Explorer 1 satellite launch

Explorer 1 satellite launch

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This image is part of the feature 50 Years Of Sputnik 1


Caption: Explorer 1 satellite launch on 31st January 1958. Explorer 1 was the first American satellite to be put into orbit. It was carried by a Jupiter-C rocket from the Cape Canaveral launch facility in Florida, USA.

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Keywords: 1958, 31 january 1958, 31st, american, cape canaveral, explorer 1, first, historical, history, launch, lift off, night, one, rocket, satellite, space, space flight, spaceflight

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