Pan Am employees performing work at the Guided Missile Range Division at Cape Canaveral

Title

Pan Am employees performing work at the Guided Missile Range Division at Cape Canaveral

Description

Pages 8-10 from GMRD Clipper, July 1959. Left caption reads: "More round-the-clock services performed by GMRD employees include medical and ambulance standby for each missile launch and out-patient dispensary treatment, and operation of generators for emergency power throughout the Cape. Pan Am also operates pump stations which help cool launch pads after each shoot." Middle caption reads: "Climbing "skyskraper-like" gantry towers, GMRD maintenance men paint and service the framework for giant missiles such as Atlas and the other ICBMs. Transfer of liquid oxygen for fueling missiles is performed by expert crews assigned to Pan Am Missile Propellants." Right caption reads: "Above: Alert Fire/Security crew at GBI; below: giant missile tracking camera and diver who descends to ocean depths recovering nose cones."

Creator

Pan American World Airways, Inc. Guided Missile Range Division

Date

1959-07

Identifier

asm03410049770008_09_10_merge

Coverage

1950-1959

Is Part Of

This item is part of object asm0341004977. To request this item, use this number to search for it in UM Libraries' Digital Collections.

Citation

Pan American World Airways, Inc. Guided Missile Range Division, “Pan Am employees performing work at the Guided Missile Range Division at Cape Canaveral,” UM Libraries Digital Exhibits, accessed June 18, 2019, http://scholar.library.miami.edu/digital/items/show/1707.

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