The Viking missile was a research rocket developed by the Navy Research
Laboratory. The first eight Vikings were launched from LC-33. This
photo is of the first Viking fired on May 3, 1949. Viking launches were
moved to LC-35 and number nine was launched from there on December 15, 1952.
Number twelve was the last Viking launched at White Sands on February 4, 1955.
Photo from the Jerry Crouch Collection