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KN-2961 Satellite Launching Ship

Photo #: KN-2961  Satellite Launching Ship
Title: Satellite Launching Ship
Description: Concept artwork, depicting an Essex or Ticonderoga class aircraft carrier converted for launching space satellites into orbits not readily accessible from launch sites in the United States. The rocket shown is an Atlas type. Image was received by the Naval Photographic Center on 12 December 1961. Official U.S. Navy Photograph.
Catalog #: KN-2961
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