Motor, Model Rocket, Central Rocket Co. "Rock-A-Chute" Type

Motor, Model Rocket, Central Rocket Co. "Rock-A-Chute" Type

     

This is an unflown Central Rocket Company Rock-A-Chute model rocket motor made of pasteboard and containing non-explosive propellant. It produces a maximum thrust of 1.25 lbs, placing it in the range of the least powerful motors sold commercially. 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
Central Rocket Co.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Paper
Adhesive
Ceramic
Dimensions
Overall: 3/4in. x 2 3/4in. (1.9 x 6.99cm)

This is an unflown Central Rocket Company Rock-A-Chute model rocket motor made of pasteboard and containing non-explosive propellant. It produces a maximum thrust of 1.25 lbs, placing it in the range of the least powerful motors sold commercially. 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
Central Rocket Co.

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Paper
Adhesive
Ceramic
Dimensions
Overall: 3/4in. x 2 3/4in. (1.9 x 6.99cm)

ID: A19930489000