Details
IMAGE number
EVB2942252
Title
Vanguard missile exploding on its Cape Canaveral launch pad on December 6, 1957. The failure occurred after the Soviets successful launch of Sputnik 1 , leading to US fears of 'missile gap'
Medium
black and white photograph
Description
Vanguard missile exploding on its Cape Canaveral launch pad on December 6, 1957. The failure occurred after the Soviets successful launch of Sputnik 1 , leading to US fears of 'missile gap'
Photo credit
Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
20th century / space race / science / failure / florida / space travel / technology / historical / space exploration / liftoff / explosions / missile gap / rockets / space satellites / 1950s / american / flight / cape canaveral / engineering / launches / earth orbit / guided missiles / history / nasa / blastoff / Photograph / Photography / Mzphoto
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 2400 × 3000 px 203 × 254 mm 2 MB
Medium 819 × 1024 px 69 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 480 × 600 px 41 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Undetermined copyright
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PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE
Restrictions
JAPANESE RIGHTS NOT AVAILABLE / NOT FOR USE AS A COMMERCIAL PRODUCT

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