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  Pioneer I Launch

Pioneer I Launch
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Uploader comment: Thor-Able I with the Pioneer I spacecraft atop, prior to launch at Eastern Test Range at what is now Kennedy Space Center. Pioneer I launched 54 years ago on October 11, 1958, the first spacecraft launched by the 11-day-old National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

   

 
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