Country of Origin: France
Other: 3 1/4in. x 3 1/4in. x 1 1/4in. (8.3 x 8.26 x 3.18cm)
Motors are pasteboard w/non-explosive propellant. Storage box ins cardboard.
This is a set of ten Comete 55 model rocket motors packaged for retail sale. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant which burns for 7 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