Wyld Regeneratively Cooled Rocket Motor No. 1

Wyld Regeneratively Cooled Rocket Motor No. 1

The gasoline fuel circulates through the cooling jacket around the combustion chamber before being injected and burned with liquid oxygen to create thrust. James Wyld probably built this motor in 1938.

  • 2011-00111

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