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Jan 11, 2009 - Missles & rockets

We've stayed in the Las Cruces area several times in the past but have never managed to visit the White Sands area. Today found us setting out with three stops planned on a 160 mile round trip adventure. First up, the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR). This area used to be called the White Sands Proving Ground and it is located about 20 miles east of Las Cruces on highway 70. This is still an active military base so after passing through security we arrived at the visitor center and missile park. Now, as most of you know by now we are big...

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