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Family: A4. Country: Germany. Status: Hardware 1934.

First flight test rocket in series that led to V-2. Two were built, dubbed Max and Moritz. Both were successfully flown at Kummersdorf to an altitude of 2 km. Propellants Lox/75% alcohol.


Specifications

Payload: 40 kg. to a: 2.2 km trajectory. Liftoff Thrust: 2,000 kgf. Total Mass: 500 kg.


A2 Chronology


- 1934 September - Launch Site: Kummersdorf .
1934 Dec 1 -

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