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NOAA Photo Library Image - spac0034

View of tropical cyclone centered near Del Rio, Texas. This picture showed the promise of satellite monitoring of weather. The picture was made from movie cameras mounted in a Navy Aerobee rocket fired from White Sands Proving Ground. "Operational Use of Weather Satellites", U. S. Navy Research Facility, Norfolk, Virginia, March 1960.

Image ID: spac0034, NOAA In Space Collection
Location: Southwest United States
Photo Date: 1954, October 5, 1815 GMT


Category: Space/Imagery/Visible/

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