With a few notes on the development history of this critically important technology The time boundaries for the development of the fuel injection system of the A4/V2 25-ton thrust engine are simple enough to state;  the process began at the Kummersdorf army proving grounds in September 1937 and the patternRead on
Do you know what this is? In our exploration of the historical sites around Peenemünde we often encounter relics that are a mystery to us. If you recognise the item and can tell us anything positive about it (no guesses please, we have lots of those already!) it will be aRead on
Aerodynamic fin parts with bearing and top-of-fin counterbalance weight visible on the right
A group of V2 missile relics laying in the open within the F1 fenced-off area: aerodynamic fin parts including bearing and counterbalance weight (upper right) are visible. See gallery map below for location details. Werk Süd (South Works) Peenemünde: Highlighting the Fertigungshalle Eins or F1 V2 missile factory In the galleryRead on
unknown mechanism
We think this mechanism, found in a missile workshop in the south works at Peenemünde, might be the remains of a points switch for a narrow gauge factory railway. Click for more info. In our exploration of the historical sites around Peenemünde we often encounter relics that are a mystery toRead on
V2 missile launch at Cuxhaven
V2 missile at X + 2 seconds after launch during British tests for Project Backfire in Cuxhaven, Germany in 1945. In this short video we take a look at some basic rocket science and answer the question: What makes a rocket fly? How does the rocket achieve its unique formRead on