Explosion of Vanguard rocket

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Explosion of Vanguard rocket - ITHACA, N.Y., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1957 PRICE...
ITHACA, N.Y., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1957 PRICE SEVEN CENTS i;k4 at p .; I 1, of, Audio-Visual in A HUGE ball of smoke and flame I blew up on the launching pad during erupt from the Vanguard rocket which I an attempted satellite launching at Cape Canaveral, Fla., Dec. 6. ,,,,m, A...4 Ato - A ANN S ; U.S. Test Satellite Failure May Slow Race with Russia yA St hllel Nfailure G TO N 0 (f l'iS als Alvah A m eormicea,sCofinrsgtr Congress attempt an earth satellite indicates it may take a "long, hard today members sad Of f ici ii Rocket Failure , pull" to catch up with Russia in missiles development. But other officials and some scientists, while voicing P ost illort disappointment at the launching flop yesterday, cau- em tioned against overemphasizing its importance. Several of the scientists said that, in tests of that sort, such By The Associated Press a failure must be expected. Dr. John P. Hagen, head of CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.----1,T.ithe U.S. satellite project, said the trouble was mechanis. officials waited the outcome of cal, not due to basic design fault. a post mortem to determine what, ' caused failure yesterday of the, President Eisenhower, spending nation's first effort to put an arti-,the weekend at his Gettysburg, N ri tidal satellite into orbit. ,Pa., farm, was pictured as disap- u ueneral The 7'2-foot Vanguard test rock-Ipointed at the explosion of the sat-, .1 0 et, with a 64-inch satellite aboard.,tellite's carrier rocket at Cape . . - Ar,a struggled a few feet upward, then Canaveral. Ha. White house press! , . . , , f , , ,og , s, , 'f -..z t 4 ' ' , 441 ' 7 , , , ' , -

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  1. The Ithaca Journal,
  2. 07 Dec 1957, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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