Navaho on the pad
Navaho on the pad Zoom

It is September 12, 1956, and G-26 missile number 1 [GM10989] and booster 003 are sitting on the pad. This vehicle would be launched nearly two months later, on November 6. Unfortunately, the vehicle exploded after 26 seconds of flight.

The weather cover in its retracted position at the extreme right of the photo.

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