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Historical Rocket Gallery

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Here are a group of historical rocket photos that you can use in classroom activities. These photos were gathered by Honie Lui, of Independence High School, Independence, Ohio, in May, 2005, as part of a Senior Shadowing Project.

Photo of American V2 rocket.

A captured German V2 rocket being fired from White Sands, New Mexico, in the early 1950's.

Photo of German V2 rocket.

German V2 rocket being prepared for launch in the early 1940's.

Photo of Navy Viking rocket.

U.S. Navy Viking rocket being prepared for launch in the early 1950's.

Photo of Robert Goddard's rocket.

Robert Goddard and the first liquid-powered rocket in the mid 1920's.

Photo of Scout rocket.

U.S. Navy Vanguard Rocket - designed to be the first American Earth satellite launcher.

Photo of Scout rocket.

U.S. Navy Vanguard Rocket - failure of the first American Earth satellite launcher.

Photo of Scout rocket.

Scout - small payload, solid rocket propulsion.


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