Weather Service Bulletin No. 2, 1950. P. 6. V-2 rocket being launched at
White Sands Proving Ground. Besides weapons related research,
a number of these rockets were used for meteorological research and early
Earth photography from high altitude.
Image ID: wea03681, NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection Location: New Mexico, White Sands Photo Date: 1950 ca. Credit: Headquarters Air Weather Service; Courtesy of the family of Nels Johnson, United States Weather Bureau (dec.)