Little Joe II

By Eiffleman

American rocket developed to test the Apollo spacecraft Launch Escape System and the Command Module parachute recovery system in abort mode. Smallest of the four launch vehicles used in the Apollo program.

Atlas LV-3B (Mercury-Atlas Launch Vehicle)

By Eiffleman

America’s second manned launch vehicle and the first to reach orbit for the Mercury program. Manufactured by Convair and derived from the SM-65D Atlas missile making it a member of the Atlas family of rockets. Launched a total of four crewed Mercury spacecraft.

Mercury-Redstone Launch Vehicle

By Eiffleman

America’s first crewed suborbital launch vehicle. Member of the Redstone rocket family derived from the U.S. Army’s Redstone missile and the Jupiter-C LV. Used for six suborbital Mercury flights carrying astronauts Alan Shepard and Gus Grissom.

A-4 / V-2 Rocket with Support and Supply Vehicles

By Kaero, Mark Balderama, and Wolfram Broszies

The Aggregat 4 (A-4), later renamed the V-2 for Vengeance Weapon 2, was the world’s first long range missile and the first to pass the Karman line reaching ‘space’. Much of the development team went on to help develop rocket programs for both the USA and USSR.

About the Brick Space Agency

Welcome to the Brick Space Agency! I have always been fascinated by the exploration of space and the rockets and spacecraft it takes to get us there. I love watching rockets launch and escape the confines of Earth as they transport humankind to new frontiers. When I was a kid I would build all sorts …

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