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Orbital Launches of 1969

ID Date Payload(s) Launch Vehicle Site Remark
January
1969-001 05.01.1969 Venera 5 (V-69 #1) Molniya-M (Blok-VL) Ba LC-1/5
1969-002 10.01.1969 Venera 6 (V-69 #2) Molniya-M (Blok-VL) Ba LC-1/5
1969-003 12.01.1969 Kosmos 263 (Zenit-2 #70) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-004 14.01.1969 Soyuz 4 Soyuz Ba LC-31/6
1969-005 15.01.1969 Soyuz 5 Soyuz Ba LC-1/5
1969-F01 20.01.1969 Zond (7a) (L1 13) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23 Failure
1969-006 22.01.1969 OSO 5 Delta-C1 CC LC-17B
1969-007 22.01.1969 KH-8 19 (Gambit-3 4319, OPS 7585) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1969-008 23.01.1969 Kosmos 264 (Zenit-4M #2, Rotor #2) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1969-F02 25.01.1969 Kosmos (265) (US-AO #5) Tsiklon-2A Ba LC-90/19 Failure
1969-009 30.01.1969 Isis 1 Delta-E1 Va SLC-2E
February
1969-F03 01.02.1969 Kosmos (265) (Meteor-1 #11) Vostok-2M Pl LC-41/1 Failure
1969-010 05.02.1969 KH-4B 6 (Corona 131, OPS 3890)
P-801 2 (OPS 2644)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-011 06.02.1969 Intelsat-3 3 Delta-M CC LC-17A
1969-012 07.02.1969 Kosmos 265 (DS-P1-Yu #18) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-013 09.02.1969 TACSAT 1 (OPS 0757) Titan-3C CC LC-41
1969-F04 19.02.1969 Luna (15a) (Lunokhod (1), Ye-8 #1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24 Failure-
1969-F05 21.02.1969 L1S #1
L3 Model #1
N1/L3 Blok-G Blok-D Ba LC-110R Failure
1969-014 25.02.1969 Mariner 6 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36B
1969-015 25.02.1969 Kosmos 266 (Zenit-2 #71) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-016 26.02.1969 ESSA 9 Delta-E1 CC LC-17B
1969-017 26.02.1969 Kosmos 267 (Zenit-4 #51) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
March
1969-018 03.03.1969 Apollo 9 (CSM 104, Gumdrop)
LM 3 (Spider)
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39A
1969-019 04.03.1969 KH-8 20 (Gambit-3 4320, OPS 4248) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1969-020 05.03.1969 Kosmos 268 (DS-P1-Yu #19) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4
1969-021 05.03.1969 Kosmos 269 (Tselina-O #4) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-022 06.03.1969 Kosmos 270 (Zenit-4 #52) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-023 15.03.1969 Kosmos 271 (Zenit-4 #53) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-024 17.03.1969 Kosmos 272 (Sfera #4) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-025 18.03.1969 OV1 17 (P69-1(a))
OV1 18 (P69-1(b))
OV1 19 (P69-1(c))

Orbiscal 2 (OV1 17A, P69-1(d))
Atlas-F OV1 (3×) Va ABRES-A2
1969-026 19.03.1969 KH-4A 50 (Corona 132, OPS 3722)
P-11 4418 (OPS 2285)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-027 22.03.1969 Kosmos 273 (Zenit-2 #72) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-028 24.03.1969 Kosmos 274 (Zenit-4 #54) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-029 26.03.1969 Meteor-1 1 Vostok-2M Pl LC-41/1
1969-F06 27.03.1969 Mars (2b) (M-69 #1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23 Failure
1969-030 27.03.1969 Mariner 7 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36A
1969-031 28.03.1969 Kosmos 275 (DS-P1-I #5) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
April
1969-F07 02.04.1969 Mars (2c) (M-69 #2) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24 Failure
1969-032 04.04.1969 Kosmos 276 (Zenit-4 #55) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-033 04.04.1969 Kosmos 277 (DS-P1-Yu #20) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-034 09.04.1969 Kosmos 278 (Zenit-2 #73) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-035 11.04.1969 Molniya-1 11 (Molniya-1 16L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Ba LC-1/5
1969-036 13.04.1969 Canyon 2 (OPS 3148) Atlas-SLV3A Agena-D CC LC-13
1969-037 14.04.1969 Nimbus 3
SECOR 13 (EGRS 13, S69-2)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-2E
1969-038 15.04.1969 Kosmos 279 (Zenit-4 #56) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-039 15.04.1969 KH-8 21 (Gambit-3 4321, OPS 5310) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1969-040 23.04.1969 Kosmos 280 (Zenit-4M #3, Rotor #3) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
May
1969-041 02.05.1969 KH-4A 51 (Corona 133, OPS 1101)
P-11 4417 (OPS 1721)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-042 13.05.1969 Kosmos 281 (Zenit-2 #74) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-043 18.05.1969 Apollo 10 (CSM 106, Charly Brown)
LM 4 (Snoopy)
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39B
1969-044 20.05.1969 Kosmos 282 (Zenit-4 #57) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-045 22.05.1969 Intelsat-3 4 Delta-M CC LC-17A
1969-046 23.05.1969 Vela 9 (OPS 6909)
Vela 10 (OPS 6911)

OV5 5 (ERS 29, S68-3(a))
OV5 6 (ERS 26, S68-3(b))
OV5 9 (S68-3(c))
Titan-3C CC LC-41
1969-047 27.05.1969 Kosmos 283 (DS-P1-Yu #21) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-048 29.05.1969 Kosmos 284 (Zenit-4 #58) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
June
1969-049 03.06.1969 Kosmos 285 (DS-P1-Yu #22) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-050 03.06.1969 KH-8 22 (Gambit-3 4322, OPS 1077) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1969-051 05.06.1969 OGO 6 Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-2E
1969-F08 14.06.1969 Luna (15b) (Ye-8-5 #1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24 Failure-
1969-052 15.06.1969 Kosmos 286 (Zenit-4 #59) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-053 21.06.1969 Explorer 41 (IMP G) Delta-E1 Va SLC-2W
1969-054 24.06.1969 Kosmos 287 (Zenit-2 #75) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-055 27.06.1969 Kosmos 288 (Zenit-4 #60) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1969-056 29.06.1969 Biosat 3 (Bios 3) Delta-N CC LC-17A
July
1969-F09 02.07.1969 STV 2 Europa-1 Wo LC-6A Failure
1969-F10 03.07.1969 L1S #2
L3 Model #2
N1/L3 Blok-G Blok-D Ba LC-110R Failure
1969-057 10.07.1969 Kosmos 289 (Zenit-4 #61) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-058 13.07.1969 Luna 15 (Ye-8-5 #2) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24
1969-059 16.07.1969 Apollo 11 (CSM 107, Columbia)
LM 5 (Eagle)
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39A
1969-060 22.07.1969 Kosmos 290 (Zenit-2 #76) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-061 22.07.1969 Molniya-1 12 (Molniya-1 18L) Molniya-M (Blok-ML) Ba LC-1/5
1969-062 23.07.1969 DSAP-4B F3 (OPS 1127) Thor-LV2F Burner-2 Va SLC-10W
1969-F11 23.07.1969 Kosmos (291) (DS-P1-Yu #23) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1 Failure
1969-063 24.07.1969 KH-4B 7 (Corona 134, OPS 3654) Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-064 26.07.1969 Intelsat-3 5 Delta-M CC LC-17A Partial Failure
1969-065 31.07.1969 Strawman 2 (OPS 8285) Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-1W
August
1969-066 06.08.1969 Kosmos 291 (IS-GVM #1) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/19
1969-067 07.08.1969 Zond 7 (L1 11) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23
1969-068 09.08.1969 OSO 6
PAC 1
Delta-N CC LC-17A
1969-069 12.08.1969 ATS 5 Atlas-SLV3C Centaur-D CC LC-36A
1969-070 13.08.1969 Kosmos 292 (Zaliv #3) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-071 16.08.1969 Kosmos 293 (Zenit-2M #4, Gektor #4) & Nauka-5KS 1L Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-071 19.08.1969 Kosmos 294 (Zenit-4 #62) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-072 22.08.1969 Kosmos 295 (DS-P1-Yu #24) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-073 23.08.1969 KH-8 23 (Gambit-3 4323, OPS 7807) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
1969-F12 27.08.1969 Pioneer E
TTS 3
Delta-L CC LC-17A Failure
1969-075 29.08.1969 Kosmos 296 (Zenit-4 #63) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
September
1969-076 02.09.1969 Kosmos 297 (Zenit-4 #64) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-077 15.09.1969 Kosmos 298 (OGCh #21) R-36-O Ba LC-191/66
1969-078 18.09.1969 Kosmos 299 (Zenit-4 #65) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-F13 22.09.1969 Ohsumi (#4) L-4S Ka LP-L Failure
1969-079 22.09.1969 KH-4A 52 (Corona 135, OPS 3531)
P-11 4419 (OPS 4710)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-080 23.09.1969 Kosmos 300 (Luna (16a), Ye-8-5 #3) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24 Partial Failure
1969-081 24.09.1969 Kosmos 301 (Zenit-2 #77) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-082 30.09.1969 Poppy 6A (NRL-PL 161)
Poppy 6B (NRL-PL 162)
Poppy 6C (NRL-PL 163)
Poppy 6D (NRL-PL 164)
NRL-PL 176
Timation 2
Tempsat 2
SOICAL Cone (S69-4(a))
SOICAL Cylinder (S69-4(b))
P-11 4407 (OPS 7613)
Thorad-SLV2G Agena-D Va SLC-1W
October
1969-083 01.10.1969 ESRO 1B (Boreas) Scout-B Va SLC-5
1969-084 06.10.1969 Meteor-1 2 Vostok-2M Pl LC-41/1
1969-085 11.10.1969 Soyuz 6 Soyuz Ba LC-31/6
1969-086 12.10.1969 Soyuz 7 Soyuz Ba LC-1/5
1969-087 13.10.1969 Soyuz 8 Soyuz Ba LC-31/6
1969-088 14.10.1969 Interkosmos 1 (DS-U3-IK #1) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-089 17.10.1969 Kosmos 302 (Zenit-4 #66) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-090 18.10.1969 Kosmos 303 (DS-P1-Yu #25) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-091 21.10.1969 Kosmos 304 (Zaliv #4) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-092 22.10.1969 Kosmos 305 (Luna (16b), Ye-8-5 #4) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/24 Partial Failure
1969-093 24.10.1969 Kosmos 306 (Zenit-2M #5, Gektor #5) Voskhod Ba LC-1/5
1969-094 24.10.1969 Kosmos 307 (DS-P1-Yu #26) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4
1969-095 24.10.1969 KH-8 24 (Gambit-3 4324, OPS 8455) Titan-3B Agena-D Va SLC-4W
November
1969-096 04.11.1969 Kosmos 308 (DS-P1-I #6) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-097 08.11.1969 Azur Scout-B Va SLC-5
1969-098 12.11.1969 Kosmos 309 (Zenit-2 #78) & Nauka-3KS 1L Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-099 14.11.1969 Apollo 12 (CSM 108, Yankee Clipper)
LM 6 (Intrepid)
Saturn-5 CCK LC-39A
1969-100 15.11.1969 Kosmos 310 (Zenit-4 #67) Voskhod Ba LC-31/6
1969-101 22.11.1969 Skynet 1A Delta-M CC LC-17A
1969-102 24.11.1969 Kosmos 311 (DS-P1-Yu #27) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-103 24.11.1969 Kosmos 312 (Sfera #5) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-F14 28.11.1969 Kosmos (311) (L1E 1) Proton-K Blok-D Ba LC-81/23 Failure
December
1969-104 03.12.1969 Kosmos 313 (Zenit-2M #6, Gektor #6) Voskhod Pl LC-43/4
1969-105 04.12.1969 KH-4B 8 (Corona 136, OPS 6617) Thorad-SLV2H Agena-D Va SLC-3W
1969-106 11.12.1969 Kosmos 314 (DS-P1-Yu #28) Kosmos-2 Pl LC-133/1
1969-107 20.12.1969 Kosmos 315 (Tselina-O #5) Kosmos-3M Pl
1969-108 23.12.1969 Kosmos 316 (I2P #3) Tsiklon-2 Ba LC-90/20
1969-109 23.12.1969 Kosmos 317 (Zenit-4MK #1, Germes #1) Voskhod Pl LC-41/1
1969-110 25.12.1969 Interkosmos 2 (DS-U1-IK #1) Kosmos-2 KY LC-86/4
1969-F15 27.12.1969 Kosmos (318) (Ionosfernaya #1) Kosmos-3M Pl LC-132/1 Failure

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
CCK = NASA John F. Kennedy Space Center, Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA USA
Ka = Kagoshima Space Center / Uchinoura Space Center, Kagoshima, Kyushu, Japan Japan
KY = Kapustin Yar (GTsP-4, GTsMP-4), Volgograd, USSR USSR
Pl = Plesetsk (NIIP-53, GIK-1, GNIIP), USSR USSR
Va = Vandenberg AFB, California, USA USA
Wo = Woomera Instrumented Range, Woomera, South Australia, Australia Australia
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