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Rocket, Solid Fuel, Smokeless Powder, R.H. Goddard
Cylindrical with pointed warhead; overall, assembled in three sections: warhead ton top or front, with ogival nose; motor section in middle, straight cylinder, with 0.5 in. o.d. connecting band at end; and last section, cone-shaped exhaust nozzle attached to motor section, and tapering down from 0.5 in. o.d. to 0.75 o.d. at end; overall, shiny metal throughout; note that warhead section can be screwed off, with 0.5. p.d. threaded section, revealing hollow motor and nozzle section, but warhead section closed off at base by small dia. brown steel disc, possible a rusted insert
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Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, National Air and Space Museum Original Photography, NASM Acc. 2012-0026
Engineers; Exploration; Inventors; Rockets; Space
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National Air and Space Museum
6th St. and Independence Ave SW
Washington, DC 20560
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
14390 Air and Space Museum Parkway
Chantilly, VA 20151
10:00 am - 5:30 pm