Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Record ID

SPI_448

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Division

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Creator

U.S. Air Force

Dimensions

10" x 8"

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Place

USA

Date

July 24, 1950

Description

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.)

Image ID

76-3980

Type

Photographs