Rocket, Solid Fuel, Meteorological, Seedart 201, with Two Stages

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Rockets and Missiles exhibition at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

The Seedart is one of a family of low-cost sounding rockets designed and manufactured by Colspan Environmental Systems, Inc. in Boulder, Colorado, in the 1960s and early 1970s. This two-stage, solid fuel rocket is one of the smallest sounding rockets ever built. It was used for low-altitude meteorological research.

Colspan Environmental Systems, Inc. transferred this to the Museum in 1973.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19730564000

Credit Line

Gift of Colspan Environmental Systems Inc.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Fiberglass

Dimensions

Overall: 1 1/4 x 20in. (3.2 x 50.8cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets