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Photographer: Don Morfe
Taken: September 9, 2008
Caption: Redstone Missile
Additional Description: Designed by Dr. Werner Von Braun and developed at Redstone Arsenal this was once the Army's largest surface-to-surface ballistic missile. It could deliver a nuclear warhead to targets 200 miles away. The Redstone was used as the first stage of the Jupiter C which successfully orbed America's first satellite. Redstone boosters were also used by NASA to send Alan Shepard into space in 1961.
Submitted: January 30, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p265512
File Size: 3.142 Megabytes
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