National Geographic : 1956 Apr
493 I'erslwctive projectioni by WilmanniI(Ciaierlini Fire Gushes from the Second Stage as It Continues Climbing Toward the Stars The pointed third stage, attached to its booster, will release the satellite from its nose after they enter the orbit. Lack of air drag will enable the sphere to coast at nearly live miles a second, with its discarded housing trailing along. Here the rockets reflect the sun's first rays. Glowing clusters spotlight Miami (top) and West Palm Beach.