Motors, Model Rocket

Motors, Model Rocket

     

This is a set of six Type A model rocket motors manufactured in the United States by Model Missiles, Inc. and packaged for retail sale. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. Made in 1958, they were the first mass-produced motors for retail sale. Each motor can be used only once.

G. Harry Stine donated this artifact to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Model Missiles, Inc.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Cardboard
Pasteboard
Paper
Unknown Propellant
Dimensions
Retail Box: 1 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4in. (3.8 x 7.6 x 7cm)

This is a set of six Type A model rocket motors manufactured in the United States by Model Missiles, Inc. and packaged for retail sale. They are made of pasteboard and contain non-explosive propellant. Made in 1958, they were the first mass-produced motors for retail sale. Each motor can be used only once.

G. Harry Stine donated this artifact to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Model Missiles, Inc.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Cardboard
Pasteboard
Paper
Unknown Propellant
Dimensions
Retail Box: 1 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4in. (3.8 x 7.6 x 7cm)

ID: A19930463000