Some news highlights of 1958 including launch of American Explorer I satellite and of an Atlas Missile.
United States USA Date:1958 Duration:43 sec Sound:Yes
America's first satellite, the Explorer I. It is seen on the launch pad atop the Redstone Juno I rocket that will carry it into orbit on January 31, 1958. The rocket engine fires and the Juno I speeds upward. Next an American Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile is seen being launched 0n 18 December 1958, to steer itself into orbit as a satellite, orbiting the Earth.
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