Please make a donation to support Gunter's Space Page.
Thank you very much for visiting Gunter's Space Page. I hope that this site is useful and informative for you.
If you appreciate the information provided on this site, please consider supporting my work by making a simple and secure donation via PayPal. Please help to run the website and keep everything free of charge. Thank you very much.

Orbital Launches of 1964

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1964-001 11.01.1964 Poppy 5A (NRL-PL 124, Solrad 7A)
Poppy 5B (NRL-PL 135)
Poppy 5C (NRL-PL 134, GGSE 1)
SECOR 1 (EGRS 1)
Hayloft (Aftrack 37)
Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-5
1964-002 19.01.1964 DSAP-1 F6 (P-35 6, OPS 3367A)
DSAP-1 F7 (P-35 7, OPS 3367B)
Thor-DM21 Agena-D Va 75-1-2
1964-003 21.01.1964 Relay 2 Delta-B CC LC-17B
1964-004 25.01.1964 Echo 2 Thor-DM21 Agena-B Va 75-1-1
1964-005 29.01.1964 Saturn-SA 5 Saturn-1 (Block-2) CC LC-37B
1964-006 30.01.1964 Elektron 1
Elektron 2
Vostok-K Ba LC-1/5
1964-007 30.01.1964 Ranger 6 (P 53) Atlas-LV3 Agena-B CC LC-12
February
1964-008 15.02.1964 KH-4A 3 (Corona 76, Long John 3, OPS 3444) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-F01 19.02.1964 Zond (1b) (3MV-1A #2) Molniya (M) Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1964-009 25.02.1964 KH-7 5 (Gambit-1 4005, OPS 2423) Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-010 27.02.1964 Kosmos 25 (DS-P1 #4) Kosmos KY Mayak-2
1964-011 28.02.1964 P-698BK Group 1-A 1 & Bird Dog 2 (P-698BK 7156, OPS 3722) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-5
March
1964-012 11.03.1964 KH-7 6 (Gambit-1 4006, OPS 3435) Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-013 18.03.1964 Kosmos 26 (DS-MG #1) Kosmos KY Mayak-2
1964-F02 19.03.1964 Explorer (20) (BE A) Delta-B CC LC-17A Failure
1964-F03 21.03.1964 Luna (5a) (Ye-6 №6) Molniya (E6) Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1964-F04 24.03.1964 KH-4A 4 (Corona 77, OPS 3467) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va LC-1-1 Failure
1964-014 27.03.1964 Kosmos 27 (Venera (2d), 3MV-1 #1) Molniya (M) Ba LC-1/5 Partial Failure
1964-015 27.03.1964 Ariel 2 (UK 2) Scout-X3 WI LA-3
April
1964-016 02.04.1964 Zond 1 (3MV-1 #2) Molniya (M) Ba LC-1/5
1964-017 04.04.1964 Kosmos 28 (Zenit-2 #16) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-018 08.04.1964 Gemini 1 (GT 1) Titan-2-GLV CC LC-19
1964-019 12.04.1964 Polyot 2 (I1P 1) 11A59 I1P Ba LC-31/6
1964-F05 20.04.1964 Luna (5b) (Ye-6 №5) Molniya (E6) Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1964-F06 21.04.1964 Transit 5BN-3
Transit 5E-2
Thor-DSV2A Able-Star Va 75-1-1 Failure
1964-020 23.04.1964 KH-7 7 (Gambit-1 4007, OPS 3743) Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-021 25.04.1964 Kosmos 29 (Zenit-2 #17) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-022 27.04.1964 KH-4A 5 (Corona 78, OPS 2921) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
May
1964-023 18.05.1964 Kosmos 30 (Zenit-4 #2) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1964-024 19.05.1964 KH-7 8 (Gambit-1 4008, OPS 3592) Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-025 28.05.1964 Saturn-SA 6 & Apollo 101 (BP 13) Saturn-1 (Block-2) CC LC-37B
June
1964-026 04.06.1964 Transit-5C 1 (OPS 4412) Scout-X4 Va LC-D
1964-F07 04.06.1964 Molniya-1 (1a) (Molniya-1 2L) Molniya Ba LC-1/5 Failure
1964-027 04.06.1964 KH-4A 6 (Corona 79, OPS 3483) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va LC-1-1
1964-028 06.06.1964 Kosmos 31 (DS-MT #1) Kosmos KY Mayak-2
1964-029 10.06.1964 Kosmos 32 (Zenit-2 #18) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-030 13.06.1964 KH-5 11 & Starflash 1A (Argon 9065A, Corona 80, Long John 4, OPS 3236) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-1-2
1964-031 18.06.1964 DSAP-1 F8 (P-35 8, OPS 4467A)
DSAP-1 F9 (P-35 9, OPS 4467B)
Thor-DM21 Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-032 19.06.1964 KH-4A 7 (Corona 81, OPS 3754) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-1-1
1964-033 23.06.1964 Kosmos 33 (Zenit-2 #19) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-F08 25.06.1964 ESRS (CRL 2) Scout-X4 Va LC-D Failure
1964-F09 30.06.1964 Centaur AC-3 Atlas-LV3C Centaur-C CC LC-36A Failure
July
1964-034 01.07.1964 Kosmos 34 (Zenit-4 #3) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1964-035 02.07.1964 P-698BK Group 2-D 2 & Bird Dog 1 (P-698BK 7155, OPS 3395) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-5
1964-036 06.07.1964 KH-7 9 (Gambit-1 4009, OPS 3684)
P-11 4301 (OPS 4923)
Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-037 10.07.1964 KH-4A 8 (Corona 82, OPS 3491) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va LC-1-1
1964-038 10.07.1964 Elektron 3
Elektron 4
Vostok-K Ba LC-1/5
1964-039 15.07.1964 Kosmos 35 (Zenit-2 #20) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-040 17.07.1964 Vela 3 (OPS 3662)
Vela 4 (OPS 3674)

ERS 13
Atlas-LV3 Agena-D CC LC-13
1964-041 28.07.1964 Ranger 7 Atlas-LV3 Agena-B CC LC-12
1964-042 30.07.1964 Kosmos 36 (DS-P1-Yu #1) Kosmos KY Mayak-2
August
1964-043 05.08.1964 KH-4A 9 (Corona 83, OPS 3042) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-044 14.08.1964 Kosmos 37 (Zenit-2 #21) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-045 14.08.1964 KH-7 10 (Gambit-1 4010, OPS 3802)
Hitchhiker 2 (P-11 3, OPS 3316)
Atlas-SLV3 Agena-D Va PALC-2-4
1964-046 18.08.1964 Kosmos 38 (Strela-1 #1)
Kosmos 39 (Strela-1 #2)
Kosmos 40 (Strela-1 #3)
Kosmos-1 Ba LC-41/15
1964-047 19.08.1964 Syncom 3 Delta-D CC LC-17A
1964-048 21.08.1964 KH-5 12 & Starflash 1B (Argon 9066A, Corona 84, Opporknockity, OPS 2739) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-1-2
1964-049 22.08.1964 Kosmos 41 (Molniya-1 (1b)) (Molniya-1 1L) Molniya Ba LC-1/5
1964-050 22.08.1964 Kosmos 42 (Strela-1 #4)
Kosmos 43 (Strela-1 #5)
Kosmos KY Mayak-2
1964-051 25.08.1964 Explorer 20 (IE A, TOPSI) Scout-X4 Va PALC-D
1964-052 28.08.1964 Nimbus 1 Thor-DM21 Agena-B Va 75-1-1 Partial Failure
1964-053 28.08.1964 Kosmos 44 (Meteor-1 #1) Vostok-2M Ba LC-31/6
September
1964-F10 01.09.1964 Transtage 1 Titan-3A CC LC-20 Failure
1964-054 05.09.1964 OGO 1 Atlas-LV3 Agena-B CC LC-12
1964-055 13.09.1964 Kosmos 45 (Zenit-4 #4) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1964-056 14.09.1964 KH-4A 10 (Corona 85, OPS 3497) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va PALC-1-1
1964-057 18.09.1964 Saturn-SA 7 & Apollo 102 (BP 15) Saturn-1 (Block-2) CC LC-37B
1964-058 23.09.1964 KH-7 11 (Gambit-1 4011, OPS 4262) Atlas-SLV3 Agena-D Va PALC-2-4
1964-059 24.09.1964 Kosmos 46 (Zenit-2 #22) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
October
1964-060 04.10.1964 Explorer 21 (IMP B) Delta-C CC LC-17A
1964-061 05.10.1964 KH-4A 11 (Corona 86, OPS 3333) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-062 06.10.1964 Kosmos 47 (Voskhod-3KV #1) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1964-063 06.10.1964 Transit-O 1 (NNS 30010, OPS 5798)
Dragsphere 1
Dragsphere 2
Thor-DSV2A Able-Star Va 75-1-2
1964-F11 07.10.1964 KH-7 12 (Gambit-1 4012, OPS 4036)
P-11 4102
Atlas-SLV3 Agena-D Va PALC-2-4 Failure
1964-064 10.10.1964 Explorer 22 (BE B) Scout-X4 Va PALC-D
1964-065 12.10.1964 Voskhod 1 (Voskhod-3KV #2) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1964-066 14.10.1964 Kosmos 48 (Zenit-2 #23) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
1964-067 17.10.1964 KH-4A 12 (Corona 87, OPS 3559) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va PALC-1-1
1964-F12 23.10.1964 Kosmos (49) (Strela-1 #6)
Kosmos (50) (Strela-1 #7)
Kosmos (51) (Strela-1 #8)
Kosmos-1 Ba LC-41/15 Failure
1964-068 23.10.1964 KH-7 13 (Gambit-1 4013, OPS 4384)
P-11 4302 (OPS 5063) (OPS 5063)
Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va PALC-2-3
1964-069 24.10.1964 Kosmos 49 (DS-MG #2) Kosmos KY Mayak-2
1964-070 28.10.1964 Kosmos 50 (Zenit-2 #24) Vostok-2 Ba LC-31/6
November
1964-071 02.11.1964 KH-4A 13 (Corona 88, OPS 5434) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-072 04.11.1964 P-698BK Group 3-D 1 & Bird Dog 3 (P-698BK 7157, OPS 3062) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-5
1964-073 05.11.1964 Mariner 3 Atlas-LV3 Agena-D CC LC-13
1964-074 06.11.1964 Explorer 23 (S 55c) Scout-X4 WI LA-3
1964-075 18.11.1964 KH-4A 14 & Orbis (Corona 89, OPS 3360) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-1-1
1964-076 21.11.1964 Explorer 24 (AD B)
Explorer 25 (IE B, Injun 4)
Scout-X4 Va PALC-D
1964-077 28.11.1964 Mariner 4 Atlas-LV3 Agena-D CC LC-12
1964-078 30.11.1964 Zond 2 (3MV-4 #1) Molniya Ba LC-1/5
December
1964-F13 01.12.1964 Kosmos (51) (DS-2 #2) Kosmos KY LC-86/1 Failure
1964-079 04.12.1964 KH-7 14 (Gambit-1 4014, OPS 4439) Atlas-SLV3 Agena-D Va PALC-2-4
1964-080 09.12.1964 Kosmos 51 (DS-MT #2) Kosmos KY LC-86/1
1964-081 10.12.1964 Transtage 2 Titan-3A CC LC-20
1964-082 11.12.1964 Surveyor-Model 1 Atlas-LV3C Centaur-C CC LC-36A
1964-083 13.12.1964 Transit-O 2 (NNS 30020, OPS 6582)
Transit 5E-5 (SN-43)
Thor-DSV2A Able-Star Va 75-1-2
1964-084 15.12.1964 San Marco 1 Scout-X4 WI LA-3
1964-085 19.12.1964 KH-4A 15 (Corona 90, OPS 3358) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-3-4
1964-086 21.12.1964 Explorer 26 (EPE D) Delta-C CC LC-17A
1964-087 21.12.1964 Quill 1 (OPS 3762, FTV 2355) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va 75-1-1

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
KY = Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd, USSR USSR
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
WI = Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA USA
1950 • 1951 • 1952 • 1953 • 1954 • 1955 • 1956 • 195719581959
1960196119621963196419651966196719681969
1970197119721973197419751976197719781979
1980198119821983198419851986198719881989
1990199119921993199419951996199719981999
2000200120022003200420052006200720082009
20102011201220132014201520162017 • 2018 • 2019