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This is a mandrel around which solid propellants for rocket motors are formed. It was used for this purpose by the Atlantic Research Corporation (ARC). Founded shortly after World War II, ARC became a leading developer and producer of small-scale solid-propellant motors and gas generators for the civilian space and defense markets.

Transferred to NASM from Atlantic Research Corporation.

Display Status This object is on display in the Rockets & Missiles at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA Rockets & Missiles
Object Details
Type PROPULSION-Miscellaneous Manufacturer Atlantic Research Corp. Dimensions 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 3.8 × 90.8cm (1 1/2 in. × 2 ft. 11 3/4 in.)
Materials Aluminum
Inventory Number A20060524000 Credit Line Transferred from Atlantic Research Corporation Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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