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Family: Redstone. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Hermes A-1.
The Army Hermes A-1 test rocket was fired from WSPG and assisted American engineers to understand and improve on the technology of the V-2. Lessons learned on the Hermes were applied to the Navaho, Atlas, and Redstone missile projects.
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1950 May 19 - Launch Site: White Sands .
- 17 - Emme, Eugene M, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960, NASA, 1961. HTML when accessed: http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/pao/History/timeline.html
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