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This is a valve for a rocket engine made by Reaction Motors, Inc. The engine for which it was made and when it was used are unknown.
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Found in collection. Donor may be Reaction Motors, Inc., Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Reaction Motors, Inc.
United States of America
Stainless steel, copper, paper
Overall: 2in. x 4 3/8in. x 2 1/2in. (5.08 x 11.11 x 6.35cm)
National Air and Space Museum
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
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