Rocket, Viper Trainer


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:

This is s Viper training rocket built by the Atlantic Research Corporation (ARC). Founded shortly after World War II, ARC became a leading developer and maker of small, solid propellent rocket motors for defense and civilian space applications.

Transferred to NASM from the Atlantic Research Corporation.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Gift of Atlantic Research Corporation

Country of Origin

United States of America


Nose, plastic; brass colored steel tip on end of nose; black plastic fins, or ridges, seven, around bottom half of body.


Overall: 24.8 × 3.2 × 12.7cm (9 3/4 in. × 1 1/4 in. × 5 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets

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