The Atlas Missile…

The Atlas Missile

Cape Canaveral, Florida – 1957

From a distance of two miles where we bootlegged news coverage of the test. With the use of telephoto lenses, tracked the erratic 1,000 mph flight from lift-off to its destruction at 7,000 feet when it went wild. Defense Department officials classified the film as “Top Secret” after thirty million people viewed it on TV.

Atlas Missile 5x7

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