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Family: A4. Country: Germany. Status: Design 1933.

First in series of rockets leading to V-2. Exploded at Kummersdorf in first launch attempt. Considered aerodynamically unstable (stabilising fins were mounted forward) and no further launch attempts were made. Propellants Lox/75% alcohol.


Specifications

Liftoff Thrust: 300 kgf. Total Mass: 150 kg. Core Diameter: 0.3 m. Total Length: 1.4 m.



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