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After nearly a year's delay posed by its liquid hydrogen fuel the mighty Centauri is on its path to Cape Canaveral for a maiden flight. Is to be posted in the space by an atlas for a 15 minute flight flight schedule. The study of the performance of the temperamental hydrogen fuel. A centaur is designed to put a payload of more than a ton on the moon 4000 homes in the vicinity of Mars or Venus. The first few seconds of the shoot go on without incident. Send her climbs to 30000 feet. Then malfunction to a. Lengthy jail. Immediate cause of the explosion is not know but if it happened in the Atlas post it means a probable delay for the next US orbital flight by astronaut Malcolm covered a long lens cameras capture pieces of the wrecked vessel falling into the sea. Falling like a
Series
War and Peace in the Nuclear Age
Program
At the Brink
Episode Number
105
Title
Space Setback: New Missile Blows Up
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-ww76t0hb3p
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Description
The mighty Centaur, the first U.S. hydrogen-powered missile, explodes on its maiden flight, a new setback in the space race.
Date
1962-05-10
Date
1962-05-10
Asset type
Raw Footage
Topics
Global Affairs
Military Forces and Armaments
Subjects
Cold War
Rights
Rights Note:,Rights:Public Domain,Rights Credit:NARA,Rights Type:All,Rights Coverage:In perpetuity,Rights Holder:NARA
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:01:16
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Color: B&W
Duration: 00:00:00
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Chicago: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; At the Brink; 105; Space Setback: New Missile Blows Up,” 1962-05-10, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed September 22, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-ww76t0hb3p.
MLA: “War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; At the Brink; 105; Space Setback: New Missile Blows Up.” 1962-05-10. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. September 22, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-ww76t0hb3p>.
APA: War and Peace in the Nuclear Age; At the Brink; 105; Space Setback: New Missile Blows Up. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-15-ww76t0hb3p