V-2 Combustion Chamber at the Udvar-Hazy Center

     

V-2 Combustion Chamber at the Udvar-Hazy Center

With a thrust of 25 tons, the V-2 motor was the world's first large, liquid-fuel rocket engine, and it powered the world's first ballistic missile, the German V-2 of World War II.

Image Number: WEB10833-2008
Credit: Image by Dane Penland, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
For print or commercial use please see our permissions page.

Large JPEG (2157 x 1757 pixels)

More about this object