Re: [NTLK] [OT] up in the sky

From: James Elliott (
Date: Mon Jun 24 2002 - 13:49:24 EDT

They were still testing V1s in '52, weren't they? I wish that I
could remember when Operation Bumble Bee shut down.


>Can't remember when the last flight of the V2 was, but for some reason 1954
>sticks in my mind. Way before NASA. It was at least past 1952 because the
>50th anniversary of x-ray astronomy was just recently and the first x-ray
>astronomy mission was on a V2 sounding rocket. Further, I'm thinking that
>the last flight of V2 hardware was an NRL Viking, but don't quote me on
>- Eric.
>Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^

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