One of the first guided missiles by Charles Squire

Photograph of one of the first guided missiles (1941) taken at Eglin Field, Florida by Charles Squire. The missile had a television camera in the nose and radio control of the steering. There were inertial control devices for stability. It was designed for high altitude precison bombing. The project was for the Air Force by contract to [National Defense Research Committee] N.D.R.C. (Divison 5) with laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)., Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Abstract/Description: Photograph of one of the first guided missiles (1941) taken at Eglin Field, Florida by Charles Squire. The missile had a television camera in the nose and radio control of the steering. There were inertial control devices for stability. It was designed for high altitude precison bombing. The project was for the Air Force by contract to [National Defense Research Committee] N.D.R.C. (Divison 5) with laboratories at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Subject(s): Rockets (Aeronautics)
World War II
Cameras
Signal theory (Telecommunication)
Equipment and supplies
Squire, Charles F. (Charles Francis), 1912-
Date Created: circa 1941
Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives
Catalog ID: Squire Charles F1