Motor, Model Rocket, Orville Carlisle "Rock-A-Chute" Type

Motor, Model Rocket, Orville Carlisle "Rock-A-Chute" Type

     

This is an unflown Rock-A-Chute 4-4 flying rocket motor made by Orville Carlisle. It is made of pasteboard and contains non-explosive propellant. The motor was made at some time during the 1950s during the early years of the development of flying rocket models. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of flying rocket models, donated this artifact to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Orville H. Carlisle

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Paper
Adhesive
Ceramic
Copper
Nylon
Plastic
Cork
Dimensions
Overall: 1/2in. x 3 3/8in. (1.3 x 8.57cm)

This is an unflown Rock-A-Chute 4-4 flying rocket motor made by Orville Carlisle. It is made of pasteboard and contains non-explosive propellant. The motor was made at some time during the 1950s during the early years of the development of flying rocket models. A motor is used only once to power a model rocket. G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of flying rocket models, donated this artifact to NASM in 1973.

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Orville H. Carlisle

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Paper
Adhesive
Ceramic
Copper
Nylon
Plastic
Cork
Dimensions
Overall: 1/2in. x 3 3/8in. (1.3 x 8.57cm)

ID: A19930476000