Failed suborbital test of ICBM Atlas F missile on launch pad LC-11 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
United States USA Date:1962, April 9 Duration:1 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
ICBM Atlas F missile 11F is seen on the launch pad LC-11 ready for suborbital test number 71, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, United States. Immediately after ignition, it explodes and the camera records nothing but overwhelming fire and smoke. The accident was attributed to liquid oxygen turbopump failure. Officially, the missile was recorded as having exploding, one second after starting liftoff. L
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