What changes in payload have rockets had from world war 2 to the space age?
Soon after World War 2 rockets were used to carry nuclear warheads. In the space program they are used to carry many kinds of objects into space. But, they are still used to carry nuclear warheads too. ...
Asked in World War 2
What is the race into space from World War 2?
During World War 2, German scientists used American patents to develop rockets capable of sending bombs to England from Germany. When the Russian army entered Germany, they fled to American. They used their knowledge to build the American space program. ...
What country first made rockets during world war 2?
Deployable Rockets designed to carry a munitions payload would be Germany. With the V1 and V2 missiles. ...
What new weapons were invented or first used in World War 2?
The flame thrower was considered a new weapons, though it can trace its roots to ancient Greece. The V-2 Rockets were new, but rockets have been used for centuries prior to that, just nothing on that large a scale. The Bazooka was new, but it was based on rockets and mortars. The Atomic Bomb was the biggest change and its development dominated world history for the next 50 years. ...
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What kind of rockets were larger and improved versions of the German V-2 rockets from World War II?
The US Army's Redstone was a direct descendent of the V-2, designed by Werner von Braun. ...