This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
National Air and Space Museum
National Air and Space Museum Archives
U.S. Air Force
10" x 8"
Gelatin silver print
July 24, 1950
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 missile lower stage and WAC-Corporal upper stage. (Note all-black V-2 fin at left.)