White Sands Missile Range, USA

White Sands Missile Range, USA

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Credit: DETLEV VAN RAVENSWAAY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: White Sands Missile Range. View from Highway 70 across the White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, USA. This site covers almost 8,300 square kilometres and is the largest military installation in the US. It became the birthplace of US rocketry when it was used to test and launch the first V-2 rockets. It was also the location for the detonation of the first atomic bomb on 16th July 1945.

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