This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at www.astronautix.com

astronautix.com Hermes


Family: Redstone. Country: USA. Status: Hardware. Other Designations: Hermes A-1.

The Army Hermes A-1 test rocket was fired from WSPG and assisted American engineers to understand and improve on the technology of the V-2. Lessons learned on the Hermes were applied to the Navaho, Atlas, and Redstone missile projects.


Specifications


Hermes Chronology


1944 Dec 1 -
1950 May 19 - Launch Site: White Sands .

Bibliography:



Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Definitions of Technical Terms.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .