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Atlas-Centaur Rocket Model

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This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: General Dynamics Corp.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Overall (1:15 scale): 9 ft. 4 in. long x 8 in. diameter (284.48 x 20.32cm)

Materials: Plastic

This is a 1:15 scale model of the Atlas-Centaur rocket, used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to launch a variety of satellites and probes from 1962-1989. These rockets employed a modified Atlas D intercontinental ballistic missile first stage and a Centaur second stage. General Dynamics made this model and transferred it to NASM in 1983.

Gift of General Dynamics

Inventory number: A19830003000

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