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.
Steven F. Frier, MD
Preferred Name: Steve
Nickname/Call Sign: Doc
Date of Birth: February 3, 1938
Highest Military Grade: Select
Dr. Steve Frier was a Flight Surgeon in 1965 with the 523rd Tactical Fighter Squadron out of Cannon AFB, NM.
He is a nephrologist, internist, and family doctor with 59 years of experience and is affiliated with several hospitals in NJ.