rocket; heat shield core; model

Made:
1965

Model of Titan II rocket mounted beside a core from the heat shield of the Gemini IV space capsule in which the U.S. astronauts, McDivitt and White, made 62 orbits of the earth 3/5 June 1965, (mounted on small wooden panel). Original rocket made by Martin Marietta Corporation

Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
1966-398
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), fibre (unidentified), metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified), resin (unidentified), wood (unidentified)
type:
rocket
credit:
Lent by Her Majesty the Queen
status:
Loan

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