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    Secretary of the Air Force
    Office of Information Services
    8085 Sunset Blvd
    Hollywood 28, Calif.

    DOD Release 208-59
    Discoverer V?

  • Description

    Secretary of the Air Force
    Office of Information Services
    8085 Sunset Blvd
    Hollywood 28, Calif.

    DOD Release 208-59
    Discoverer V was Successfully launched by the Air Force at 11:59 A.M. today. This series of experimental satellite launching is under the direction of the Advanced Research Projects Agency. The vehicle consists of the Thor Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile as the booster, or the first stage, and the second stage produced by the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. At the conclusion of the orbital flight, an effort will be made to recover the instrumentation packed nose-cone section.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABSS0ZIXFCK8ASW5M69P14NWLY
    Media URN:
    VLVABSS0ZIXFCK8ASW5M69P14NWLY
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/08/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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