August 17, 1958 – Pioneer 0, also known as Thor-Able 1, was launched.
It was destroyed by an explosion of the first stage of the Thor booster, 73.6 seconds after lift-off at 16 kilometers (9.9 mi) altitude, 16 km downrange over the Atlantic Ocean.
- ISO: 100
- Focal Length: 40mm
- Aperture: f/2.8
- Exposure time: 1/100
Cropped and resized using Acorn 4 for Mac.