This object is on display in the Rockets & Missiles at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Naval Research Laboratory
Country of Origin: United States of America
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
Inventory number: A19880019000