• Short Summary

    The Navy's Navigational Satellite, TRANSIT 5A, was successfully launched from the U. S. Naval Missile?

  • Description

    The Navy's Navigational Satellite, TRANSIT 5A, was successfully launched from the U. S. Naval Missile Facility, Point Arguello, at 5:25 p.m. today. It will not be known for several hours whether orbit was achieved.

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    Ignition and burning of the third stage of the Scout 4-stage rocket provided a fire trail which was observed at an altitude of about 330,000 feet.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3507C2MQJL0IY0WF49QP599JH
    Media URN:
    VLVA3507C2MQJL0IY0WF49QP599JH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/12/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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