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NOAA Photo Library Image - wea03681

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.)

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