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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0035

Mosaic of 3 photographs taken from a stabilized camera in the nose cone of an Atlas rocket fired from Cape Canaveral. The 3 photos were taken at an altitude of approximately 400 miles. This preceded the launch of TIROS I by 7 months. In :"Operational Use of Weather Satellites", U. S. Navy Research Facility, Norfolk, Virginia, March 1960.

Image ID: spac0035, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: North Atlantic Ocean
Photo Date: 1959 August 24, 1600 GMT


Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/

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