Model, Missile, HAST

Model, Missile, HAST

     

This is a model of unknown scale of the HAST (high-altitude supersonic target), developed by Beech Aircraft for the U.S. military during the 1970s as a target for missiles fired from U.S. ranges. It flew at a maximum speed of Mach 4 and at an altitude in excess of 100,000 feet. The missile was guided by pre-launch programming and ground control. This artifact was donated by John and Cynthia Heyde to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Metal missile and clear plastic base.
Dimensions
Overall: 2 1/2 in. wide x 10 in. long (6.35 x 25.4cm)

This is a model of unknown scale of the HAST (high-altitude supersonic target), developed by Beech Aircraft for the U.S. military during the 1970s as a target for missiles fired from U.S. ranges. It flew at a maximum speed of Mach 4 and at an altitude in excess of 100,000 feet. The missile was guided by pre-launch programming and ground control. This artifact was donated by John and Cynthia Heyde to NASM on an unknown date.

Gift of John S. and Cynthia H. Heyde.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Materials
Metal missile and clear plastic base.
Dimensions
Overall: 2 1/2 in. wide x 10 in. long (6.35 x 25.4cm)

ID: A19981647000