Explorer I

(L-R): Pickering, Van Allen, Von Braun; holding aloft a full-scale model of Explorer I at a press conference in the Great Hall at the National Academy of Sciences shortly after the spacecraft completed its first orbit., Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: (L-R): Pickering, Van Allen, Von Braun; holding aloft a full-scale model of Explorer I at a press conference in the Great Hall at the National Academy of Sciences shortly after the spacecraft completed its first orbit.
Subject(s): Artificial satellites
Space vehicles
Model vehicles
Portraits, Group
Pickering, W. H. (William Hayward), 1910-2004
Van Allen, James A. (James Alfred), 1914-2006
Von Braun, Wernher
Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Von Braun Wernher C2