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Missile Range

Missile Range

Posted in : Uncategorized on by : Bill York

As I was driving I saw a sign inviting me to view the White Sands Missile Range Museum. I went in to check it out. They require visitors park outside the base, and have you come into a welcome office to get a visitors badge.
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Inside the gate, across the street from the welcome office is a display field with many, many different types of missiles, aircraft, and space craft from over the years.
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This is a mockup of the “fatman” bomb dropped on Japan in WW2
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One thing that stood out to me was the Patriot Missile system from the first Gulf War that was used to take down the SCUD Missiles
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I also went inside the museum adjacent to the field where many more artifacts are on display.  After that I continued on to the west and headed for Arizona.