Trinity Site drew thousands from across the nation and the world April 4 to the spot where the first atomic bomb exploded on July 16, 1945. The site, located on White Sands Missile Range outside Soccorro, N.M., is only open to the public two days a year – in April and October.
Trinity Site 70th Anniversary
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Marie Apodaca De La Rosa, of Carrizozo, N.M. was born on July 15, 1945, one day before the atomic bomb test at Trinity Site. The next day, she said her mother "thought it was the end of the world" when the whole house shook.