Bumper Project (B-8) Florida Launches, 24 Jul 50; Bumper Project (V-2/WAC Corporal). [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Cameramen in foreground record the launch of Bumper 8, the first launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, July 24, 1950. The Bumper vehicle was comprised of a German V-2 lower stage and WAC-Corporal upper stage. (Note all-black V-2 fin at left.)

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Astronautics
  • Rocketry

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

United States Air Force

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Date

7/24/1950

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7B12081