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State Archives of Florida
First missile launch - Cape Canaveral, Florida
This is a Bumper missile, the first missile launch at Cape Canaveral. It was 62 feet long with a diameter of 5'5" and a finspan of 12 feet. The first-stage V-2 climbed 10 miles, successfully separating from the second-stage WAC Corporal, which traveled another 15 miles.
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First missile launch - Cape Canaveral, Florida. 1950-07-24. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/28301>, accessed 9 February 2023.
First missile launch - Cape Canaveral, Florida. 1950-07-24. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/28301>