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Swan


American rocketplane. William G. Swan stayed aloft for 30 minutes over Atlantic City, N.J., in a glider powered with 10 small rockets.

Status: Cancelled 1933.

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  • Emme, Eugene M, Aeronautics and Astronautics: An American Chronology of Science and Technology in the Exploration of Space 1915-1960, NASA, 1961. Web Address when accessed: here.

Swan Chronology


1931 January 4 - . Launch Vehicle: Swan.
  • Rocket glider 30 minute flight. - . Crew: Swan. Nation: USA. Related Persons: Swan. Summary: William G. Swan stayed aloft for 30 minutes over Atlantic City, N.J., in a glider powered with 10 small rockets..

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