Rocket, Flying Model, Master Midget

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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 an assembled "UJ Master Midget" flying rocket model made by an unknown manufacturer. It has a pasteboard body and balsa nose cone and fins. The model appears to have flown at some point and the motor removed.

G. Harry Stine, a pioneer in the field of flying rocket models, donated this artifact to the musem in 1973.

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Gift of G. Harry Stine

Materials

Cardboard, Paper, Adhesive, Balsa Wood, Paint, Synthetic Fabric, Steel

Dimensions

  • Box: 1 7/8in. x 2 1/4in. x 6 1/8in. (4.76 x 5.72 x 15.56cm)
  • Model: 1 5/8in. x 1 15/16in. x 5 7/8in. (4.13 x 4.92 x 14.92cm)
  • 46 grams in weight

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Inventory Number

A19930653000

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