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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Auxiliary Propulsion System (APS), Thruster, Saturn

Manufacturer:
TRW, Inc., Electromechanical Division  Search this
Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal (Probable Molybdenum)
Uncharacterized Coating (Probable Zirconia)
Plastic (Silica)
Fiberglass
Duct Tape
Adhesive Tape
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 in. wide x 15 in. long, 11 lb. (17.78 x 38.1cm, 5kg)
Other (Motor Chamber): 6 1/2 in. diameter (16.51cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of McDonnell-Douglas Astronautics Company
Inventory Number:
A19740786000
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Rocket Nozzle, Liquid Fuel, One-Stick Repulsor

Manufacturer:
German Society for Space Travel (VfR), Berlin  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 3/4 in. long x 2 1/8 in. diameter (6.99 x 5.4cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
Germany
Date:
1931-32
Credit Line:
Gift of Herbert Schaefer
Inventory Number:
A19781539000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Rockets & Missiles
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, S-3D for Jupiter Missile

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
HAZ MAT: Asbestos
HAZ MAT: Thoriated Magnesium
Ferrous Alloy
Aluminum Alloy
Rubber
Copper Alloy
Electrical Wiring
Dimensions:
3-D (Approximate): 398.8 × 190.5 × 205.7cm (13 ft. 1 in. × 6 ft. 3 in. × 6 ft. 9 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19700262000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, J-2

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel and other metals.
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 ft. × 6 ft. 8 3/8 in., 5740lb. (335.3 × 204.2cm, 2603.6kg)
3-D (Dimensions on stand): 365.8 × 205.7 × 243.8cm (12 ft. × 6 ft. 9 in. × 8 ft.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1964
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19700261000
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Rocket Motor, Liquid Fuel, James H. Wyld, Serial No. 1, Variant

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Rods, Chrome-plated steel; cooling jacket, nickel-plated brass; nuts, steel; motor, proper (threaded interior cylinder), non-ferrous metal; retainer rings, steel; hex nut on component No. 3, aluminum; B-nut, brass; nozzle, non-ferrous metal, possibly plated copper or brass; nozzle sleeves or collars (two), brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 20.3 x 12.7 x 8.9cm (8 x 5 x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1937
Credit Line:
Gift of Thiokol Chemical Corporation, Reaction Motors Division
Inventory Number:
A19520057000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Rocket Motor, Liquid Fuel, ARS No. 1 & 2

Manufacturer:
American Rocket Society  Search this
Materials:
Cast and machined aluminum alloy
Dimensions:
3-D: 10 × 6.8 × 18.5cm (3 15/16 × 2 11/16 × 7 5/16 in.)
3-D (Top Section): 7.1 × 6.8cm (2 13/16 × 2 11/16 in.)
3-D (Lower Section): 10 × 6.8 × 11.4cm (3 15/16 × 2 11/16 × 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1933
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19660655000
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Rocket Motor, ARS No. 4

Manufacturer:
American Rocket Society  Search this
Materials:
Overall, cast aluminum, bottom and top halves; steel nut on top of top half, brass nozzles (2) and brass fuel feed pipes
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.5 × 6.8 × 17cm (4 1/8 × 2 11/16 × 6 11/16 in.)
3-D (Top Section): 7 × 6.8cm (2 3/4 × 2 11/16 in.)
3-D (Lower Section): 10.5 × 6.8 × 10cm (4 1/8 × 2 11/16 × 3 15/16 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1934
Credit Line:
Gift of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Inventory Number:
A19660656000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Rocket Motor, Liquid Fuel, James H. Wyld, Serial No. 2

Manufacturer:
James Hart Wyld  Search this
Materials:
Cooling jacket, steel; rods and bolts, steel; retainer rings (two), Chrome-plated steel; propellant inlet,, non-ferrous, Chrome-plated; B-nut, brass; top fixture (ignitor unit), probably brass; nozzle nut, brass; nozzle, proper, non-ferrous
Dimensions:
3-D: 24.1 × 14 × 8.9cm (9 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1942
Credit Line:
Gift of Aerojet General Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19680226000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Nozzle, Rocket. Solid Fuel, R.H. Goddard

Manufacturer:
Dr. Robert H. Goddard  Search this
Materials:
Nickel steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 14.2 × 2.5cm (5 9/16 × 1 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1918
Credit Line:
Gift of Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation
Inventory Number:
A19850180000
Restrictions & Rights:
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Rocket Pump, Liquid Fuel, R.H. Goddard

Manufacturer:
Dr. Robert H. Goddard  Search this
Materials:
Steel rotor, bolts, and pipe projecting from bottom; threaded alumninum shaft at end; some copper components also
Dimensions:
3-D: 31.5 × 23 × 18cm, 3.7kg (12 3/8 × 9 1/16 × 7 1/16 in., 8 3/16lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Daniel & Florence Guggeneheim Foundation
Inventory Number:
A19850181000
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Turbopump Assembly, Rotating, for M-1 Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine

Manufacturer:
Aerojet General Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Non-Magnetic White Metal
Adhesive Tape
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 188 × 66 × 66cm (6 ft. 2 in. × 2 ft. 2 in. × 2 ft. 2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Aerojet General Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19680577000
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Thrust Chamber, Liquid Fuel Rocket, with Two Sections

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Stainless Steel
Dimensions:
Height: 5 in.
Hub Diameter: 5 in.
Diameter: 3 3/8 in.
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19771254000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Reaction Control System (RCS), SE8-9, for Apollo 4

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum
Wood
Steel
Electrical Components
Plastic
Synthetic Fibers
Adhesive Tape
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D (Overall): 30.5 × 21.6 × 17.8cm (1 ft. × 8 1/2 in. × 7 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
Inventory Number:
A19770883000
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JATO (Jet-Assisted-Take-Off) Unit, Liquid Fueled, Double Spectre

Manufacturer:
Rolls-Royce Ltd., Bristol Engine Division, Edgware, Middlesex, England  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel and other metals.
Dimensions:
Overall: 75 in. tall x 58 3/4 in. wide x 84 1/2 in. long, 1962 lb. (190.5 x 149.23 x 214.63cm, 890kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United Kingdom
Date:
ca. 1958-1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Rolls-Royce Ltd.
Inventory Number:
A19700330000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1

Title:
F-1 Engine
Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Cooling tubes (178 tubes), Inconel X; injector, stainless steel and copper; propellant lines, aluminum; valves, aluminum and stainless steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 18 ft. 4 15/16 in. long x 12 ft. 5/16 in. diameter, 18340 lb. (561.24 x 366.52cm, 8319kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1963
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19700271000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Apollo Lunar Module Descent Engine

Manufacturer:
Space Technology Laboratories (STL)  Search this
Materials:
Nozzle, phenolic ablative liner; propellant lines, stainless steel; valves, stainless steel; injector, aluminum.
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 ft. 8 in. long x 4 ft. 9 1/2 in. diameter (233.68 x 146.05cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19720824000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Apollo Lunar Module Ascent Engine

Manufacturer:
Bell Aerosystems Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall metal; combustion chamber covering probably a phenolic
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 ft. 5 in. tall x 2 ft. 6 3/4 in. wide x 2 ft. 8 1/4 in. diameter (134.62 x 78.11 x 81.92cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19721168000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1, 1/4 Cutaway

Title:
F-1 Center Engine
Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Cooling tubes, Inconel X; injector, stainless steel and copper; propellant lines, aluminum; valves, aluminum and stainless steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 ft. wide x 17 ft. 6 in. long (182.88 x 533.4cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International
Inventory Number:
A19751437000
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Rocket Motor, Solid Fuel, JATO, 8AS-1000

Manufacturer:
Aerojet Engineering Corp.  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Steel
Runner
Aluminum
Copper Alloy
Plastic
Wood
Paint
Ceramic
Natural Fabric
Dimensions:
3-D: 73.7 × 31.8 × 25.4cm (29 × 12 1/2 × 10 in.)
Storage: 80 × 44.1 × 38.1cm (31 1/2 × 17 3/8 × 15 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1943-1944
Credit Line:
Gift of the United States Naval Academy
Inventory Number:
A19510046000
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Redstone Missile, and Separate Pump

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Motor and injectors, 4130 steel.
The separate pump is mainly of non-ferrous metal, probably stainless steel. The ring is of aluminum while The screws are of steel as is the manifold pipe.
Dimensions:
Overall: 34 5/8 in. wide x 70 13/16 in. long x 70 5/8 in. diameter (87.88 x 179.83 x 179.32cm)
Other (ring): 14 1/2 in. wide (36.83cm)
Other (pump): 61 in. wide (154.94cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1958
Credit Line:
Transferred from U.S. Army
Inventory Number:
A19640677000
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