Lockheed X-17 solid-fuel research rocket - Tampa, Florida

Lockheed X-17 solid-fuel research rocket - Tampa, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/75228
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Title

  • Lockheed X-17 solid-fuel research rocket - Tampa, Florida

Image Number

  • C027001

Year

  • 1958

Date Note

  • Photographed in February 1958.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "The Lockheed X-17 missile reaches outer space in one minute after firing. This speedy bird at Cape Canaveral, Florida, was used to study the re-entry problem in designing the nose cones for the Atlas and Titan missiles. The X-17 is one of nine U.S. Air Force missiles now being tested at Florida's east coast test center."

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

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Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 16033.

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