Motor, Model Rocket, Eastern Ballistics Corp.

Motor, Model Rocket, Eastern Ballistics Corp.

     

This is an unflown Eastern Ballistics B4-3 model rocket motor made of pasteboard and containing non-explosive propellant. The "B4-3" signifies that the power of the motor is in the second lowest class (out of seven) established by the National Association of Rocketry. 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
Eastern Ballistics Corporation

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Motor is pasteboard tube w/non-explosive propellant; oscillograph record is paper
Dimensions
Other: 3/4 in. wide x 2 3/4 in. long (1.9 x 7cm)

This is an unflown Eastern Ballistics B4-3 model rocket motor made of pasteboard and containing non-explosive propellant. The "B4-3" signifies that the power of the motor is in the second lowest class (out of seven) established by the National Association of Rocketry. 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
Eastern Ballistics Corporation

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Motor is pasteboard tube w/non-explosive propellant; oscillograph record is paper
Dimensions
Other: 3/4 in. wide x 2 3/4 in. long (1.9 x 7cm)

ID: A19930490000