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Part of V-2 Family
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Conceputal drawing based on text description of rocket.
Credit: © Mark Wade
German test vehicle. First in series of rockets leading to V-2. Exploded at Kummersdorf during a test run. Considered aerodynamically unstable (a stabilizing flywheel was mounted forward) and no launch attempts were made.

Status: Design 1933. Thrust: 3.00 kN (674 lbf). Gross mass: 150 kg (330 lb). Height: 1.40 m (4.50 ft). Diameter: 0.30 m (0.98 ft). Span: 0.30 m (0.98 ft).

Propellants 40 kg of Lox/75% alcohol, burn time 16 seconds.



Family: test vehicle. People: von Braun. Country: Germany. Bibliography: 394.

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