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Vanguard Rocket - Failure

Vanguard Rocket - Failure American History Disasters Famous Historical Events Aviation & Space Exploration Tragedies and Triumphs

Image of a photogaph, taken on December 6, 1957, depicts the failed launch of the U.S. Navy's Vanguard rocket.  The rocket lifted off the pad a few feet and then burst into flames.


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Image online, courtesy the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.

 

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