LAUNCH CENTER

Launch Image
Failure
Wed May 28 1958
United States Navy

Vanguard

Launch Failure
LAUNCH PREVIEW

Launch Time

May 27, 1958 at 11:46 PM GMT-4

(May 28, 1958 at 3:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window Start

May 27, 1958 at 11:46 PM GMT-4

(May 28, 1958 at 3:46 AM UTC)

Launch Window End

May 27, 1958 at 11:46 PM GMT-4

(May 28, 1958 at 3:46 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