Motors, Model Rocket, Set, French

Motors, Model Rocket, Set, French

     

This is a set of ten Comete 75 model rocket motors packaged for retail sale. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. They are unusually long-burning motors for model rockets, each one with a duration of 12 seconds. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. The L'Avion de France firm in France manufactured them.

G. Harry Stine donated this artifact to the Museum in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
France

Manufacturer
L'Avion de France

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Cardboard
Pasteboard
Non Toxic, Non Explosive Propellant
Ceramic
Dimensions
Other: 3 1/4 x 1 1/4in. (8.3 x 3.2cm)

This is a set of ten Comete 75 model rocket motors packaged for retail sale. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. They are unusually long-burning motors for model rockets, each one with a duration of 12 seconds. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. The L'Avion de France firm in France manufactured them.

G. Harry Stine donated this artifact to the Museum in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
France

Manufacturer
L'Avion de France

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Cardboard
Pasteboard
Non Toxic, Non Explosive Propellant
Ceramic
Dimensions
Other: 3 1/4 x 1 1/4in. (8.3 x 3.2cm)

ID: A19930443000