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Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel) Reports

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Creator:
Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)  Search this
Names:
Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel)  Search this
Extent:
1.35 Cubic Feet ((3 legal document boxes))
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Minutes
Reports
Date:
1946-[ca. 1960s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists primarily of what are referred to as V-2 Reports, being the minutes of meetings held by the Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel and others. These contain meeting agenda, reports of completed firings of V-2 rockets, statements of results and suggestions for future tests.
Biographical / Historical:
The Upper Atmosphere Rocket Research Panel (V-2 Panel) oversaw aspects of a long series of experiments conducted after World War II utilizing captured German V-2 rockets. These experiments were designed to further our understanding of the upper atmosphere and the nature of solar radiation, as well as the technology of the V-2 itself.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
David DeVorkin, Transfer, 1998, 1998-0035, Public Domain
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
V-2 rocket  Search this
Atmosphere, Upper -- Rocket observations  Search this
Rocketry  Search this
Rockets (Aeronautics)  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Solar radiation  Search this
Genre/Form:
Minutes
Reports
Identifier:
NASM.1998.0035
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1998-0035