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New Manhattan Project National Parks Tell Story Of Dawn Of Nuclear Age

The first test of a nuclear weapon was conducted at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico on July 16, 1945 — three weeks before the U.S. government dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. Photo courtesy Los Alamos National Laboratories/U.S. Department of Energy