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.
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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).
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.
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