The "Nike" rocket at Red Canyon Proving Grounds, in preparation for testing, the rocket flies twice sonic speed and is radar and electronically brain guided on one way missions, showing rocket being carried toward launching site on a trailer towed by anarmy truck.


  • Date: 1953-12
  • Location: White Sands, NM, US
  • Physical Dimensions: B/W PRINT
  • Subject Keywords: Bases, Equipment, Missiles, White Sands, Nike, Us Armed Forces, Air, 1950s
  • Publisher: TimeLife
  • Usage: For personal non-commercial use only
  • Provider: LIFE
  • Photographer: John Dominis
  • Original ID: TimeLife_image_979244
  • Credits: LIFE
  • Copyright: © Time Inc.


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