Model, Rocket, Saturn I with NERVA Upper Stage, 1:48 scale

Model, Rocket, Saturn I with NERVA Upper Stage, 1:48 scale

     

This is a 1:16 scale model of NASA's Saturn 1 rocket with a NERVA (Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application) upper stage. NASA worked with the Atomic Energy Commission to develop the engine for long-duration crewed missions to Mars. It underwent successful ground testing but was never flight tested or flown in an actual mission.

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center built the model and donated it to the museum.

Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Wood
Aluminum
Brass
Plastic
Steel
Lead
Paint
Felt
Dimensions
Overall: 119.4 x 15.2cm (3ft 11in. x 6in.)

This is a 1:16 scale model of NASA's Saturn 1 rocket with a NERVA (Nuclear Engine for Rocket Vehicle Application) upper stage. NASA worked with the Atomic Energy Commission to develop the engine for long-duration crewed missions to Mars. It underwent successful ground testing but was never flight tested or flown in an actual mission.

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center built the model and donated it to the museum.

Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Wood
Aluminum
Brass
Plastic
Steel
Lead
Paint
Felt
Dimensions
Overall: 119.4 x 15.2cm (3ft 11in. x 6in.)

ID: A19760761000