Model, Mars Electric Launch Vehicle

Model, Mars Electric Launch Vehicle

     

This is a cutaway model of uknown scale of the upper stage of the Mars Electric Launch Vehicle. It was investigated by NASA in the 1960s and 1970s as one of several possible lauch vehicles that could be used in a crewed mission to Mars. However, it was never built.

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center built the model and transferred it to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from the Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Fiberboard, Brass, Plastic, Paint, Glass
Dimensions
19 1/4" x 4" Diameter
[Prior to 10/4/11] 18 inches long and 4 inches in diameter

This is a cutaway model of uknown scale of the upper stage of the Mars Electric Launch Vehicle. It was investigated by NASA in the 1960s and 1970s as one of several possible lauch vehicles that could be used in a crewed mission to Mars. However, it was never built.

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center built the model and transferred it to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from the Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Fiberboard, Brass, Plastic, Paint, Glass
Dimensions
19 1/4" x 4" Diameter
[Prior to 10/4/11] 18 inches long and 4 inches in diameter

ID: A19760106000