Launch of the first Redstone missile RS-1 at Launch Complex LC4, Cape Canaveral, Florida in August 1953. Redstone RS-1 was launched at 1037 hours EDT (1437 hours GMT) on 20 August 1953. Failure after 80 seconds. Control System malfunction followed by power plant malfunction at approximately 80 seconds. Ground cut-off command given.
Launch of the first Redstone missile RS-1 at Launch Complex LC4, Cape Canaveral, Florida in August 1953. Redstone RS-1 was launched at 1037 hours EDT (1437 hours GMT) on 20 August 1953. Failure after 80 seconds. Control System malfunction followed by power plant malfunction at approximately 80 seconds. Ground cut-off command given.