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Model, Rocket, Gemini Titan II, 1:48

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This is a 1:48 scale model of the Gemini-Titan II rocket, used by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to launch all ten manned spacecraft in the Gemini program during 1965-1966. The Titan II was a two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the U.S. Air Force. Only minor modifications were needed to enable it to be used as the launch vehicle in the Gemini program. This model was built by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, which transferred it to NASM in 1971.

Collection Item Long Description:

Title

Gemini-Titan II 1:48 Scale

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Materials

Plastic.

Dimensions

3-D: 11 × 6.4 × 68.6cm (4 5/16 × 2 1/2 × 27 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Inventory Number

A19721000000