American Rocket Society ARS-4

American Rocket Society ARS-4

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This motor was used in the flight of ARS #4 on Staten Island on September 9, 1934. It burned liquid oxygen and gasoline. That flight was the American Rocket Society’s most successful. The rocket reached a height of 382 feet, a distance of 1,585 feet, and a velocity approaching the speed of sound.

Image Number: NASM 2011-00653
Date: September 9, 1934

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Rockets, Firsts, American, Rocket, Society

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