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Aerobee Nose Cone Shell

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This object is on display in the Rockets & Missiles at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin: United States of America

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

Materials: Aluminum

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

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