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Orbital Launches of 1964

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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, Mission 1003, 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 5, Mission 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 6, Mission 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, Mission 1004, 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 (S/N 40)
Thor-DSV2A Able-Star Va 75-1-1 Failure
1964-020 23.04.1964 KH-7 7 (Gambit-1 7, Mission 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, Mission 1005, 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 8, Mission 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, Mission 1006, 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, Mission 1007, 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 9, Mission 4009, OPS 3684)
Noah's Ark (P-11 4301, OPS 4923)
Atlas-LV3 Agena-D Va LC-2-3
1964-038* 10.07.1964 Elektron 3
Elektron 4
Vostok-K Ba LC-1/5
1964-037* 10.07.1964 KH-4A 8 (Corona 82, Mission 1008, OPS 3491) Thor-SLV2A Agena-D Va LC-1-1
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, Mission 1009, 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 10, Mission 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 (EGO 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, Mission 1010, 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 11, Mission 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, Mission 1011, 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 12, Mission 4012, OPS 4036)
Pundit 3 (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, Mission 1012, 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 13, Mission 4013, OPS 4384)
Step Thirteen / Plymouth Rock 3 (P-11 4302, 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, Mission 1013, 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 14, Mission 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 (S/N 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, Mission 1015, 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

* = COSPAR designator assigned out of chronological sequence

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
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