AIS (ARS) Rocket Motor No. 1 & 2

AIS (ARS) Rocket Motor No. 1 & 2

This motor was used in both the first American Interplanetary Society launch attempt in 1931 and the successful launch of AIS (ARS) #2 on Staten Island in 1933. Its propellants were liquid oxygen and gasoline.

  • 2011-00651

  • Copyright/Owner: Smithsonian Institution
  • Source: National Air and Space Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
  • Photographer: Eric Long
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