BUILDERS

 

EARLY MISSILE CONTRACTORS

 

MANY OF THESE PHOTOS WERE TAKEN IN 1957

ASTRONAUTICS PLANT UNDER CONSTRUCTION BY CONVAIR

A DIVISION OF GENERAL DYNAMICS

BUILDER OF THE ATLAS MISSILE

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA

 

CONVAIR AIRFRAME COMPONENT TESTING FACILITY

POINT LOMA, CALIFORNIA

 

CONVAIR ASSEMBLY PLANT

FOR THE ATLAS MISSILE

SAN DIEGO,  CALIFORNIA

 

ONE HUNDRED MILLION DOLLAR TITAN PLANT

BUILT BY THE MARTIN COMPANY NEAR DENVER, COLORADO

NOTEMISSILE TEST STAND IN THE FOREGROUND

 

CONTROL ROOM FOR THE MARTIN COMPANY'S TITAN TEST STAND

 

AEROJET'S ENGINE TEST AREA

SACRAMENTO,  CALIFORNIA

 

 

 

AEROJET-GENERAL CORPORATIONS

ROCKET PROPULSION ENGINE TEST STAND

AZUSA,  CALIFORNIA

 

ROCKETDYNE DIVISION OF NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION

ROCKET ENGINE TEST STAND DURING BLAST THROUGH TEST

SANTA  SUSSANA  MOUNTAINS,  CALIFORNIA

 

CAPTIVE TEST STAND

 

NORTH AMERICAN AVIATION TEST STANDS

 

GENERAL ELECTRIC'S

HANCOCK FIELD GUIDANCE SYSTEM TEST SITE

 

THE AVCO SHOCK TUBE USED IN NOSE CONE TESTS

 

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