Rocket, Model, LARS-003


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 the LARS-003 rocket. In the 1970s, Colspan Environmental Systems received a U.S. patent on a cloud seeding system using this rocket. It is not clear whether the system ever saw operational use.

Colspan Environmental Systems built and donated this model to the Museum in 1972.

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 Colspan Environmental Systems, Inc.


Plastic, Aluminum, Copper, Steel, Synthetic Fabric, Adhesive


Model: 23 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 3 3/8 in. (59.1 × 8.6 × 8.6cm)

Country of Origin

United States of America


MODELS-Missiles & Rockets

Inventory Number


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