|Rocket to the Moon (Mechanix Illustrated, Sept. 1945)|
Ship No. 1, containing the passengers, leaves
Ship No. 2 at altitude of 1,200 miles above
Kansas. Pacific Coast is visible from San Diego
to Puget Sound.
The rocket ship stands on its launching rack
ready for its journey through space.
We are 35,000 miles from the earth.
Constellation of Orion is at left, Pleiades
at upper right. Space ship at lower right is
1/2 mile away.