• Short Summary

    Another Flight Test Vehicle in the POLARIS Ballistic Missile Development Program was launched at 3:28 P.

  • Description

    Another Flight Test Vehicle in the POLARIS Ballistic Missile Development Program was launched at 3:28 P.M. (EDT), 8 May 1959, at the Atlantic Missile Range, Cape Canaver 1, Florida.

    The launching continued the series of advanced component tests begun last September. Primary objectives were separation of the first and second stages, flight control reactions, and systems performance of the solid propellant motors.

    Preliminary telemetry data received during the test flight indicated that all test objectives were achieved.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5PKSNVNBFCPTQ4V7GFNNF86EL
    Media URN:
    VLVA5PKSNVNBFCPTQ4V7GFNNF86EL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/05/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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