AIS (ARS) Rocket Motor No. 1 & 2

     

AIS (ARS) Rocket Motor No. 1 & 2

This motor was used in both the first American Interplanetary Society launch attempt in 1931 and the successful launch of AIS (ARS) #2 on Staten Island in 1933. Its propellants were liquid oxygen and gasoline.

Image Number: 2011-00650
Credit: Image by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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