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The Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel) oversaw aspects of a long series of experiments conducted after World War II utilizing captured German V-2 rockets. These experiments were designed to further our understanding of the upper atmosphere and the nature of solar radiation, as well as the technology of the V-2 itself.

Identifier

NASM.1998.0035

Creator

Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)

Date

1946-[ca. 1960s]

Provenance

David DeVorkin, Transfer, 1998, 1998-0035, Public Domain

Extent

1.35 Cubic feet ((3 legal document boxes))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Minutes

Reports

Scope and Contents

This collection consists primarily of what are referred to as V-2 Reports, being the minutes of meetings held by the Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel and others. These contain meeting agenda, reports of completed firings of V-2 rockets, statements of results and suggestions for future tests.

Genre/Form

Minutes

Reports

Rights

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Names

Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)

Topics V-2 rocket
Atmosphere, Upper -- Rocket observations
Rocketry
Rockets (Aeronautics)
Aeronautics
Solar radiation

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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