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Orbital launches in 1958

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* for airborne launches the take off site of the carrier aircraft is considered


United States


1958-02-01Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Explorer 1success
1958-02-05Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 6.5in #2failure
1958-03-05Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Explorer 2failure
1958-03-17Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 1 (6.5in #3)success
1958-03-26Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Explorer 3success
1958-04-27BaikonurSputnik 8A91Sputnik D-1 #1failure
1958-04-29Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 20in X-ray #1failure
1958-05-15BaikonurSputnik 8A91Sputnik 3 (D-1 #2)success
1958-05-28Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 20in Lyman-Alpha #1failure
1958-06-26Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 20in Lyman-Alpha #2failure
1958-07-25China LakePilot Pilot 1failure
1958-07-26Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Explorer 4success
1958-08-12China LakePilot Pilot 2failure
1958-08-17Cape CanaveralThor-Able Thor DM-18 Able IPioneer 0failure
1958-08-22China LakePilot Pilot 3failure
1958-08-24Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Explorer 5failure
1958-08-25China LakePilot Pilot 4failure
1958-08-26China LakePilot Pilot 5failure
1958-08-28China LakePilot Pilot 6failure
1958-09-23BaikonurLuna 8K72Luna Ye-1 #1failure
1958-09-26Cape CanaveralVanguard Vanguard 20in Cloud cover #1failure
1958-10-11BaikonurLuna 8K72Luna Ye-1 #2failure
1958-10-11Cape CanaveralThor-Able Thor DM-18 Able IPioneer 1pfailure
1958-10-23Cape CanaveralJuno-1 Beacon 1 failure
1958-11-08Cape CanaveralThor-Able Thor DM-18 Able IPioneer 2failure
1958-12-04BaikonurLuna 8K72Luna Ye-1 #3failure
1958-12-06Cape CanaveralJuno-2 Pioneer 3pfailure
1958-12-18Cape CanaveralAtlas B SCOREsuccess