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Howard Sochurek1956-09

LIFE Photo Collection

LIFE Photo Collection

Scientific innards are identified in second model with plastic front as: 1 transmitter, 2 meteor collision amplifier, 6 amplifier for ultraviolet light measurement, 7 mercury batteries, C thermistor to take temperature, A solar cell which determines whether moon is on darkened or sunlit side of Earth.

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  • Date: 1956-09
  • Location: US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Satellites, American, Vanguard, Space, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: Howard Sochurek
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_958554
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.

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