Re: [NTLK] [OT] up in the sky

From: Eric L. Strobel (
Date: Sun Jun 23 2002 - 23:25:14 EDT

somewhere near the temporal coordinates of 6/23/02 8:32 PM, the entity known
as Jameson Forster transmitted the following from

> I thought that there was a group interested in rebuilding the V2. Most
> of the V2 pieces were used up here by Braun and others jumpstarting
> NASA, if I understand the history. And so it has been difficult for the
> group to find original pieces. (If I remember that story right). jf
> On Sunday, June 23, 2002, at 06:30 PM, <> wrote:

Can't remember when the last flight of the V2 was, but for some reason 1954
sticks in my mind. Way before NASA. It was at least past 1952 because the
50th anniversary of x-ray astronomy was just recently and the first x-ray
astronomy mission was on a V2 sounding rocket. Further, I'm thinking that
the last flight of V2 hardware was an NRL Viking, but don't quote me on

- Eric.


Eric Strobel (fyzycyst_at_NOSPAM^

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