Rocket, Flying Model Kit, Valkyrie
This is an unassembled flying rocket model, made by Vashon Industries. The body of the rocket, parachute, and launch rails are plastic. The fins and nosecone are plastic. The model used freon as a cold gas propellant. G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of model rockets, donated this artifact to NASM in 1973.
Gift of G. Harry Stine
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Vashon Industries, Inc.
- MODELS-Missiles & Rockets
- Model has aluminum body, balsa fins and nosecone, and plastic launch rails and parachute. Storage box is cardboard and held together with steel staples. Instructions sheet and pamphlet are paper. Glue is included in the kit.
- Other: 3 1/4 x 12 3/4 x 4 in., 0.3kg (8.3 x 32.4 x 10.2cm, 5/8lb.)