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Blast from the Past: First Launch Ever from Cape Canaveral - Universe Today
[/caption] When was the first launch ever from Cape Canaveral in Florida? It was on July 24, 1950 with the launch of a Bumper rocket, specifically Bumper #8. It blasted off from Launchpad 3 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. It’s amazing to see how close the photographers were allowed to stand to the scene … Continue reading "Blast from the Past: First Launch Ever from Cape Canaveral"