Encyclopedia Astronautica

Credit: © Mark Wade
German test vehicle. Subscale test model of the A9 rocket. Considered for use as a weapon as well.

1.612 square meter wing area.

Status: Cancelled 1940.
Gross mass: 1,000 kg (2,200 lb).
Height: 5.91 m (19.38 ft).
Diameter: 0.38 m (1.24 ft).
Thrust: 15.00 kN (3,372 lbf).

More... - Chronology...

Associated Countries
See also
  • A4 The V-2, known as the A4 to its developers, was the basis for most of the rocketry that exists in the world today. It was ineffective as a weapon of war, but represented a quantum leap in technology. The A1, A2, A3, and A5 were steps in the development of the missile. Later versions - the A6 through A12 - were planned to take the Third Reich to the planets. More...

Associated Manufacturers and Agencies
  • Von Braun American manufacturer of rockets and spacecraft. Von Braun, USA. More...

  • Michels, Juergen and Przybilski, Olaf, Peenemuende und seine Erben in Ost und West, Bernard & Graefe, Bonn, 1997.

Home - Browse - Contact
© / Conditions for Use