THE EVOLUTION OF MINUTEMAN GUIDANCE AND CONTROL

J. M. Wuerth

Abstract: On February 1, 1961 a Minuteman I Intercontinental Ballistic Missile first streaked into the air from Cape Canaveral in Florida. Minutes later its reentry vehicle had reached the designated impact area several thousand miles down-range. Today, after 14 years have passed, Minuteman I missiles are still being launched from Vandenberg Aii Force Base in Caliiornia -delivering experimental pay loads into the Kwajalein Lagoon, which lies beyond the International Date Line in the far Pacific.
Published in: NAVIGATION, Journal of the Institute of Navigation, Volume 23, Number 1
Pages: 64 - 75
Cite this article: Wuerth, J. M., "THE EVOLUTION OF MINUTEMAN GUIDANCE AND CONTROL", NAVIGATION, Journal of The Institute of Navigation, Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring 1976, pp. 64-75.
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