Saturday, April 10, 2010

Project Farside reference

R2K dug up an August 1957 Time Magazine article about the project Farside balloon-launched sounding rocket.  Customer: USAF.  Balloon by General Mills.  Rocket by Ford Aeronutronic. Motors by Thiokol.  Launch altitude ~100,000'. Target altitude ~4,000 miles. Ain't the Interweb cool?