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PHOTO 43 -- Flight B-1 : April 16, 1972

Although the recovery parachute deployed, it did so prematurely and was torn off. Fortunately, the rocket zeroed-in on a patch of bog and burrowed up to its fins. Damage was quite minor, but with the nosecone missing, the upper fuselage was packed full of mud!

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