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Rocket Test Stand No. 2, American Rocket Society (ARS)

Manufacturer:
American Rocket Society  Search this
Materials:
Steel frame and steel overall; two brass or copper fuel and oxidizer tanks and feed lines in back; aluminum dial pointers and other parts; glass faces on dials and two glass tubes on linear scale
Dimensions:
3-D: 116.8 x 61 x 135.9cm, 136.1kg (46 x 24 x 53 1/2 in., 300lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Test
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1938-1941
Credit Line:
Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19680021000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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EDAN-URL:
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Rockets, Reaction Motors, Inc.

Collection Creator:
Ley, Willy, 1906-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 48, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1945-56
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Willy Ley Papers
Willy Ley Papers / Series 2: Subject Files / 2.6: Rockets-related materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0098-ref561

Missile, Air-to-Air, Gorgon 3A

Manufacturer:
Singer Manufacturing Company  Search this
Materials:
Fuselage and wings entirely of wood, excluding steel screws and hinges for panels, internal pipe bracings for wings and fuselage interior; motor, non-ferrous metal, nozzle possibly of aluminum; interior also with wire bundles, with white plastic insulation.
Wood
Paint
Aluminum
Steel
Zinc Chromate
Stainless Steel
Plastic
Synthetic Rubber
Natural Fabric
CadmiumResin
Dimensions:
Overall: 12 ft. 6 1/4 in. x 50 1/4 in. x 11 ft. x 50 1/4 in. (381.6 x 127.6 x 335.3 x 127.6cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1947
Credit Line:
U.S. Navy
Inventory Number:
A19660027000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Missile, Test, Gorgon 3A, CTV-6 Version

Manufacturer:
Naval Aircraft Modification Unit  Search this
Materials:
Wood frame and metal; plastic nose
Dimensions:
Overall: 15ft x 11ft, 1560lb. (457.2 x 335.28cm, 707.6kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1947
Credit Line:
Transferred from U.S. Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics
Inventory Number:
A19660161000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Missile, Test, Gorgon 3C, Also Called KU3N-2

Manufacturer:
Naval Aircraft Modification Unit  Search this
Materials:
Body of wood construction with some metal screws and fittings.Body of wood construction with some metal screws and fittings.
Dimensions:
Overall: 17ft 10in. x 10ft 10in. (543.56 x 330.2cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1945-1946
Credit Line:
Transferred from United States Navy, Bureau of Aeronautics
Inventory Number:
A19660163000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, XLR-11-RM-9

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium
Anodized Aluminum
Ferrous Alloy
Non-Magnetic White Metal
Plastic
Paper
Ink
Paint
Adhesive Tape
Dimensions:
Approximate: 5 ft. × 1 ft. 7 in., 210lb., 58.4cm (152.4 × 48.3cm, 95.3kg, 1 ft. 11 in.)
Other (Each of 4 Thrust Chambers): 1 ft. 9 3/4 in. × 6 in. (55.2 × 15.2cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19630362000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, XLR-11

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Overall, stainless steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 in. wide x 60 in. long (48.26 x 152.4cm)
Other: 21 3/4 in. long x 6 in. diameter (55.25 x 15.24cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred by the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19630363000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Rocket Engines, Liquid Fuel, Dual XLR-11 (X-15 Interim Engine Pair)

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Mainly stainless steel, some titanium, some copper alloy tubing; pump housing, cast aluminum; insulated electrical wiring.
Dimensions:
Length, 82 inches; width, 42 inches; height, 48 inches; length, thrust cylinders (8), 21.75 inches each; diameter, cylinders (8), 6 inches each; weight, approximately 500 pounds (empty weight of each XLR-11 is 210 pounds).
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1959-1961
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19630364000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19630364000

Rocket Engines, Liquid Fuel, XLR-11, Dual (Interim X-15 Pair)

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Mainly stainless steel, some titanium, some copper alloy tubing; pump housing, cast aluminum; insulated electrical wiring.
Dimensions:
Length, 82 inches; width, 42 inches; height, 48 inches; length, thrust cylinders (8), 21.75 inches each; diameter, cylinders (8), 6 inches each; weight, approximately 500 pounds (empty weight of each XLR-11 is 210 pounds),
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Air Force.
Inventory Number:
A19630365000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19630365000

Rocket Belt, Reaction Motors, Inc.

Manufacturer:
Thiokol  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Plastic
Foam
Paint
Natural Fabric
Leather
Aluminum
Copper Alloy
Rubber
Cadmium plating
Adhesive
Paper
Dimensions:
Approximate (Overall): 68.6 × 63.5 × 43.2cm (27 × 25 × 17 in.)
Overall: 42lb. (19.1kg)
Other (Tank): 13 1/2 × 6 1/2 in. (34.3 × 16.5cm)
Other (Strap): 47 in. (119.4cm)
Storage: 75.6 × 70.5 × 48.9cm (29 3/4 × 27 3/4 × 19 1/4 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1964
Credit Line:
Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19640689000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19640689000

Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, XLR-11

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Overall Steel, Adhesive, Synthetic Fabric, Stainless Fabric, Copper, Aluminum, Paint, Stainless Steel, Brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 × 56 1/2 in., 210lb. (61 × 143.5cm, 95.3kg)
Storage (Artex Crate): 91.4 × 177.8 × 91.4cm (36 × 70 × 36 in.)
Approximate (Weighed with Stand): 182.3kg (402lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1945-1953
Credit Line:
Reaction Motors, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A19530051000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Nozzle, Rocket, Experimental

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel, Type AISI 347
Dimensions:
14 x 8.3cm (5 1/2in. x 3 1/4in.) (Approximate)
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Reaciton Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19771262001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Chamber, Combustion, and Nozzle, Rocket, Experimental

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Non-magnetic alloy
Dimensions:
21.9 x 6cm (8 5/8in. x 2 3/8in.) (Approximate)
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Thiokol Chemical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19771262003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Nozzle, Rocket, Cooled, Experimental

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Steel alloy
Dimensions:
14 x 8.3cm (5 1/2in. x 3 1/4in.) (Approximate)
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19771262007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e9d9c713-f0b3-4244-a215-6bde5798beb8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19771262007
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Wrenches, Adjusting Gyro Casing, Two, Rocket

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors Div., Thiokol Chemical Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Dimensions:
3-D (Larger Ring): 11.4 x 6.7 x 1cm (4 1/2 x 2 5/8 x 3/8 in.)
3-D (Smaller Piece): 8.3 x 1.9cm (3 1/4 x 3/4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Tools
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor may be Reaction Motors, Inc., Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Inventory Number:
A20010658001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv964083604-aea4-4890-bd94-1355d47bcced
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20010658001

Nozzle, Rocket, Spare, James H. Wyld

Materials:
Overall, aluminum
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 1/8in. x 1 1/2in. (2.86 x 3.81cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A20010658003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
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Valve, Rocket Motor, Reaction Motors, Inc.

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel, copper, paper
Dimensions:
Overall: 2in. x 4 3/8in. x 2 1/2in. (5.08 x 11.11 x 6.35cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Components (Engine Parts)
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor may be Reaction Motors, Inc., Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Inventory Number:
A20010658007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9797db6a8-7c89-4030-a20e-7fbc6b0457a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20010658007

Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, "Spaghetti" Type, Super P, Reaction Motors, Inc.

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Mainly Inconel, with iron-based welds; some tubes aluminum.
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/4 in. wide x 1 ft. 3 in. tall (15.9 x 38.1cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1955
Credit Line:
Gift of Bob Holder.
Inventory Number:
A20020083000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20020083000

Injector Segment, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, 6000C-4

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel
Steel
Brass
Dimensions:
Overall: 11.43 x 3.18 x 2.54cm (4 1/2in. x 1 1/4in. x 1in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Bob Holder.
Inventory Number:
A20020084000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv97483a2e5-feea-44ea-a6df-d0629213a359
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20020084000

Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Cutaway, Lark Missile

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Stainless Steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 27.9 x 10.8 x 5.7cm (11in. x 4 1/4in. x 2 1/4in.)
Length, overall 11 inches; length, chamber, 10.5 inches; outside diameter, maximum, 3.5 inches; outside diameter, at nozzle end, 2 inches 10/16 inches; inside diameter, main section of chamber, 3 inches
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
Inventory Number:
A19990027000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990027000

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