Launch of ballistic missile Atlas 7D at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Scenes from a static camera. 18 May 1959.
Launch of ballistic missile Atlas 7D at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Scenes from static camera of missile's ignition and shutdown resulting in failure of launch programme. 18 May 1959.
Maiden flight of the first Titan I missile at Cape Canaveral, Florida. America's Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) at the launch pad. Engineers and scientists make the readings. The 90 foot,2 stage ICBM being launched. Large cloud of smoke and gases around the missile. Missile moves into the space. Smoke trail seen.
The Monkeys Able and Baker's tour to outer space from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Rhesus monkey Able and Squirrel monkey Baker in the space suits. Scientists place the monkeys aboard the nosecone of the Jupiter missile. Scientists make the preparation and the missile is launched. The monkeys travel for 300 miles in space. The nose cone is recovered at sea. Monkeys are taken out of the cone. A press conference organized at the headquarters of NASA for the space monkeys.
Men work around the base of Atlas Missile 3D in service structure area at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Atlas service structure platform rose. Technicians wearing headphones speak with each other. Service structure removed from Atlas Missile 3D.
Men work around base of Atlas Missile 3D on launch pad 207 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Technicians wearing headphones speak with each other. Atlas Missile 3D in Service structure is ready for launch.