U.S. launches rocket

Feb. 1, 1958
Los Angeles

Scientists–bruised by the Soviet success with Sputnik–celebrate the successful launch of Explorer … The launch is a triumph for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Rocketdyne, The Times says. … Worries about a television strike against NBC and ABC … The president says the economy is just "catching its breath for a new advance." …

Quotes of the day: "A few political Cassandras pop up regularly to suggest that deep depression is just around the corner and only panicky governmental intervention on a massive scale can stem disaster." President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

"He who lifts a fallen brother from the dust is greater than the hero that conquers the world." –"The Drunkard"



Click here to download the page: Download 1958_0201_cover.jpg

About lmharnisch

I am retired from the Los Angeles Times
This entry was posted in @news, San Fernando Valley, Science, Transportation and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply. Note: Your IP is logged with your comment so a fake name and email address are useless.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s