An ATLAS Intercontinental Ballistic Missile was test fired at 11:00 P.M. EST, 17 November 1958,?
Technicians working around Gantry.
CU emphasizing the Rocket Exhaust and the action of the restraining arms which hold the missile on the stand until maximum thrust is built up.
ATLAS launch. (Different views.)
ATLAS in flight.
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Background: An ATLAS Intercontinental Ballistic Missile was test fired at 11:00 P.M. EST, 17 November 1958, at the Atlantic Missile Range, Caps Canaveral, Florida.
This was another in a series of research and development flight tests using both boosters, sustainer and vernier engines.