Apogee: 119 kilometres (74 mi)
18 April
00:59
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 18 April Successful
Apogee: 119 kilometres (74 mi)
20 April
08:08:28
Soviet UnionMolniya-M Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionLuna E-6 #5 Intended: Highly elliptical Lunar flyby 20 April Launch failure
Soviet UnionLuna E-6 #5 SA Intended: Highly elliptical
Achieved: Low Earth
Lunar lander
Upper stage power system failed 340 seconds after launch, failed to orbit
20 April
16:30:03
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Henry Clay, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 20 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
20 April
17:00:09
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS Henry Clay, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 20 April Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
21 April
06:15
United StatesThor DSV-2J United StatesJohnston LE-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital ABM test 21 April Successful
Apogee: 778 kilometres (483 mi)
21 April
16:18
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric
Micrometeoroid research
Solar
21 April Launch failure
Apogee: 11 kilometres (6.8 mi)
21 April
18:50
United StatesThor DSV-2A Ablestar United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesTransit 5BN-3 US Navy Intended: Low Earth Navigation 21 April Launch failure
United StatesTransit 5E-4 US Navy Intended: Low Earth Radiation
Failed to orbit, Transit 5BN-3 carried a SNAP-9 nuclear reactor
21 April
23:56
CanadaBlack Brant III CanadaFort Churchill CanadaNRCC
CBA Suborbital Test flight 21 April Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
21 April United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesHueco United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 21 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
22 April
06:54
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
Fairbanks Suborbital Auroral 22 April Successful
Apogee: 166 kilometres (103 mi)
23 April
11:00
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-03 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 23 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
23 April
16:19
United StatesAtlas LV-3A Agena-D United StatesPoint Arguello LC-2-3 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3743 (KH-7 #4007/AFP-206 SV-957) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 29 April Successful
23 April United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesHueco United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test 23 April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
24 April
20:14:17
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 24 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
25 April
06:05:26
Soviet UnionR-17 Elbrus Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 25 April Launch failure
25 April
10:19
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 29 (Zenit-2 #19) Low Earth Optical imaging 3 May Successful
25 April FranceLex FranceCERES FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital Test flight 25 April Launch failure
Apogee: 1 kilometre (0.62 mi)
26 April Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 67/22 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 26 April Launch failure
27 April
23:23:48
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 2921 (KH-4A #1005) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 26 May
04:36
Spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV 618 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return
United StatesSRV 635 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return
Film in forward camera broke, Agena power system failed, first SRV commanded to separate on 30 April but failed to do so, spacecraft reentered over Venezuela, with first SRV being recovered by farm workers, images damaged in landing and were unusable
27 April United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-05 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 27 April Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
27 April Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 27 April Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
April United StatesNike-Javelin United StatesWhite Sands United StatesDASA
DASA Suborbital Aeronomy April Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
April United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesFort Wingate United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)
April United StatesMGM-31 Pershing I United StatesFort Wingate United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Missile test April Successful
Apogee: 250 kilometres (160 mi)

May[edit]

4 May FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNET Suborbital Test flight 4 May Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
6 May
16:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Solar 6 May Successful
Apogee: 238 kilometres (148 mi)
7 May
02:31:00
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesPoint Mugu United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Aeronomy 7 May
Apogee: 110 kilometres (68 mi)
7 May United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-02 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 7 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
8 May FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNET Suborbital Test flight 8 May Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
10 May FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
GRI Suborbital Aeronomy 10 May Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
10 May FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy 10 May Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
11 May United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-06 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 11 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
12 May
11:25
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 12 May Successful
Apogee: 144 kilometres (89 mi)
12 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 12 May Successful
Apogee: 313 kilometres (194 mi)
14 May
04:31
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
RAE/WRE Suborbital Test flight 14 May Successful
Apogee: 182 kilometres (113 mi)
14 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 14 May Successful
Apogee: 313 kilometres (194 mi)
14 May FranceCentaure 1 AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
GRI Suborbital Aeronomy 14 May Successful
Apogee: 151 kilometres (94 mi)
15 May
06:56:00
Soviet UnionUR-200 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 90/19 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 15 May Successful
Apogee: 689 kilometres (428 mi)
15 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 15 May Successful
Apogee: 325 kilometres (202 mi)
15 May Soviet UnionR-9 Desna Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 15 May Successful
Apogee: 1,160 kilometres (720 mi)
18 May
06:20
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Test flight 18 May Successful
Apogee: 208 kilometres (129 mi)
18 May
06:20
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesCape Canaveral United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 152 kilometres (94 mi)
18 May
09:50
Soviet UnionVoskhod Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 30 (Zenit-4 #2) Low Earth Optical imaging 26 May Successful
18 May
18:35
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesCape Canaveral United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 190 kilometres (120 mi)
18 May United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-03 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 18 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
18 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 18 May Successful
Apogee: 300 kilometres (190 mi)
19 May
06:45
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesCape Canaveral United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 19 May Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
19 May
18:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesCape Canaveral United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 19 May Successful
Apogee: 267 kilometres (166 mi)
19 May
19:21:14
United StatesAtlas LV-3A Agena-D United StatesPoint Arguello LC-2-3 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3592 (KH-7 #4008/AFP-206 SV-958) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 22 May Successful
20 May United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 20 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
20 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Test flight 20 May Successful
Apogee: 142 kilometres (88 mi)
20 May Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 20 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
20 May Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 20 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 21 May Successful
Apogee: 329 kilometres (204 mi)
23 May
04:59:50
Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 67/21 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 23 May Launch failure
Apogee: 870 kilometres (540 mi)
25 May
18:29:05
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSS Daniel Webster, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 25 May Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
25 May
19:15:06
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSS Daniel Webster, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 25 May Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
25 May United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-07 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 25 May Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
25 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
LASL Suborbital Solar 25 May Successful
Apogee: 290 kilometres (180 mi)
27 May
04:30
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital X-ray astronomy 27 May Successful
Apogee: 245 kilometres (152 mi)
27 May United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
LASL Suborbital Solar 27 May Successful
Apogee: 290 kilometres (180 mi)
28 May
02:15
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesNASA
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 28 May Launch failure
Apogee: 48 kilometres (30 mi)
28 May
07:32
United StatesThor DSV-2J United StatesJohnston LE-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital ABM test 28 May Launch failure
Apogee: 932 kilometres (579 mi)
28 May
17:07:00
United StatesSaturn I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-37B United StatesNASA
United StatesApollo AS-101 (BP-13) NASA Low Earth Test flight 2 June
01:00
Successful
Boilerplate Apollo spacecraft, first stage engine failure during ascent did not affect flight due to engine-out capability
28 May
23:15
United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 28 May Launch failure
Apogee: 40 kilometres (25 mi)
28 May United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United KingdomWalker Cay United StatesNOTS
NOTS Suborbital Radiation 28 May Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
30 May
02:30:30
Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 67/22 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 May Successful
Apogee: 864 kilometres (537 mi)
30 May
04:02:51
Soviet UnionUR-200 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 90/19 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 May Successful
Apogee: 695 kilometres (432 mi)
30 May Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 May Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
May United StatesNike-Javelin United StatesWhite Sands United StatesDASA
DASA Suborbital Aeronomy May Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
May United StatesNike-Javelin United StatesWhite Sands United StatesDASA
DASA Suborbital Aeronomy May Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

June[edit]

3 June
18:45
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 3 June Successful
Apogee: 140 kilometres (87 mi)
3 June Soviet UnionR-7A Semyorka Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 3 June Successful
Apogee: 1,350 kilometres (840 mi)
4 June
03:50:55
United StatesScout X-4 United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 4412 (Transit 5C-1) US Navy Low Earth Technology
Navigation
In orbit Successful
Ceased operations on 23 August 1965
4 June
22:59
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesPoint Arguello LC-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3483 (KH-4A #1006) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 18 June Successful
United StatesSRV 638 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June Successful
United StatesSRV 639 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June Successful
4 June
23:44
United KingdomBlue Streak AustraliaWoomera LA-6A European UnionELDO
ELDO Suborbital 4 June Successful
Apogee: 157 kilometres (98 mi), maiden flight of Blue Streak, test for the Europa programme
4 June Soviet UnionMolniya Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionMolniya-1 #2 Intended: Molniya Communications
Technology
4 June Launch failure
Block A throttle jammed closed 104 seconds after launch, failed to orbit
5 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 5 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
6 June
06:00
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Mayak-2 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 31 (DS-MT #2) Low Earth Technology 20 October Successful
7 June Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/4 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 7 June Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
8 June
16:34:07
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSS Daniel Webster, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 8 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
8 June
17:09:07
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A3 United StatesUSS Daniel Webster, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 8 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
8 June FranceVeronique 61 AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
LRBA Suborbital Test flight 8 June Successful
Apogee: 260 kilometres (160 mi)
9 June United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-05 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 9 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
10 June
05:03
United StatesAstrobee-200 United StatesPoint Arguello United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 10 June Successful
Apogee: 343 kilometres (213 mi)
10 June
05:30
FranceRubis AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital Test flight 10 June Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
10 June
10:48
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 32 (Zenit-2 #18) Low Earth Optical imaging 18 June Successful
10 June
12:44:59
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Micrometeoroid research
Technology
10 June Successful
Apogee: 155 kilometres (96 mi)
10 June
15:10:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Magnetospheric 10 June Successful
Apogee: 146 kilometres (91 mi)
11 June
08:31
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 11 June Successful
Apogee: 113 kilometres (70 mi)
11 June United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-06 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 11 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
11 June Soviet UnionR-12 Dvina Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionMVS
MVS Suborbital Missile test 11 June Successful
Apogee: 402 kilometres (250 mi)
12 June
05:03
FranceRubis AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital Test flight 12 June Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
13 June
15:47
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-2 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3236 (KH-5 #9065A) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 2 June 1965 Successful
United StatesSRV 661 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June Successful
Spacecraft carried Starflash 1A experiment
13 June FranceVeronique 61 AlgeriaHammaguira Blandine FranceCNES
LRBA Suborbital Test flight 13 June Successful
Apogee: 260 kilometres (160 mi)
15 June
12:40
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-02 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 15 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
15 June FranceEmeraude VE121 AlgeriaHammaguira Brigitte FranceCNES
CNES Suborbital Missile test 15 June Launch failure
16 June
09:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital UV astronomy 16 June Successful
Apogee: 127 kilometres (79 mi)
17 June
01:01
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 17 June Successful
Apogee: 140 kilometres (87 mi)
17 June
04:00:31
Soviet UnionUR-200 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 90/19 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 17 June Successful
Apogee: 694 kilometres (431 mi)
17 June FranceEmeraude VE121 AlgeriaHammaguira Brigitte FranceCNES
CNES Suborbital Missile test 17 June Launch failure
18 June
02:19
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 18 June Successful
Apogee: 149 kilometres (93 mi)
18 June
04:56:08
United StatesThor SLV-2 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 4467A (DMSP-3A F3/P-35 #8) US Air Force Low Earth Weather In orbit Successful
United StatesOPS 4467B (DMSP-3A F4/P-35 #9) US Air Force Low Earth Weather In orbit Successful
18 June
14:56:13
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg LC-576A-1 United StatesStrategic Air Command
AFCRL Suborbital REV Test 18 June Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
18 June
16:30
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 18 June Successful
Apogee: 148 kilometres (92 mi)
19 June
01:29
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Aeronomy 19 June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
19 June
13:46
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesKPNO
KPNO Suborbital Aeronomy 19 June Successful
Apogee: 124 kilometres (77 mi)
19 June
15:40
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Aeronomy 19 June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
19 June
23:18
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3754 (KH-4A #1007) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 16 July Successful
United StatesSRV 634 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June Successful
United StatesSRV 633 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return June/July Successful
22 June Soviet UnionR-14 Usovaya Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 22 June Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)
23 June
10:19
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 33 (Zenit-2 #20) Low Earth Optical imaging 1 July Successful
23 June
18:16:03
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS John Adams (SSBN-620), ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 23 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
23 June
19:53:03
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS John Adams, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 23 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
23 June
21:31:02
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A2 United StatesUSS John Adams, ETR United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 23 June Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 June
04:42:27
Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 67/22 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 24 June Successful
Apogee: 874 kilometres (543 mi)
24 June
20:34
CanadaBlack Brant IVA CanadaFort Churchill CanadaCARDE
CBA Suborbital Test flight 24 June Launch failure
Apogee: 467 kilometres (290 mi)
25 June
01:40:24
United StatesScout X-4 United StatesPoint Arguello LC-D United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesESRS (CRL-2/ENSAT) US Air Force Low Earth Environmental 25 June Launch failure
Second stage exploded
25 June
14:57:39
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Magnetospheric 25 June Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
26 June
00:52:30
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Magnetospheric 26 June Successful
Apogee: 156 kilometres (97 mi)
29 June
21:00
United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-09 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 29 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
29 June United StatesNike-Tomahawk United StatesBarking Sands United StatesSandia
Sandia Suborbital Aeronomy 29 June Launch failure
29 June ChinaDong Feng 2 ChinaJiuquan LA-3 ChinaPLA
PLA Suborbital Missile test 29 June Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
30 June
00:00
United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-04 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 30 June Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
30 June
14:04:22
United StatesAtlas LV-3C Centaur-C United StatesCape Canaveral LC-36A United StatesNASA
NASA Intended: Geosynchronous transfer Test flight 30 June Launch failure
Maiden flight of Atlas LV-3C Centaur-C, Centaur hydraulic system failed
30 June
22:30:04
Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 67/22 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 June Successful
Apogee: 872 kilometres (542 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Target June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June United StatesNike-Javelin United StatesWhite Sands United StatesDASA
DASA Suborbital Aeronomy June Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
June Soviet UnionR-14 Usovaya Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test June Successful
Apogee: 675 kilometres (419 mi)

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