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Thrust: Rocket Engines

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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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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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Rocket Engines, Liquid Fuel, Attitude and Roll Control, Titan 3E Launch Vehicle

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne, Division of North American Aviation Co.  Search this
Materials:
Phenolic Resin
Anodized Aluminum
Aluminum
Plastic
Adhesive
Rubber
Ink
Steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 49.5 × 41.9 × 14cm (19 1/2 × 16 1/2 × 5 1/2 in.)
Storage: 59.7 × 52.1 × 24.1cm (23 1/2 × 20 1/2 × 9 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Transferred from U.S. Air Force - Patrick AFB
Inventory Number:
A19700335000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, BMW 109-558

Manufacturer:
BMW (Bayerische Motoren Werke)  Search this
Materials:
Steel nozzle
Dimensions:
Approximate (outside nozzle diameter): 3 1/4in. x 1ft 6in. (8.26 x 45.72cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19603382001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Vernier, Surveyor Spacecraft

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors Div., Thiokol Chemical Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel; gold coating over plumbing
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 1/4 in. long x 5 1/4 in. diameter (33.66 x 13.34cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A19790173000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, D50C1

Manufacturer:
Reaction Motors, Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Copper Alloy
Paint
Steel
Dimensions:
3-D: 38.1 x 20.3 x 5.1cm (15 x 8 x 2 in.)
Storage: 22.9 x 40.6 x 8.9cm (9 in. x 16 in. x 3 1/2 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19850117000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, for Jupiter Missile

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Primarily stainless steel; some aluminum piping
Dimensions:
Overall: 68 in. diameter x 120 in. long, approximate weight 4400 lb. (172.72 cm. diameter x 304.8 cm, long approximate weight 1995.8 kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1956-1963
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19700263000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid-Fuel, Cutaway, R.H. Goddard

Manufacturer:
Dr. Robert H. Goddard  Search this
Materials:
Steel, overall
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 ft. 11 3/4 in. long x 8 in. wide x 6 in. diameter (90.81 x 20.32 x 15.24cm); diameter, outside, nozzle, 4 inches
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Found in Collection
Inventory Number:
A19660023000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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, Navaho Missile

Manufacturer:
North American Aviation Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Titanium alloys, stainless steel, and other metals.
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 ft. 7 in. tall x 6 ft. 4 in. wide x 8 ft. 9 in. long (200.66 x 193.04 x 266.7cm)
Other (Chamber): 5 ft. 5 1/2 in. diameter (166.37cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1951-1956
Credit Line:
Gift of Rocketdyne, Division of North American Aviation Co.
Inventory Number:
A19700250000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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, V-2, U.S.-Made

Manufacturer:
North American Aviation Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Aluminum, Cadmium Plating, Mylar (Polyester), Adhesive, Asbestos, Plastic, Phenolic Resin,
Rubber (Silicone)
Dimensions:
Storage (Artex Crate): 325.1 × 160 × 170.2cm (10 ft. 8 in. × 63 in. × 67 in.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1947-1949
Credit Line:
Rocketdyne, Division of Rockwell International Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19700251000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, A-4, Redstone Missile

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Combustion chamber, injectors, and some tubing, 4130 steel; propellant lines, pumps, impellers, and valves, aluminum alloys including heat exchanger; harness manifold and other parts, steel.
Dimensions:
Other (outer): 2 ft. 8 in. diameter x 10 ft. 9 in. long x 4 ft. 1 in. wide (81.3 x 327.7 x 124.5cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Army.
Inventory Number:
A19910078000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Rockets & Missiles
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Combustion Chamber, Rocket Engine, Cutaway, K-1

Manufacturer:
Helmuth Walter KG  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 ft. 4 in. long x 7 in. diameter (40.64 x 17.78cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Gift of Reaction Motors Division, Thiokol Chemical Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19771226000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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, RL-10

Manufacturer:
Pratt & Whitney  Search this
Materials:
Chamber, 347 stainless steel brazed with silver; piping, polished stainless steel; pump, aluminum casting; heat exchanger, nickel alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 27 9/16 in. tall x 70 in. long x 40 in. diameter (70 x 177.8 x 101.6cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Inventory Number:
A19940100000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, Cutaway, RL-10

Manufacturer:
Pratt & Whitney  Search this
Materials:
Chamber, 347 stainless steel brazed with silver; piping, polished stainless steel; aluminum casting pump; heat exchanger of nickel alloy
Pump, aluminum casting
Nozzle ring, upper, plastic
Dimensions:
Overall: 5ft 9in. x 2ft 9in. x 2ft 7in. (175.26 x 83.82 x 78.74cm)
Storage (Artex Crate): 121 × 214 × 121cm, 367.4kg (47 5/8 × 84 1/4 × 47 5/8 in., 810lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761286000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Injector, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, M-1

Manufacturer:
Aerojet Electrosystems Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Copper baffles; overall, stainless steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 17 in. long x 52 in. diameter, 3658 lb. (43.18 x 132.08cm, 1659.3kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1962-1968
Credit Line:
Gift of the Aerojet General Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19700245000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Combustion Chamber, V-2

Manufacturer:
Linke-Hofmann Werke AG  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 6ft 2in. x 3ft 7in. (187.96 x 109.22cm)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
Germany
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Air Force
Inventory Number:
A19730004000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, H-1

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Chamber and nozzle coolant passages 347 stainless steel. Propellant tanks, lines, and valves, stainless steel. Pumps, aluminum alloys; turbine, Hastealloy. Injector, OHFC copper and 347 stainless steel.
Combustion chamber made of 292 stainless steel tubes. The assembly, except for inlet manifold, was furnaced brazed with gold brazing alloy. Injectors, furnaced brazed.
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 ft. 3/8 in. wide x 6 ft. 1 1/4 in. long x 3 ft. 11 in. diameter, 2000 lb. (153.42 x 186.06 x 119.38cm, 907.2kg)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1958-1975
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680012000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Rockets & Missiles
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Handler, Rocket Engine, Liquid Fuel, F-1

Manufacturer:
Rocketdyne Division, Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Steel
Tire rims: Non-ferrous
Tires: Hardened rubber
Dimensions:
Length: 182.75 inches
Width: 142 inches
Height, maximum, with struts: 72 inches
Height of floor level beams: 28.5 inches
Weight: 5,500 lbs.
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19700271001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Nozzle, Plug, Liquid Fuel Rocket Engine

Manufacturer:
General Electric Company  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel, with partial ceramic coating over cone; broken plastic covering over at least one of the pipes around the red base of the nozzle.
Dimensions:
Overall: 48 × 50 in., 657.7kg (121.9 × 127cm, 1450lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Rocket Engines
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Wright-Malta Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19760049000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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