1965 in spaceflight (July–September)

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This is a list of spaceflights launched between July and September 1965. For launches in the rest of the year, see 1965 in spaceflight (January–March), 1965 in spaceflight (April–June) and 1965 in spaceflight (October–December). For an overview of the whole year, see 1965 in spaceflight.


Launches[edit]

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

July[edit]

1 July
01:45
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
UCL Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
1 July Successful
Apogee: 130 kilometres (81 mi)
1 July
09:54:11
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg ABRES-B-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 1 July Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
2 July
04:07:00
United StatesDelta C United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17B United StatesNASA
United StatesTiros 10 (A-55/OT1) ESSA Sun-synchronous Weather In orbit Successful
Ceased operations on 1 July 1967
2 July
06:30
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Site 86/1 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 70 (DS-A1 #7) Low Earth Technology/Radiation 18 December 1966 Successful
2 July United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-03 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 2 July Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
5 July FranceSaphir AlgeriaHammaguira Brigitte FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital REV Test 5 July Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
6 July United StatesLGM-30B Minuteman IB United StatesVandenberg LF-07 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 6 July Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
7 July
07:25
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) CanadaFort Churchill United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 7 July Successful
Apogee: 166 kilometres (103 mi)
7 July
08:37
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 7 July Successful
Apogee: 105 kilometres (65 mi)
8 July United StatesSparoair III United StatesF-4B, Point Mugu United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Test flight 8 July Launch failure
Apogee: 27 kilometres (17 mi)
8 July United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital ASAT test 8 July Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
9 July Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur PU-33 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 9 July Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
10 July Soviet UnionUR-100 Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 10 July Launch failure
10 July FranceSaphir AlgeriaHammaguira Brigitte FranceONERA
ONERA Suborbital REV Test 10 July Launch failure
Apogee: 50 kilometres (31 mi)
12 July
19:00
United StatesAtlas SLV-3 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-2-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 5810 (KH-7 #20/AFP-206) US Air Force/NRO Intended: Low Earth Optical imaging 12 July Launch failure
Failed to orbit
13 July Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionZenit-2 #28 Intended: Low Earth Optical imaging 13 July Launch failure
Guidance system failed during second stage burn, failed to achieve orbit.
14 July
07:57
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) CanadaFort Churchill United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 14 July Launch failure
14 July
11:08
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
UCL Suborbital UV astronomy 14 July Successful
Apogee: 182 kilometres (113 mi)
15 July
20:50
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
Minnesota Suborbital Aeronomy 15 July Successful
Apogee: 196 kilometres (122 mi)
16 July
03:31
Soviet UnionKosmos-1 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 71 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication 11 August 1970 Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 72 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication 24 August 1979 Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 73 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication 20 March 1974 Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 74 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication 13 December 1979 Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 75 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication 28 September 1979 Successful
16 July
10:50
JapanKappa-8 JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
Tokyo Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
16 July Successful
Apogee: 160 kilometres (99 mi)
16 July
11:15:59
Soviet UnionUR-500 (Proton) Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 81/23 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionProton 1 (N-4 #1) Low Earth Physics 11 October Successful
Maiden flight of UR-500 rocket (later known as Proton)
16 July United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 16 July Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
17 July
05:55:01
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-2 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 8411 (Samos-F3 #4/Ferret 8) US Air Force Low Earth ELINT 18 December 1968 Successful
17 July Soviet UnionUR-100 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 131 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 17 July Launch failure
18 July
14:38
Soviet UnionMolniya Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionZond 3 Heliocentric Lunar flyby In orbit Successful
19 July
22:01:12
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 5543 (KH-4A #1022) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 18 August Successful
United StatesSRV 664 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return July Successful
United StatesSRV 658 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return July/August Successful
20 July
08:26:59
United StatesAtlas LV-3A Agena-D United StatesCape Canaveral LC-13 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 6577 (Vela 3A) US Air Force High Earth Nuclear test detection
Radiation research
In orbit Successful
United StatesOPS 6564 (Vela 3B) US Air Force High Earth Nuclear test detection
Radiation research
In orbit Successful
United StatesERS-17 (ORS-3) US Air Force Highly elliptical Astronomy 1 July 1968 Successful
20 July United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 3 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 20 July Launch failure
21 July
10:33:00
United StatesNike-Iroquois United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Aeronomy 21 July Successful
Apogee: 178 kilometres (111 mi)
21 July
18:18:46
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395B United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 21 July Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
21 July
20:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Ionospheric 21 July Successful
Apogee: 193 kilometres (120 mi)
21 July Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/6 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 21 July Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
23 July
04:33
Soviet UnionKosmos-2I 63S1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Site 86/1 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 76 (DS-P1-Yu #3) Low Earth Radar target 16 March 1966 Successful
23 July
17:05
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 23 July Successful
Apogee: 116 kilometres (72 mi)
24 July
08:36
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) CanadaFort Churchill United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Aeronomy 24 July Successful
Apogee: 179 kilometres (111 mi)
26 July
12:01
JapanKappa-9M JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
ISAS/TAO Suborbital Astronomy 26 July Successful
Apogee: 350 kilometres (220 mi)
26 July
17:00
United KingdomBlack Knight 301 AustraliaWoomera LA-5 United KingdomRAE
RAE Suborbital REV Test 26 July Successful
Apogee: 492 kilometres (306 mi)
26 July United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 26 July Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
27 July
03:10
JapanKappa-9M JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
Tokai Suborbital Ionospheric 27 July Successful
Apogee: 317 kilometres (197 mi)
27 July United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 27 July Launch failure
29 July
01:15
United KingdomSkylark-7C AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
UCL Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
29 July Launch failure
30 July
13:00:00
United StatesSaturn I United StatesCape Canaveral LC-37B United StatesNASA
United StatesApollo BP-9A NASA Low Earth Technology 22 November 1975 Successful
United StatesPegasus 3 NASA Low Earth Micrometeoroids 4 August 1969 Successful
Final flight of Saturn I, boilerplate test of Apollo spacecraft, Pegasus ceased operations on 29 August 1968
31 July Soviet UnionUR-100 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 131 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 31 July Launch failure
31 July United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 31 July Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWhite Sands United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy July Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
July United StatesNike-Zeus 3 United StatesKwajalein United StatesUS Army
US Army Suborbital ABM test July Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)

August[edit]

3 August
04:30
United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 3 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 3 August Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
3 August
08:52
United StatesHAD AustraliaWoomera LA-2 AustraliaWRE
WRE Suborbital Aeronomy 3 August Successful
Apogee: 115 kilometres (71 mi)
3 August
11:02
Soviet UnionVoskhod Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 77 (Zenit-4) Low Earth Optical imaging 11 August Successful
3 August
19:12
United StatesAtlas SLV-3 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-2-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 5698 (KH-7 #21/AFP-206) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 7 August Successful
United StatesOPS 6761 (EHH B3) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth ELINT 17 June 1968 Successful
3 August Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur PU-32 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 3 August Launch failure
4 August
03:41:10
United StatesLGM-30F Minuteman II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 4 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
4 August
12:43:08
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg ABRES-B-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 4 August Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
4 August CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy 4 August Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
5 August
13:21:28
United StatesSM-65F Atlas United StatesVandenberg ABRES-A-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 5 August Successful
Apogee: 1,400 kilometres (870 mi)
6 August
00:20
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy 6 August Successful
Apogee: 107 kilometres (66 mi)
6 August
06:44
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy 6 August Successful
Apogee: 106 kilometres (66 mi)
7 August
11:13
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesPoint Barrow United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 120 kilometres (75 mi)
7 August
12:00
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 127 kilometres (79 mi)
7 August
18:30
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 167 kilometres (104 mi)
7 August
19:39
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesPoint Barrow United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 127 kilometres (79 mi)
7 August
19:45
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 118 kilometres (73 mi)
7 August
20:06
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 120 kilometres (75 mi)
7 August JapanKappa-8 United StatesSwedenLapan JapanISAS
ISAS Suborbital Aeronomy 7 August Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
7 August United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 7 August Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
7 August United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 7 August Launch failure
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
8 August
03:40
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 122 kilometres (76 mi)
8 August
04:00
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 116 kilometres (72 mi)
8 August
04:15
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesPoint Barrow United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 124 kilometres (77 mi)
8 August
08:40
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Michigan Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 165 kilometres (103 mi)
8 August
10:02
United StatesNike-Cajun CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 125 kilometres (78 mi)
8 August
10:15
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 8 August Successful
Apogee: 120 kilometres (75 mi)
9 August
10:10
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesPoint Barrow United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 9 August Successful
Apogee: 124 kilometres (77 mi)
10 August
17:54:00
United StatesScout B United StatesWallops Island LA-3A United StatesNASA
United StatesSEV (FW4S #20038) NASA Medium Earth Technology  
United StatesSecor-5 (EGRS-5) US Army Medium Earth Geodesy In orbit Successful
Maiden flight of Scout B
10 August
23:13
United KingdomSkylark-7C ItalySalto di Quirra EuropeESRO
ROE Suborbital UV astronomy 10 August Successful
Apogee: 215 kilometres (134 mi)
11 August
01:35
JapanKappa-8 United StatesSwedenLapan JapanISAS
LAPAN Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
11 August Successful
Apogee: 191 kilometres (119 mi)
11 August
11:49
United StatesNike-Cajun United StatesWhite Sands United StatesNASA
DUD Suborbital Aeronomy
Meteoroid research
11 August Successful
Apogee: 129 kilometres (80 mi)
11 August
14:31:04
United StatesAtlas LV-3C Centaur-D United StatesCanaveral LC-36B United StatesNASA
United StatesSurveyor SD-2 NASA Highly elliptical Technology In orbit Successful
Maiden flight of Atlas LV-3C Centaur-D
11 August
19:01:01
United StatesUGM-27 Polaris A1 United StatesCape Canaveral LC-29A United StatesUS Navy
US Navy Suborbital Missile test 11 August Successful
Apogee: 500 kilometres (310 mi)
12 August
17:15
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Solar 12 August Successful
Apogee: 241 kilometres (150 mi)
13 August
22:11:24
United StatesThor DSV-2A Ablestar United StatesVandenberg LC-75-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 8464 (Transit O-5/NNS 30050) US Navy Low Earth Navigation In orbit Spacecraft failure
United StatesDodecapole 2 NRL Low Earth Calibration In orbit Successful
United StatesTempsat-1 NRL Low Earth Calibration In orbit Successful
United StatesLong Rod NRL Low Earth Calibration In orbit Successful
United StatesCalsphere 4A NRL Low Earth Calibration In orbit Successful
United StatesSURCAL-5 NRL Low Earth Calibration In orbit Successful
Transit O-5 failed a few weeks after launch, final flight of Thor-Ablestar
13 August Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur PU-33 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 13 August Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
14 August
11:16
Soviet UnionVostok-2 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 78 (Zenit-2 #30) Low Earth Optical imaging 22 August Successful
16 August
20:04:56
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395C United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 16 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
17 August
00:05:00
JapanKappa-8 United StatesSwedenLapan JapanISAS
LAPAN Suborbital Aeronomy 17 August Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
17 August
20:59:57
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 7208 (KH-4A #1023) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 11 October Partial spacecraft failure
United StatesSRV 621 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return August Successful
United StatesSRV 649 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return August/September Successful
Forward camera erroneously shut down for 29 orbits partway through mission
18 August
11:30
United StatesLGM-30F Minuteman II United StatesVandenberg LF-21 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 18 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
19 August
01:40
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Aeronomy 19 August Successful
Apogee: 144 kilometres (89 mi)
20 August United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 20 August Launch failure
20 August United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 3 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 20 August Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 August
14:00:00
United StatesTitan II GLV United StatesCape Canaveral LC-19 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesGemini V NASA Low Earth Technology 29 August
12:55:13
Successful
United StatesREP NASA Low Earth Target 27 August Successful
Carried two astronauts, rendezvous with radar pod not attempted due to fuel cell problem, rendezvous instead performed with a predetermined point in space. Landed off course due to confusion between Solar and sidereal days
21 August Soviet UnionR-36 Soviet UnionBaikonur PU-32 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 21 August Launch failure
23 August
20:00:27
United StatesLGM-30F Minuteman II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-31B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 23 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
24 August
16:37:28
United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-06 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 24 August Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
24 August
21:59
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 24 August Successful
Apogee: 162 kilometres (101 mi)
24 August FranceDragon NorwayMyrdalsandir FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
24 August Successful
Apogee: 440 kilometres (270 mi)
25 August
10:19
Soviet UnionVoskhod Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 1/5 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 79 (Zenit-4) Low Earth Optical imaging 2 September Successful
25 August
15:17:00
United StatesDelta C United StatesCape Canaveral LC-17B United StatesNASA
United StatesOSO-C NASA Intended: Low Earth Scientific 25 August Launch failure
Third stage ignited ahead of schedule, failed to orbit
25 August
16:28:07
United StatesUGM-133A Minuteman IA United StatesVandenberg LF-04 United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 25 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
25 August
18:31
United StatesJavelin United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Pittsburgh Suborbital Aeronomy 25 August Successful
Apogee: 902 kilometres (560 mi)
26 August
00:04:43
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395D United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 26 August Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
26 August
11:20:14
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg ABRES-B-2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 26 August Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
26 August
19:03
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Ionospheric 26 August Successful
Apogee: 109 kilometres (68 mi)
27 August United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 27 August Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
28 August
02:02
JapanKappa 10S JapanKagoshima JapanISAS
ISAS Suborbital Ionospheric 28 August Successful
Apogee: 742 kilometres (461 mi)
31 August Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 60/8 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 31 August Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
August United StatesNike-Javelin United StatesWhite Sands United StatesDASA
DASA Suborbital Aeronomy August Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

September[edit]

1 September
11:17
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
UT Dallas Suborbital Ionospheric 1 September Successful
Apogee: 150 kilometres (93 mi)
2 September
20:00:16
United StatesThor SLV-2 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg LC-75-3-5 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 3373 (FTV 1602/STARAD-2) US Air Force Intended: Medium Earth Radiation 2 September Launch failure
Upper stage malfunctioned, failed to orbit
3 September
05:17
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
UT Dallas Suborbital Ionospheric 3 September Successful
Apogee: 153 kilometres (95 mi)
3 September
14:00
Soviet UnionKosmos-1 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 80 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 81 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 82 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 83 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 84 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
3 September
19:30
Soviet UnionMR-12 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Aeronomy 3 September Successful
Apogee: 165 kilometres (103 mi)
3 September FranceDragon NorwayMyrdalsandir FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Aeronomy
Ionospheric
3 September Successful
Apogee: 451 kilometres (280 mi)
9 September
04:15
Soviet UnionMR-12 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Aeronomy 9 September Successful
Apogee: 165 kilometres (103 mi)
9 September
04:20
United KingdomSkylark 3 AustraliaWoomera LA-2 United KingdomAustraliaRAE/WRE
RAE/WRE Suborbital Test flight 9 September Successful
Apogee: 221 kilometres (137 mi)
9 September
09:36
Soviet UnionVoskhod Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 85 (Zenit-4) Low Earth Optical imaging 17 September Successful
9 September
23:58
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Radio astronomy 9 September Successful
Apogee: 171 kilometres (106 mi)
10 September
04:41:38
United StatesThor LV-2D Burner-1 United StatesVandenberg LC-4300B-6 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 8068 (DMSP-3B F4/DAPP 13) US Air Force Sun-synchronous Weather In orbit Successful
14 September
05:45
United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 14 September Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
14 September
07:45
United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 3 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 14 September Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
14 September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy 14 September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
15 September
20:28:00
United StatesNike-Apache United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
Urbana-Champaign Suborbital Ionospheric 15 September Successful
Apogee: 180 kilometres (110 mi)
16 September
14:04
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
CU-Boulder Suborbital Auroral 16 September Launch failure
Apogee: 27 kilometres (17 mi)
16 September
23:05
CanadaBlack Brant VB United StatesEglin United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Test flight 16 September Successful
Apogee: 344 kilometres (214 mi)
17 September
15:44
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
CU-Boulder Suborbital Auroral 17 September Successful
Apogee: 160 kilometres (99 mi)
17 September
19:00
Soviet UnionMR-12 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Aeronomy 17 September Successful
Apogee: 165 kilometres (103 mi)
17 September
21:51
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
CNES Suborbital Ionospheric 17 September Successful
Apogee: 182 kilometres (113 mi)
17 September Soviet UnionUR-100 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 131 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 17 September Launch failure
18 September
07:59
Soviet UnionKosmos-1 Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/15 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 86 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 87 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 88 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 89 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
Soviet UnionKosmos 90 (Strela-1) Low Earth Communication In orbit Successful
18 September
22:02
United StatesNike-Apache NetherlandsCoronie United StatesNASA
UTR[disambiguation needed] Suborbital Aeronomy 18 September Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
18 September Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/3 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 18 September Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
20 September
03:27
Soviet UnionR-5V Vertikal Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionAN
AN Suborbital Ionospheric
Solar
20 September Successful
Apogee: 480 kilometres (300 mi)
20 September
14:10
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
CU-Boulder Suborbital Auroral 20 September Launch failure
Apogee: 20 kilometres (12 mi)
20 September
16:08
United StatesNike-Apache CanadaFort Churchill United StatesNASA
CU-Boulder Suborbital Auroral 20 September Successful
Apogee: 146 kilometres (91 mi)
20 September
23:30
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 20 September Successful
Apogee: 132 kilometres (82 mi)
20 September United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 2 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 20 September Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
21 September
00:52
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 136 kilometres (85 mi)
21 September
04:24
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 123 kilometres (76 mi)
21 September
06:21
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 128 kilometres (80 mi)
21 September
07:35
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 138 kilometres (86 mi)
21 September
09:00
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 123 kilometres (76 mi)
21 September
14:04:23
United StatesLGM-25C Titan II United StatesVandenberg LC-395B United StatesStrategic Air Command
Strategic Air Command Suborbital Missile test 21 September Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
21 September
22:00
United StatesNike-Apache NetherlandsCoronie United StatesNASA
UTR Suborbital Aeronomy 21 September Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
22 September
20:07
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNASA
ASE Suborbital XR astronomy 22 September Successful
Apogee: 199 kilometres (124 mi)
22 September
21:31:14
United StatesThrust Augmented Thor SLV-2A Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-1-1 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 7221 (KH-4A #1024) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 11 October Successful
United StatesSRV 622 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return September Successful
United StatesSRV 643 US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Film return September/October Successful
22 September
23:24
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 22 September Successful
Apogee: 127 kilometres (79 mi)
23 September
05:50
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 23 September Successful
Apogee: 126 kilometres (78 mi)
23 September
07:15
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 23 September Successful
Apogee: 133 kilometres (83 mi)
23 September
08:07
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 23 September Successful
Apogee: 126 kilometres (78 mi)
23 September
09:05
CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
US Army Suborbital Aeronomy 23 September Successful
Apogee: 124 kilometres (77 mi)
23 September
09:07
Soviet UnionVoskhod Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 31/6 Soviet Union
Soviet UnionKosmos 91 (Zenit-4) Low Earth Optical imaging 1 October Successful
23 September
14:36
United StatesJavelin United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Ionospheric 23 September Successful
Apogee: 805 kilometres (500 mi)
24 September
08:52
United StatesNike-Apache NetherlandsCoronie United StatesNASA
UTR Suborbital Aeronomy 24 September Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
25 September
02:20:13
United StatesLGM-30F Minuteman II United StatesCape Canaveral LC-32B United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital Missile test 25 September Successful
Apogee: 1,300 kilometres (810 mi)
25 September
04:00
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesUS Air Force
AFCRL Suborbital Test flight 25 September Successful
Apogee: 199 kilometres (124 mi)
25 September
21:54
United StatesAerobee-150A United StatesWallops Island United StatesNASA
CNES Suborbital Ionospheric 25 September Successful
Apogee: 192 kilometres (119 mi)
25 September Soviet UnionUR-100 Soviet UnionBaikonur Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 25 September Launch failure
25 September Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/3 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 25 September Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
25 September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy 25 September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
27 September
08:54
United StatesNike-Apache NetherlandsCoronie United StatesNASA
UTR Suborbital Aeronomy 27 September Successful
Apogee: 205 kilometres (127 mi)
27 September United StatesAthena RTV United StatesGreen River Pad 1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 27 September Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
28 September
09:09:58
United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35/21 United StatesNASA
NASA Suborbital Meteoroid research
Biological
28 September Successful
Apogee: 183 kilometres (114 mi)
28 September
14:35
United KingdomBlack Knight 301 AustraliaWoomera LA-5 United KingdomRAE
RAE Suborbital REV Test 28 September Successful
Apogee: 605 kilometres (376 mi)
29 September
10:40
United StatesSM-65D Atlas United StatesVandenberg ABRES-B-1 United StatesUS Air Force
US Air Force Suborbital REV Test 29 September Successful
Apogee: 1,800 kilometres (1,100 mi)
29 September United StatesAerobee-150 (Hi) United StatesWhite Sands LC-35 United StatesNRL
NRL Suborbital Aeronomy 29 September Successful
Apogee: 200 kilometres (120 mi)
30 September
04:20
United KingdomSkylark-7C ItalySalto di Quirra EuropeESRO
UCL/MPE Suborbital Aeronomy 30 September Successful
Apogee: 225 kilometres (140 mi)
30 September
04:20
FranceRubis AlgeriaHammaguira Bacchus FranceCNES
CNRS Suborbital Astronomy
Particle research
30 September Successful
Apogee: 1,760 kilometres (1,090 mi)
30 September
19:20
United StatesAtlas SLV-3 Agena-D United StatesVandenberg PALC-2-4 United StatesUS Air Force
United StatesOPS 7208 (KH-7 #22/AFP-206) US Air Force/NRO Low Earth Optical imaging 5 October Successful
30 September Soviet UnionR-16U Soviet UnionBaikonur Site 41/4 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test 30 September Successful
Apogee: 1,210 kilometres (750 mi)
September Soviet UnionRT-1 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test September Launch failure
Apogee: 10 kilometres (6.2 mi)
September Soviet UnionRT-15 Soviet UnionKapustin Yar Site 84 Soviet UnionRVSN
RVSN Suborbital Missile test September Successful
Apogee: 1,000 kilometres (620 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)
September CanadaMartlet 2 BarbadosBarbados CanadaUnited StatesDND/DoD
DND/DoD Suborbital Aeronomy September Successful
Apogee: 100 kilometres (62 mi)

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