LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Tue Apr 29 1958
United States Navy

Vanguard

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

April 28, 1958 at 10:53 PM GMT-4

(April 29, 1958 at 2:53 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

April 28, 1958 at 10:53 PM GMT-4

(April 29, 1958 at 2:53 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

April 28, 1958 at 10:53 PM GMT-4

(April 29, 1958 at 2:53 AM UTC)

RECOVERY OVERVIEW

Location

No Recovery Specified

Type

No Recovery Specified

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    MISSION OVERVIEW
    • Type: Test Flight
    • Small satellite used to test the Vanguard three-stage launch vehicle.
    COMPLEX OVERVIEW

    Location

    Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

    Pad

    Launch Complex 18A