75 years ago, the Earth was photographed from space for the first time by a V-2 rocket

On October 24, 1946, shortly after the end of World War II and more than a decade before Soviet Sputnik 1, launched into orbit around the Earth, opened the space age, a group of scientists and military personnel in the New Mexico desert worked with captured German V-2s. rockets, received the first photographs of Earth … Read more