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Launchings of Discoverer and Explorer (1959)

Summary: Coverage of the launchings of Discoverer V and VI at Vandenberg AFB and Thor-Able III from Cape Canaveral. MLS static camera footage of the launch Thor-Agena carrying Discoverer V, using Thor 192 as the first stage at 1200 hours PDT 13 August 1959 at Vandenberg AFB. 107' MCU tracking camera footage of the launch and programmed flight of Thor-Agena carrying Discoverer V. 390' MCU tracking camera footage of the launch and programmed flight of Thor-Agena carrying Discoverer VI on 19 August 1959 at Vandenberg AFB. 595' MLS's & MS's of Thor-Able III on launchig platform at Cape Canaveral and the service structure moving away from the missile. 646' MS tracking camera footage of the launch and programed flight of Thor-Able III, carrying Explorer VI, using Thor 134 as the first stage at 0923 hours EST, 7 Aug 1959 at Cape Canaveral. 775' Total footage in reel. Good (Basic: Mas koda)National Archives and Records AdministrationLaunchings of Discoverer and ExplorerDepartment of Defense. Department of the Air Force. (09/26/1947 - )LAUNCHINGS OF DISCOVERER V, DISCOVERER VI AND EXPLORER VI VANDENBERG AFB, CALIFORNIA AND CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA, 7, 13 AND 19 AUGUST 1959, 08/07/1959. ARC Identifier 67747 / Local Identifier 342-USAF-27822.
Length: 21:50

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