Coronavirus (COVID-19) While museums are closed, the Science and Society Picture Library prints site is fully operational and we have added an FAQ page here.

British Skylark high altitude sounding rocket, 1960.

NASA

 
British Skylark high altitude sounding rocket, 1960.
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Description

This shows the launch of a Skylark solid fuel sounding rocket from Woomera in Australia. First launched in February 1957, Skylark used a main Raven motor with various boost motors. It was used regularly, mainly by British and European experimenters, until the 1980s and one-off launches were still being made in the 1990s.

Image Details

Artist
 
Image Ref.
 
10299506

© National Aeronautics & Space Administration / Science & Society

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas