Pioneer 4 Inspection

Left to right: Wernher von Braun, head of rocket development for the U.S. Army, John Casani of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and James Van Allen inspect Pioneer 4 components.

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Wernher von Braun, John Casani, and James Van Allen inspect the Pioneer 4 satellite.
Type: Photograph
Image Date: March 1, 1959
Image Taken: Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, United States
Credit: Courtesy of NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Origin: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Wernher von Braun, John Casani, and James Van Allen inspect the Pioneer 4 satellite.