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Orbital Launches of 1958

Orbital launches by country:
Orbital launches by launch vehicle family:
ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
February
1958 α (001) 01.02.1958 Explorer 1 Juno-1 CC LC-26A
1958-F01 05.02.1958 Vanguard (6.5in Sat #1) Vanguard CC LC-18A Failure
March
1958-F02 05.03.1958 Explorer 2 Juno-1 CC LC-26A Failure
1958 β (002) 17.03.1958 Vanguard 1 (6.5in Sat #1) Vanguard CC LC-18A
1958 γ (003) 26.03.1958 Explorer 3 Juno-1 CC LC-5
April
1958-F03 27.04.1958 Sputnik (3) (D-1 #1) Sputnik (2) Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1958-F04 29.04.1958 Vanguard (20in X-ray #1) Vanguard CC LC-18A Failure
May
1958 δ (004) 15.05.1958 Sputnik 3 (D-1 #2) Sputnik (2) Ba LC-1/5
1958-F05 28.05.1958 Vanguard (20in Lyman-Alpha #1) Vanguard CC LC-18A Failure
June
1958-F06 26.06.1958 Vanguard (20in Lyman-Alpha #2) Vanguard CC LC-18A Failure
July
1958-F07 25.07.1958 Pilot 1 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure ?
1958 ε (005) 26.07.1958 Explorer 4 Juno-1 CC LC-5
August
1958-F08 12.08.1958 Pilot 2 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure
1958-F09 17.08.1958 Pioneer (1) Thor-DM18 Able-1 CC LC-17A Failure
1958-F10 22.08.1958 Pilot 3 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure ?
1958-F11 24.08.1958 Explorer 5 Juno-1 CC LC-5 Failure
1958-F12 25.08.1958 Pilot 4 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure
1958-F13 26.08.1958 Pilot 5 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure
1958-F14 28.08.1958 Pilot 6 Pilot (NOTS-EV-1) In, F-4D Failure
September
1958-F15 23.09.1958 Luna (1a) (Ye-1 #1) Vostok-L Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1958-F16 26.09.1958 Vanguard (20in Cloud cover #1) Vanguard CC LC-18A Failure
October
1958 η (006) 11.10.1958 Pioneer 1 Thor-DM18 Able-1 CC LC-17A Partial Failure
1958-F17 11.10.1958 Luna (1b) (Ye-1 #2) Vostok-L Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1958-F18 23.10.1958 Beacon 1 Juno-1 (5 St.) CC LC-5 Failure
November
1958-F19 08.11.1958 Pioneer 2 Thor-DM18 Able-1 CC LC-17A Failure
December
1958-F20 04.12.1958 Luna (1c) (Ye-1 #3) Vostok-L Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1958 θ (007) 06.12.1958 Pioneer 3 Juno-2 CC LC-5
1958 ζ (008) 18.12.1958 SCORE Atlas-B (mod.) CC LC-11

Launch sites:

Ba = Baikonur (Tyuratam, NIIP-5, GIK-5), Tyuratam, USSR USSR
CC = Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Eastern Test Range, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
In = Inyokern airfield, Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake, California, USA USA
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