Engineering:List of Titan launches

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This is a list of launches made by the LGM-25 Titan ICBMs, and their derivatives.

Launch statistics

Rockets from the Titan family accumulated 368 launches between 1959 and 2005, 322 of which were successful, yielding a 87.5% success rate.

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Launches

Date/Time (GMT) Configuration Serial Numbers Launch Site Trajectory Result Payload Remarks

1959

6 February
21:22
Titan I A-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success First flight of Titan I, Battleship second stage
25 February
19:45
Titan I A-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Battleship second stage
3 April
17:11
Titan I A-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Battleship second stage
4 May
18:30
Titan I A-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Battleship second stage
14 August
16:00
Titan I B-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Failure Premature umbilical release caused a shutdown command to be sent at T+5 seconds. Missile fell back onto the pad and exploded.[1]
12 December
17:11
Titan I C-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure RVX-3 Vibration accidentally set off the RSO destruct charges at liftoff.[1][2]

1960

2 February
18:08
Titan I B-7A Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success
5 February
21:46
Titan I C-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure RVX-3 Guidance compartment collapsed at T+52 seconds. Missile destroyed itself T+56 seconds.
24 February Titan I G-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
8 March
18:00
Titan I C-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure RVX-3 Second stage failed to start. Stuck valve prevented operation of the gas generator.
22 March Titan I G-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
8 April Titan I C-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success RVX-3
21 April
20:55
Titan I G-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
28 April
20:18
Titan I C-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success RVX-3
13 May
21:25
Titan I G-7 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
27 May
17:20
Titan I G-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success RVX-4
24 June Titan I G-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
1 July
17:29
Titan I J-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Broken hydraulic line led to loss of control. RSO T+11 seconds.
28 July
21:38
Titan I J-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Premature first stage shutdown. LOX valve accidentally closed, terminating thrust.
10 August
22:46
Titan I J-7 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
30 August Titan I J-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
28 September Titan I J-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
29 September
14:20
Titan I G-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success RVX-4
7 October
15:50
Titan I J-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
24 October
23:16
Titan I J-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
4 December
05:35
Titan I V-2 Vandenberg Air Force Base OSTF Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Silo elevator collapsed. Missile fell back into the silo and exploded.
20 December Titan I J-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Second stage gas generator failed to start.

1961

20 January
20:53
Titan I AJ-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Improper disconnect of a pad umbilical prevented second stage ignition.
10 February
05:55
Titan I AJ-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
20 February Titan I AJ-13 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
3 March Titan I AJ-12 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Second stage turbopump failure
28 March Titan I AJ-14 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
31 March
19:42
Titan I AJ-15 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV First stage turbopump failure
3 May Titan I VS-1 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLTF Suborbital Success Missile intentionally destroyed at T+180 seconds as a test of the range safety system.
23 May Titan I AJ-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
24 June
03:28
Titan I M-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Second stage hydraulics failure.
21 July
02:00
Titan I AJ-18 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
25 July
19:05
Titan I M-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
4 August Titan I AJ-19 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
7 September
01:30
Titan I AJ-17 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
8 September
19:05
Titan I M-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
23 September
20:36
Titan I SM-2 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Partial failure Premature first stage cutoff resulted in early second stage start and burn until LOX depletion.
29 September
01:52
Titan I AJ-20 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
7 October
01:30
Titan I M-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV Titan II guidance test
24 October
23:28
Titan I AJ-21 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
22 November
00:30
Titan I AJ-22 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
29 November
19:05
Titan I M-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
13 December Titan I AJ-23 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
15 December Titan I M-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Electrical malfunction prevented second stage start

1962

21 January
00:57
Titan I SM-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A3 Suborbital Failure Second stage yaw actuator malfunctioned at liftoff, causing the stage to tumble at separation and fail to start.
29 January
23:30
Titan I M-7 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Mk.4 REV
23 February Titan I SM-18 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
16 March
18:09
Titan II N-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV First flight of Titan II
4 May
21:43
Titan I SM-34 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
7 June
18:21
Titan II N-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
11 July
18:51
Titan II N-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
25 July
16:17
Titan II N-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
12 September
15:50
Titan II N-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
6 October Titan I SM-35 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
12 October
16:24
Titan II N-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
26 October
17:05
Titan II N-12 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
5 December Titan I SM-11 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
6 December
20:31
Titan II N-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure Mk.4 REV Pogo oscillation reduction experiment failed and caused premature first stage shutdown from vibration
19 December
20:08
Titan II N-13 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV

1963

10 January Titan II N-15 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure Mk.6 REV Second stage developed low thrust and landed well short of its intended impact point
29 January Titan I SM-8 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
6 February
17:59
Titan II N-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
16 February
21:45
Titan II N-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Failure Mk.6 REV Design flaw caused the silo umbilicals to rip wiring out of the missile at liftoff, cutting power to the guidance system and causing complete loss of control. The malfunction prevented the range safety destruct charges from working, but the backup destruct system activated at T+30 seconds. "Awful Tired"[3]
21 March
15:23
Titan II N-18 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
30 March
08:45
Titan I SM-3 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A2 Suborbital Success NTMP K-17
5 April Titan I V-1 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
13 April Titan I SM-1 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A3 Suborbital Success NTMP K-21
19 April Titan II N-21 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success
27 April Titan II N-8 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV "Dinner Party"[3]
1 May
10:15
Titan I V-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Failure Stuck engine valve caused the missile to tip over at liftoff and explode on impact with the ground
9 May Titan II N-14 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
13 May Titan II N-19 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV "Flying Frog"[3]
24 May
17:33
Titan II N-17 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV
29 May
16:56
Titan II N-20 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-16 Suborbital Failure Mk.6 REV Pogo oscillation reduction experiment. Fuel valve leak caused a thrust section fire and loss of control. Missile self-destructed at T+52 seconds.
20 June Titan II N-22 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV "Thread Needle"[3]
16 July Titan I SM-24 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A2 Suborbital Success
15 August Titan I SM-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
21 August
23:23
Titan II N-24 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Pod T-202 Gemini Malfunction Detection System test
30 August Titan I SM-56 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A3 Suborbital Success
17 September Titan I SM-83 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A2 Suborbital Success
23 September Titan II N-23 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success Mk.6 REV "Tar Top"[3]
1 November
20:15
Titan II N-25 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Pod T Pogo oscillation reduction experiment
Gemini Malfunction Detection System test
9 November Titan II N-27 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success
14 November Titan I SM-68 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success
12 December
20:00
Titan II N-29 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Pod T Pogo oscillation reduction experiment
Gemini Malfunction Detection System test
17 December Titan II N-28 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success Pod T

1964

15 January Titan II N-31 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Pod T Pogo oscillation reduction experiment
Gemini Malfunction Detection System test
23 January Titan II N-26 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success
17 February
16:15
Titan II B-15 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success
26 February
20:15
Titan II N-32 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success
13 March Titan II N-30 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success
24 March
01:42
Titan II N-33 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success Pod T-207 Gemini Malfunction Detection System test
6 April
16:00:01
Titan II GLV GT-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 1 First Gemini launch, first orbital Titan launch
9 April
20:00
Titan II N-3A Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-15 Suborbital Success
30 July Titan II B-28 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Cobra Skin"[3]
11 August Titan II B-9 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Double Talley"[3]
13 August Titan II B-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Gentle Annie"[3]
1 September
15:00:06
Titan IIIA 3A-2 TS-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 Planned: LEO Failure First flight of Titan III, Transtage failed to pressurise
2 October Titan II B-1 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Black Widow"[3]
4 November
17:00
Titan II B-32 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "High Rider"[3]
8 December Titan I SM-85 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A1 Suborbital Success "ST West Wind I"[3]
10 December
16:52:33
Titan IIIA 3A-1 TS-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 LEO Success

1965

14 January
12:00
Titan I SM-33 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A3 Suborbital Success "ST West Wind III"[3]
19 January
14:04:00
Titan II GLV GT-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 Suborbital Success Gemini 2
11 February
15:19:05
Titan IIIA 3A-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 LEO Success LES-1
5 March Titan I SM-80 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-A3 Suborbital Success "ST West Wind II",[3] final flight of Titan I
23 March
14:24:00
Titan II GLV GT-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 3 First crewed Titan launch
25 March
02:15
Titan II B-60 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Arctic Sun"[3]
16 April
19:19
Titan II B-45 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Bear Hug"[3]
30 April
19:05
Titan II B-54 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Failure "Card Deck"[3]First stage engines shut down T+100 seconds due to loss of turbopump lubricant
6 May
15:00:03
Titan IIIA 3A-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-20 LEO Success LES-2
LCS-1
Final flight of Titan IIIA
21 May
23:53
Titan II B-51 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Front Sight"[3]
3 June
15:16:00
Titan II GLV GT-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 4 Crewed flight
14 June
13:31
Titan II B-22 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Partial failure "Gold Fish"[3]One vernier engine failed, warhead missed target
18 June
14:00:04
Titan IIIC 3C-7 TS-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO Success First flight of Titan IIIC
30 June
14:29
Titan II B-30 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Busy Bee"[3]
21 July
18:18
Titan II B-62 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Long Ball"[3]
16 August
20:04
Titan II B-6 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Magic Lamp"[3]
21 August
14:00:00
Titan II GLV GT-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 5
REP
Crewed flight
26 August
00:04
Titan II B-19 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "New Role"[3]
21 September
14:04
Titan II B-58 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Failure "Bold Guy"[3] Electrical short in guidance computer results in premature second stage cutoff. Planned range not achieved.
15 October
17:23:59
Titan IIIC 3C-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO Failure LCS-2
OV2-1
Transtage disintegrated
20 October
18:09
Titan II B-33 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Power Box"[3]
27 November
10:00
Titan II B-20 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Red Wagon"[3]
30 November
14:44
Titan II B-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Failure "Cross Fire"[3] Second stage fuel leak results in loss of control
4 December
19:30:04
Titan II GLV GT-7 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 7 Crewed flight
15 December
13:37:26
Titan II GLV GT-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 6A Crewed flight
21 December
14:00:01
Titan IIIC 3C-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GTO (intended)
HEO (achieved)
Partial failure LES-4
LES-3
OV2-3
OSCAR 4
Third burn of the Transtage failed, and payloads failed to achieve GTO. OV2-3 failed to separate from the Transtage.
22 December
14:10
Titan II B-73 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Sea Rover"[3]

1966

3 February
11:11
Titan II B-87 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Winter Ice"[3]
17 February
09:45
Titan II B-61 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Black Hawk"[3]
16 March
16:41:02
Titan II GLV GT-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 8 Crewed flight
25 March
09:42
Titan II B-16 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Close Touch"[3]
5 April
16:20
Titan II B-50 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-D Suborbital Success "Gold Ring"[3]
20 April
08:44
Titan II B-55 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Long Light"[3]
24 May Titan II B-91 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Partial failure "Silver Bullet"[3]RV separation signal received, but not utilized.
3 June
13:39:33
Titan II GLV GT-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 9A Crewed flight
16 June
14:00:01
Titan IIIC 3C-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Sub-GSO Success OPS-9311 (IDCSP)
OPS-9312 (IDCSP)
OPS-9313 (IDCSP)
OPS-9314 (IDCSP)
OPS-9315 (IDCSP)
OPS-9316 (IDCSP)
OPS-9317 (IDCSP)
GGTS-1
18 July
22:20:27
Titan II GLV GT-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 10 Crewed flight
22 July Titan II B-95 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Giant Train"[3]
29 July
18:43
Titan IIIB 3B-1 4751 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-3014 (KH-8) First flight of Titan IIIB
26 August
13:59:56
Titan IIIC 3C-12 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Planned: Sub-GSO Failure 7 x IDCSP
GGTS-2
Payload fairing disintegrated at T+78 seconds. ISDS destroyed vehicle T+83 seconds.
12 September
14:42:27
Titan II-GLV GT-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 11 Crewed flight
16 September Titan II B-40 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Black River"[3]
28 September
19:12
Titan IIIB 3B-2 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4096 (KH-8)
3 November
13:50:42
Titan IIIC 3C-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO Success Gemini B
OV4-3
OV4-1R/T
Manned Orbiting Laboratory boilerplate
Gemini B released on suborbital trajectory
11 November
20:46:33
Titan II-GLV GT-12 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-19 LEO Success Gemini 12 Final Crewed Titan flight
24 November
10:00
Titan II B-68 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Bubble Girl"[3]
14 December
18:14
Titan IIIB 3B-3 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8968 (KH-8)

1967

18 January
14:19
Titan IIIC 3C-13 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Sub-GSO Success OPS-9321 (IDCSP)
OPS-9322 (IDCSP)
OPS-9323 (IDCSP)
OPS-9324 (IDCSP)
OPS-9325 (IDCSP)
OPS-9326 (IDCSP)
OPS-9327 (IDCSP)
OPS-9328 (IDCSP)
24 February
19:55
Titan IIIB 3B-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4204 (KH-8)
17 March Titan II B-76 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Gift Horse"[3]
12 April Titan II B-81 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Failure "Glamour Girl"[3]Second stage yaw gyro short results in loss of control
26 April
18:00
Titan IIIB 3B-5 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Planned: LEO Failure OPS-4243 (KH-8) Second stage lost thrust due to probable fuel line obstruction. Vehicle impacted the Pacific Ocean 600 miles downrange.
28 April
10:01
Titan IIIC 3C-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 HEO Success OPS-6638 (Vela)
OPS-6679 (Vela)
ORS-4
OV5-1
OV5-3
20 June
16:19
Titan IIIB 3B-8 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4282 (KH-8)
23 June Titan II B-70 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Buggy Wheel"[3]
1 July
13:15
Titan IIIC 3C-14 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Sub-GSO Success OPS-9331 (IDCSP)
OPS-9332 (IDCSP)
OPS-9333 (IDCSP)
OPS-9334 (IDCSP)
LES-5
DODGE
16 August
17:02
Titan IIIB 3B-9 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4886 (KH-8)
11 September Titan II B-21 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Glowing Bright"[3]
19 September
18:28
Titan IIIB 3B-10 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4941 (KH-8)
25 October
19:15
Titan IIIB 3B-11 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4995 (KH-8)
5 December
18:45
Titan IIIB 3B-12 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5000 (KH-8)

1968

18 January
19:04
Titan IIIB 3B-13 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5028 (KH-8)
28 February
15:00
Titan II B-88 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 04T"[3]
13 March
19:55
Titan IIIB 3B-14 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5057 (KH-8)
2 April Titan II B-36 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 10T"[3]
7 April
17:00
Titan IIIB 3B-15 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5105 (KH-8)
5 June
17:31
Titan IIIB 3B-16 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5138 (KH-8)
12 June Titan II B-82 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 08T"[3]
13 June
14:03
Titan IIIC 3C-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Sub-GSO Success OPS-9341 (IDCSP)
OPS-9342 (IDCSP)
OPS-9343 (IDCSP)
OPS-9344 (IDCSP)
OPS-9345 (IDCSP)
OPS-9346 (IDCSP)
OPS-9347 (IDCSP)
OPS-9348 (IDCSP)
6 August
16:33
Titan IIIB 3B-17 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5187 (KH-8)
21 August Titan II B-53 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 18T"[3]
10 September
18:30
Titan IIIB 3B-18 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5247 (KH-8)
26 September
07:37
Titan IIIC 3C-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success LES-6
OV2-5
OV5-2
OV5-4
6 November
19:10
Titan IIIB 3B-19 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5296 (KH-8)
19 November Titan II B-3 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 23T"[3]
4 December
19:23
Titan IIIB 3B-20 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-6518 (KH-8)

1969

22 January
19:10
Titan IIIB 3B-6 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7585 (KH-8)
9 February
21:09
Titan IIIC 3C-17 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success OPS-0757 (Tacsat)
4 March
19:30
Titan IIIB 3B-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4248 (KH-8)
15 April
17:30
Titan IIIB 3B-21 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5310 (KH-8)
20 May Titan II B-83 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-B Suborbital Success "Glory Trip 39T"[3]
23 May
07:57
Titan IIIC 3C-15 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 HEO Success OPS-6909 (Vela)
OPS-6911 (Vela)
OV5-5
OV5-6
OV5-9
3 June
16:49
Titan IIIB 3B-22 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-1077 (KH-8)
23 August
16:00
Titan III(23)B 23B-1 3B-23 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7807 (KH-8A) First flight of Titan 23B
14 October
18:10
Titan III(23)B 23B-2 3B-24 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8455 (KH-8A)

1970

14 January
18:43
Titan III(23)B 23B-3 3B-24 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-6531 (KH-8A)
8 April
10:50
Titan IIIC 3C-18 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success OPS-7033 (Vela)
OPS-7044 (Vela)
15 April
15:52
Titan III(23)B 23B-4 3B-26 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-2863 (KH-8A)
25 June
14:50
Titan III(23)B 23B-5 3B-27 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-6820 (KH-8A)
18 August
14:45
Titan III(23)B 23B-6 3B-28 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7874 (KH-8A)
23 October
17:40
Titan III(23)B 23B-7 3B-29 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7568 (KH-8A)
6 November
10:35
Titan III(23)C 23C-1 3C-19 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Planned: GSO
Actual: Sub-GSO
Partial failure OPS-5960 (IMEWS) First flight of Titan 23C, reached lower orbit than planned

1971

21 January
18:28
Titan III(23)B 23B-8 3B-30 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7776 (KH-8A)
21 March
03:45
Titan III(33)B 33B-1 3B-36 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-4788 (Jumpseat) First flight of Titan 33B
22 April
15:30
Titan III(23)B 23B-9 3B-31 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7899 (KH-8A) Final flight of Titan 23B
5 May
07:43
Titan III(23)C 23C-2 3C-20 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-3811 (IMEWS)
15 June
18:41
Titan III(23)D 23D-1 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-8709 (KH-9) First flight of Titan IIID
20 June
22:45
Titan II B-12 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M1-17
12 August
15:30
Titan III(24)B 24B-1 3B-32 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8607 (KH-8A) First flight of Titan 24B
28 August
02:22
Titan II B-100 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M2-1
23 October
17:16
Titan III(24)B 24B-2 3B-33 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7616 (KH-8A)
3 November
03:09
Titan III(23)C 23C-3 3C-21 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9431 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9432 (DSCS-II)

1972

20 January
18:36
Titan III(23)D 23D-2 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-1737 (KH-9)
SSF-B-22
16 February
09:59
Titan III(33)B 33B-2 3B-37 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Planned: Molniya Failure OPS-1844 (Jumpseat) Failed to reach orbit
1 March
09:39
Titan III(23)C 23C-4 3C-22 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-1570 (IMEWS)
17 March
17:00
Titan III(24)B 24B-3 3B-34 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-1678 (KH-8A)
20 May
15:30
Titan III(24)B 24B-4 3B-35 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Planned: LEO Failure OPS-6574 (KH-8A) Agena pressurization failure
24 May
23:45
Titan II B-46 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M2-10
7 July
17:46
Titan III(23)D 23D-5 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-7293 (KH-9)
SSF-B-23
1 September
17:44
Titan III(24)B 24B-5 3B-39 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8888 (KH-8A)
10 October
18:03
Titan III(23)D 23D-3 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-8314 (KH-9)
SSF-C-3
11 October
11:30
Titan II B-78 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M2-14
21 December
17:45
Titan III(24)B 24B-6 3B-40 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-3978 (KH-8A)

1973

9 March
21:00
Titan III(23)D 23D-6 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-8410 (KH-9)
16 May
16:40
Titan III(24)B 24B-7 3B-41 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-2093 (KH-8A)
12 June
07:14
Titan III(23)C 23C-6 3C-24 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-6157 (IMEWS)
26 June
17:00
Titan III(24)B 24B-9 3B-43 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Failure OPS-4018 (KH-8A) Agena fuel valve failure
13 July
20:24
Titan III(23)D 23D-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-8261 (KH-9)
21 August
16:07
Titan III(33)B 33B-3 3B-38 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-7724 (Jumpseat) Final flight of Titan 33B
27 September
17:15
Titan III(24)B 24B-8 3B-42 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-6275 (KH-8A)
6 October Titan II B-69 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M2-27
10 November
20:09
Titan III(23)D 23D-8 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-6630 (KH-9)
SSF-B-24
SSF-C-4
13 December
23:57
Titan III(23)C 23C-8 3C-26 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9433 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9434 (DSCS-II)

1974

11 February
13:48
Titan III(23)E 23E-1 TC-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Planned: Sub-GSO Failure Sphinx
Viking-DS
First flight of Titan IIIE. Centaur LOX turbopump malfunction. RSO T+525 seconds.
13 February
18:00
Titan III(24)B 24B-10 3B-44 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-6889 (KH-8A)
1 March Titan II B-85 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SSTTP M2-31
10 April
20:20
Titan III(23)D 23D-9 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-6245 (KH-9)
SSF-B-25
IRCB
30 May
13:00
Titan III(23)C 23C-9 3C-27 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success ATS-6
6 June
16:30
Titan III(24)B 24B-11 3B-45 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-1776 (KH-8A)
14 August
15:35
Titan III(24)B 24B-12 3B-46 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-3004 (KH-8A)
29 October
19:30
Titan III(23)D 23D-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-7122 (KH-9)
OPS-8452 (S3)
SSF-B-26
10 December
07:11
Titan III(23)E/Star-37E 23E-2 TC-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric Success Helios-1 Probe targeted to examine the Sun; first probe to fly inside the orbit of Mercury

1975

10 January
02:27
Titan II B-27 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success SOFT-1
10 March
04:41
Titan III(34)B 34B-1 3B-50 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-2439 (Jumpseat) First flight of Titan 34B
18 April
16:48
Titan III(24)B 24B-14 3B-48 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4883 (KH-8A)
20 May
14:03
Titan III(23)C 23C-7 3C-25 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Planned: GSO
Actual: LEO
Failure OPS-9435 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9436 (DSCS-II)
Transtage gyroscope malfunction
8 June
18:30
Titan III(23)D 23D-10 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-6381 (KH-9)
SSF-C-5
7 August Titan II B-52 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success DG-2
20 August
21:22
Titan III(23)E 23E-4 TC-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric Success Viking 1 Mars orbiter and lander; lander arrived at Chryse Planitia on July 20, 1976.
9 September
18:39
Titan III(23)E 23E-3 TC-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric Success Viking 2 Mars orbiter and lander; lander arrived at Utopia Planitia on September 3, 1976.
9 October
19:15
Titan III(24)B 24B-13 3B-47 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-5499 (KH-8A)
4 December
20:38
Titan III(23)D 23D-13 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-4428 (KH-9)
OPS-5547 (S3)
4 December Titan II B-41 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success DG-4
14 December
05:15
Titan III(23)C 23C-11 3C-29 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-3165 (DSP)

1976

15 January
05:34
Titan III(23)E/Star-37E 23E-5 TC-5 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric Success Helios-2 Probe targeted to examine the Sun; achieved highest velocity of any man-made object, 252,792 km/h (157,078 mph) relative to the Sun.[4]
15 March
01:25
Titan III(23)C 23C-12 3C-30 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success LES-8
LES-9
Solrad 11A
Solrad 11B
22 March
18:14
Titan III(24)B 24B-18 3B-52 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7600 (KH-8A)
2 June
20:56
Titan III(34)B 34B-5 3B-55 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-7837 (SDS)
26 June
03:00
Titan III(23)C 23C-10 3C-28 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-2112 (DSP)
28 June
02:40
Titan II B-17 Vandenberg Air Force Base LC-395-C Suborbital Success ITF-1 "Rivet Hawk",[5] final flight of Titan ICBM, carried prototype Titan 23G guidance system
8 July
18:30
Titan III(23)D 23D-14 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-4699 (KH-9)
OPS-3986 (S3)
SSF-D-1
6 August
22:21
Titan III(34)B 34B-6 3B-56 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-7940 (SDS)
15 September
18:50
Titan III(24)B 24B-17 3B-51 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8533 (KH-8A)
19 December
18:19
Titan III(23)D 23D-15 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-5705 (KH-11)

1977

6 February
06:00
Titan III(23)C 23C-5 3C-23 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-3151 (DSP)
13 March
18:41
Titan III(24)B 24B-19 3B-54 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-4915 (KH-8A)
12 May
14:26
Titan III(23)C 23C-14 3C-32 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9437 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9438 (DSCS-II)
27 June
18:30
Titan III(23)D 23D-17 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-4800 (KH-9)
20 August
14:29
Titan III(23)E 23E-7 TC-7 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric[6] Success Voyager 2 Probe targeted at Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune; completed Planetary Grand Tour
Solar System escape velocity achieved on Jupiter fly-by
5 September
12:56
Titan III(23)E 23E-6 TC-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Heliocentric[6] Success Voyager 1 Final flight of Titan IIIE
Probe targeted at Jupiter and Saturn
Solar System escape velocity achieved on Jupiter fly-by
First man-made object to leave the Solar System; now furthest man-made object from the Sun
23 September
18:34
Titan III(24)B 24B-23 3B-58 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7471 (KH-8A)

1978

25 February
05:00
Titan III(34)B 34B-2 3B-49 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-6031 (Jumpseat)
16 March
18:43
Titan III(23)D 23D-20 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-0460 (KH-9)
SSF-D-2
25 March
18:09
Titan III(23)C 23C-17 3C-35 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Planned: GSO Failure OPS-9439 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9440 (DSCS-II)
Second stage hydraulic malfunction. RSO destruct.
10 June
19:12
Titan III(23)C 23C-15 3C-33 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success OPS-9454 (Chalet)
14 June
18:28
Titan III(23)D 23D-18 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-4515 (KH-11)
5 August
05:00
Titan III(34)B 34B-7 3B-57 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-7310 (SDS)
14 December
00:43
Titan III(23)C 23C-18 3C-36 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9441 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9442 (DSCS-II)

1979

16 March
18:30
Titan III(23)D 23D-21 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-3854 (KH-9)
SSF-D-3
28 May
18:14
Titan III(24)B 24B-25 3B-61 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-7164 (KH-8A)
10 June
13:39
Titan III(23)C 23C-13 3C-31 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-7484 (DSP)
1 October
11:22
Titan III(23)C 23C-16 3C-34 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success OPS-1948 (Chalet)
21 November
21:36
Titan III(23)C 23C-19 3C-37 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9443 (DSCS-II)
OPS-9444 (DSCS-II)

1980

7 February
21:10
Titan III(23)D 23D-19 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-2581 (KH-11)
18 June
18:29
Titan III(23)D 23D-16 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-3123 (KH-9)
SSF-C-6
13 December
16:04
Titan III(34)B 34B-3 3B-53 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-5805 (SDS)

1981

28 February
19:15
Titan III(24)B 24B-24 3B-59 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-1166 (KH-8A)
16 March
19:24
Titan III(23)C 23C-22 3C-40 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-7350 (DSP)
24 April
21:32
Titan III(34)B 34B-8 3B-60 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Partial failure OPS-7225 (Jumpseat) Spacecraft failed to separate
3 September
18:29
Titan III(23)D 23D-22 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-3984 (KH-11)
31 October
09:22
Titan III(23)C 23C-21 3C-39 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success OPS-4029 (Chalet)

1982

21 January
19:36
Titan III(24)B 24B-26 3B-62 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-2849 (KH-8A HB)
6 March
19:25
Titan III(23)C 23C-20 3C-38 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-8701 (DSP) Final flight of Titan IIIC
11 May
18:45
Titan III(23)D 23D-24 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-5642 (KH-9)
SSF-D-4
30 October
04:05
Titan 34D/IUS 4D-5 34D-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-9446 (DSCS-II)
OPS-6451 DSCS III-A1
First flight of Titan 34D
17 November
21:22
Titan III(23)D 23D-23 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-9627 (KH-11) Final flight of Titan IIID

1983

15 April
18:45
Titan III(24)B 24B-27 3B-63 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-2925 (KH-8A)
20 June
18:45
Titan 34D 4D-3 34D-5 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success OPS-0721 (KH-9)
SSF-C-7
31 July
15:41
Titan III(34)B 34B-9 3B-65 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success OPS-7304 (Jumpseat)

1984

31 January
03:08
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-1 34D-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success OPS-0441 (Vortex)
14 April
16:52
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-2 34D-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success OPS-7641 (DSP)
17 April
18:45
Titan III(24)B 24B-28 3B-67 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success OPS-8424 (KH-8A) Final flight of Titan 24B
25 June
18:43
Titan 34D 4D-1 34D-4 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-2 (KH-9)
USA-3 (SSF-D)
28 August
18:03
Titan III(34)B 34B-4 3B-64 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success USA-4 (SDS)
4 December
18:00
Titan 34D 4D-4 34D-6 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-6 (KH-11)
22 December
00:02
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-3 34D-13 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-7 (DSP)

1985

8 February
06:10
Titan III(34)B 34B-10 3B-69 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success USA-9 (SDS)
28 August
21:20
Titan 34D 4D-6 34D-7 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E Planned: LEO Failure KH-11 First stage oxidizer leak led to turbopump failure and premature shutdown. RSO T+272 seconds.

1986

18 April
17:45
Titan 34D 4D-2 34D-9 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E Planned: LEO Failure KH-9 SRM burn-through. Vehicle exploded 8 seconds after liftoff.
Last KH-9 Hexagon satellite

1987

12 February
06:40
Titan III(34)B 34B-51 3B-66 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Molniya Success USA-21 (SDS) Final flight of Titan IIIB; Final use of Agena upper stage in any vehicle
26 October
21:32
Titan 34D 4D-8 34D-15 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-27 (KH-11)
29 November
03:28
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-4 34D-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-28 (DSP)

1988

2 September
12:05
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-5 34D-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Planned: HEO
Actual: MEO
Failure USA-31 (Vortex) Transtage failed to repressurise
5 September
09:25
Titan II(23)G 23G-1 B-56 B-98 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-32 (Bernie) First flight of Titan 23G
6 November
18:03
Titan 34D 4D-7 34D-14 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-33 (KH-11)

1989

10 May
19:47
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-6 34D-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success USA-37 (Vortex)
14 June
13:18
Titan IV(402)A 45D-1 4A-1 K-1 IUS-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success USA-39 (DSP) First flight of Titan IV
4 September
05:54
Titan 34D/Transtage 5D-7 34D-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 HEO Success USA-43 (DSCS-II)
USA-44 (DSCS-III)
Final flight of Titan 34D; final use of the Transtage upper stage
6 September
01:49
Titan II(23)G 23G-2 B-99 B-75 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-45 (Bernie)

1990

1 January
00:07
Commercial Titan III CT-1 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO[6] Success Skynet 4A
JCSAT-2
First flight of Commercial Titan III
14 March
11:52
Commercial Titan III CT-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Planned: GTO
Actual: LEO
Partial failure Intelsat 603 Second stage failed to separate from kick motor, upper stage jettison successfully commanded to save payload
Spacecraft later recovered and reboosted by Space Shuttle Endeavour on mission STS-49
8 June
05:22
Titan IV(405)A 45H-4 4A-4 K-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 LEO Success USA-59 (SLDCOM)
USA-60 (NOSS)
USA-61 (NOSS)
USA-62 (NOSS)
First flight of Titan 405A
23 June
11:19
Commercial Titan III CT-3 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO Success Intelsat 604
13 November
00:37
Titan IV(402)A 45D-2 4A-6 K-6 IUS-6 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success USA-65 (DSP)

1991

8 March
12:03
Titan IV(403)A 45F-1 4A-5 K-5 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-69 (Lacrosse) First flight of Titan 403A
8 November
07:07
Titan IV(403)A 45F-2 4A-8 K-8 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-72 (SLDCOM)
USA-74 (NOSS)
USA-76 (NOSS)
USA-77 (NOSS)

1992

25 April
08:53
Titan II(23)G 23G-3 B-102 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-81 (Bernie)
25 September
17:05
Commercial Titan III/TOS CT-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Heliocentric Success Mars Observer Final flight of Commercial Titan III
28 November
21:34
Titan IV(404)A 45J-1 4A-3 K-3 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-86 (KH-12) First flight of Titan 404A

1993

2 August
19:59
Titan IV(403)A 45F-9 4A-11 K-11 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E Planned: LEO Failure SLDCOM
3 x NOSS
SRM exploded due to damage caused during maintenance on ground
5 October
17:56
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-5 B-65 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W Planned: LEO Failure Landsat 6 Star-37 failed to ignite

1994

25 January
16:34
Titan II(23)G 23G-11 B-67 B-89 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO[6] Success Clementine
DSPSE-ISA
7 February
21:47
Titan IV(401)A 45E-3 4A-10 K-10 TC-12 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-99 (Milstar DFS-1) First flight of Titan 401A
3 May
15:55
Titan IV(401)A 45E-1 4A-7 K-7 TC-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Molniya Success USA-103 (Trumpet)
27 August
08:58
Titan IV(401)A 45E-2 4A-9 K-9 TC-11 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success USA-105 (Mercury)
22 December
22:19
Titan IV(402)A 45D-3 4A-14 K-14 IUS-20 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-65 (DSP) Final flight of Titan 402A

1995

14 May
13:45
Titan IV(401)A 45E-8 4A-23 K-23 TC-17 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-110 (Mentor)
10 July
12:38
Titan IV(401)A 45E-5 4A-19 K-19 TC-8 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Molniya Success USA-112 (Trumpet)
6 November
05:15
Titan IV(401)A 45E-7 4A-21 K-21 TC-13 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-115 (Milstar DFS-2)
5 December
21:18
Titan IV(404)A 45J-3 4A-15 K-15 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-116 (KH-12)

1996

24 April
23:37
Titan IV(401)A 45E-4 4A-16 K-16 TC-15 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 GSO Success USA-118 (Mercury)
12 May
21:32
Titan IV(403)A 45F-11 4A-22 K-22 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-119 (SLDCOM)
USA-120 (NOSS)
USA-121 (NOSS)
USA-122 (NOSS)
USA-123 (TiPS)
USA-124 (TiPS)
3 July
00:31
Titan IV(405)A 45H-1 4A-2 K-2 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 LEO Success USA-125 (SDS) Final flight of Titan 405A
20 December
18:04
Titan IV(404)A 45J-5 4A-13 K-13 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-129 (KH-12) NROL-2, final flight of Titan 404A

1997

23 February
20:20
Titan IV(402)B 45D-4 4B-24 K-24 IUS-4 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 GSO Success USA-130 (DSP) First flight of Titan IVB
4 April
16:47
Titan II(23)G/Star-37S 23G-6 B-106 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-131 (DMSP)
15 October
08:43
Titan IV(401)B 45E-13 4B-33 K-33 TC-21 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-40 Heliocentric Success Cassini
Huygens
First flight of Titan 401B
24 October
02:32
Titan IV(403)A 45F-3 4A-18 K-18 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-133 (Lacrosse) NROL-3, final flight of Titan 403A
8 November
02:05
Titan IV(401)A 4A-17 K-20 TC-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station LC-41 Molniya Success USA-136 (Trumpet) NROL-4

1998

9 May
01:38
Titan IV(401)B 4B-25 K-25 TC-18 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-139 (Mentor) NROL-6
13 May
15:52
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-12 B-72 B-80 B-84 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success NOAA-15
12 August
11:30
Titan IV(401)A 4A-20 K-17 TC-9 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-41 Planned: GSO Failure NROL-7 (Mercury) Final flight of Titan IV-A. Electrical short reset the guidance computer, resulting in an erroneous pitch down maneuver and vehicle breakup at T+40 seconds.

1999

9 April
17:01
Titan IV(402)B 4B-27 K-32 IUS-21 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-41 Planned: GSO
Actual: GTO
Failure USA-142 (DSP) IUS stage separation failure. Final flight of Titan from SLC-41 before being converted into an Atlas V launch facility.
30 April
16:30
Titan IV(401)B 4B-32 K-26 TC-14 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 Planned: GSO
Actual: MEO
Failure USA-143 (Milstar DFS-3m) Incorrectly programmed guidance computer caused loss of Centaur attitude control. Payload left in a useless orbit.
22 May
09:36
Titan IV(404)B 4B-12 K-12 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-144 (Misty) NROL-9, first flight of Titan 404B
20 June
02:15
Titan II(23)G 23G-7 B-75 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success QuickSCAT
12 December
17:38
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-8 B-44 B-94 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-147 (DMSP)

2000

8 May
16:01
Titan IV(402)B 4B-29 K-29 IUS-22 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-149 (DSP)
17 August
23:45
Titan IV(403)B 4B-28 K-25 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-152 (Onyx) NROL-11, first flight of Titan 403B
21 September
10:22
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-13 B-39 B-96 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success NOAA-16

2001

27 February
21:20
Titan IV(401)B 4B-41 K-30 TC-22 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-157 (Milstar DFS-4)
6 August
07:28
Titan IV(402)B 4B-31 K-31 IUS-16 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-159 (DSP)
5 October
21:21
Titan IV(404)B 4B-34 K-34 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-161 (KH-12) NROL-14, first flight of Titan 404B

2002

16 January
00:30
Titan IV(401)B 4B-38 K-35 TC-19 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-164 (Milstar DFS-5)
24 June
18:23
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-14 B-72 B-92 B-71 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success NOAA-17

2003

6 January
14:19
Titan II(23)G 23G-4 B-72 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success Coriolis
8 April
13:43
Titan IV(401)B 4B-35 TC-23 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-169 (Milstar DFS-6)
9 September Titan IV(401)B 4B-36 TC-20 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-171 (Mentor) NROL-19, final flight of Titan 401B
18 October
16:17
Titan II(23)G/Star-37XFP 23G-9 B-107 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4W LEO Success USA-172 (DMSP) Final flight of Titan II

2004

14 February
18:50
Titan IV(402)B 4B-39 K-39 IUS-10 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 GSO Success USA-176 (DSP) Final flight of Titan 402B

2005

30 April
00:50
Titan IV(403)B 4B-30 Cape Canaveral Air Force Station SLC-40 LEO Success USA-182 (Onyx) NROL-16, Final flight of Titan 403B
19 October
18:05
Titan IV(404)B 4B-26 K-35 Vandenberg Air Force Base SLC-4E LEO Success USA-186 (KH-12) NROL-20, Final flight of Titan family

See also

References

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