Navy's Satellite: Vanguard Fails In Second Launching
Cape Canaveral, Flordia
1958 (Actual Year)
00:14:18 - 00:15:23
The Navy's Vanguard Rocket breaks up in mid-air in the second attempt to launch a satellite. It's blown up from the ground when failure becomes apparent - another set-back in the navy's effort to match the army's successful launching of the 'explorer.' Establishing shot - The Vanguard Missile on the launching pad. MS - Blast off, lots of smoke. MLS - Vanguard Missile explodes and falls to the earth.
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