Sounding Rocket, Aerobee, Nose Cone Shell

Sounding Rocket, Aerobee, Nose Cone Shell

     

This is an aluminum nose cone shell from an Aerobee sounding rocket. This nose cone is part of a collection of high-energy detectors from the Naval Research Laboratory and covered an instrument rack also in the collection (see Catalogue numbers 19880001000-19880017000). It was transferred to NASM in 1987.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 182.9 x 40.6cm (72 x 16 in.)

This is an aluminum nose cone shell from an Aerobee sounding rocket. This nose cone is part of a collection of high-energy detectors from the Naval Research Laboratory and covered an instrument rack also in the collection (see Catalogue numbers 19880001000-19880017000). It was transferred to NASM in 1987.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 182.9 x 40.6cm (72 x 16 in.)

ID: A19880019000