5 December 1956 – A Northrop XSM-62 Snark, 53-8172, N-69D test model, fitted with a new 24-hour stellar inertial guidance system, launches from Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex, Florida. It wanders off-course, ignores destruct command, disappears over Brazil. It is found by a farmer in January 1983. The Day They Lost the Snark By J.
Stephen L. Clark
Steve Clark served as a Captain and fighter pilot in the United States Air Force with a tour of duty in Asia and a Top Secret Security Clearance in the late 1960s. He has accumulated over 5,000 flight hours and holds an ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) Rating. He is an aerobatic pilot.
A native Kansan, Steve Clark is a business school graduate of Wichita State University. He is Chairman of Clark Investment Group, a real estate development and investment company based in Wichita, Kansas. In 1960, at age eighteen, Clark became the youngest licensed real estate salesperson in Kansas and has since been active in real estate development and investments.
Steve has been the recipient of numerous awards in Commerce. For more about Steve Clark’s notable awards, go to http://clarkinv.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/SteveClarkResume.pdf