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Juno II

Army Ballistic Missile Agency

Launch Status
Success

Location

Launch Complex 26B

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

902 rockets have launched from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA.

Launch Complex 26B, Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Agency

Army Ballistic Missile Agency – ABMA

  • Type: Government
  • Abbreviation: ABMA
  • Country: USA

The Army Ballistic Missile Agency was formed to develop the U.S. Army’s first large ballistic missile. The agency was established at Redstone Arsenal on 1 February 1956, and commanded by Major General John B. Medaris with Wernher von Braun as technical director.

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