NASA S-1 - Space launch mission detailed information
NASA S-1 1
16 JUL 1959
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Launch Complex 5
The S-1 satellite was a geoscience satellite equipped with a suite of scientific instruments to study the environment around the Earth. It was destroyed 5 seconds into launch when the launch vehicle exploded due to an issue with the launch vehicles power supply.
Juno II was an American space launch vehicle used during the late 1950s and early 1960s. It was derived from the Jupiter missile, which was used as the first stage.