Atlas Launch Photo

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Atlas Launch Photo

Postby TerrorOfTucson on Sun Aug 03, 2014 7:39 pm

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Re: Atlas Launch Photo

Postby SAC Killer on Fri Aug 08, 2014 11:06 pm

Beautiful shot! Both the photo, and, I hope, the launch! Thanks for sharing that.
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Atlas 15F (60-5538) Launch Photo

Postby Atlas D MMT on Mon Aug 11, 2014 3:43 am

This is a photo of Atlas 15F (60-5538) launched on 01-Aug-62 in “Operation His Nibs” from 576th SMS Site F. It was the first launch of an operational missile from an open configuration silo. The launch was a success delivering a AVCO Mk 4 Mod 5B RV, 4386 Nautical Miles down range in a suborbital flight.


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