EXPLORER I - AMERICA'S FIRST SATELLITE EXHIBIT

Explorer I

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America’s First Satellite:

Launched 31 January 1958 from Complex 26, Launch Pad A

A full-sized mockup of the Explorer I satellite is on display inside the blockhouse. Accompanying story boards describe the people, places and events leading up to its launch from Complex 26.

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X MINUS 80 DAYS – THE STORY OF EXPLORER I

BLOCKHOUSE AUDIO OF EXPLORER I LAUNCH

Listen to the sound of data being transmitted back to earth from Explorer I.