Country of Origin: United States of America
Overall: 2 ft. 4 in. long x 4 in. diameter (71.12 x 10.16cm) 1:48 scale.
Plastic rocket on wood base.
This is a 1:48 scale model of the Atlas-Centaur rocket, used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to launch a variety of satellites and probes from 1962-1989. These rockets employed a modified Atlas D intercontinental ballistic missile first stage and a Centaur second stage. NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center made this model and transferred it to NASM in 1972.
Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center