National Geographic : 1961 May
HS EKTACHROMESBY NASA (BELOW) AND THOMASR. SMITH, NATIONALGEOGRAPHICSTAFF Redstone roars from its Cape Canaveral launching pad with a chimpanzee in the Mer cury capsule atop its nose. Twisted by the winds, a contrail blooms in the air's cold upper layers. A quirk of sunlight causes the wide, straight shadow against the sky.