Model, Rocket, Sounding

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is a model of unknown scale of a sounding rocket, which are small vehicles that carry various scientific payloads in sub-orbital flights. However, there is no information available on what sounding rocket this is or if and when it was operational.

NASA's Langley Research Center made the model and transferred it to NASM.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Credit Line

Gift of NASA Langley Research Center

Materials

  • Aluminum
  • Steel
  • Copper
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Adhesive
  • Ink
  • Cotton

Dimensions

47 1/4 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2"

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Inventory Number

A19791314000

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