V-2 (A-4) Missile, US, Postwar

V-2 (A-4) Missile, US, Postwar

     

Long view of V-2 missile being readied for Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) launch at White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, June 1946. Extension ladders are in use to allow technicians access to the nose of the rocket for final instrument check. WAC Corporal launch tower seen at right background; truck and automobile parked at right foreground, crowd looks on from left midground. <p> NASM Acc. No. 1994-0056

Creator
William Baum

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum
Collection
Early Rocketry [V-2] Photograph Collection

Record ID
SPI_5499

Date
1946

Image ID
NASM SI 90-6481

Type
Photographs

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in
Medium
Gelatin silver print

Long view of V-2 missile being readied for Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) launch at White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, June 1946. Extension ladders are in use to allow technicians access to the nose of the rocket for final instrument check. WAC Corporal launch tower seen at right background; truck and automobile parked at right foreground, crowd looks on from left midground. <p> NASM Acc. No. 1994-0056

Creator
William Baum

Data Source
National Air and Space Museum
Collection
Early Rocketry [V-2] Photograph Collection

Record ID
SPI_5499

Date
1946

Image ID
NASM SI 90-6481

Type
Photographs

Dimensions
8 in x 10 in
Medium
Gelatin silver print

ID: NASM SI 90-6481