The German Aggregat-4 rocket is better known by the name V-2, short for Vergeltungswaffe (Retaliation Weapon) 2. Deployed in the last year of World War II, it was the world's first long-range ballistic missile and the first human-made object to travel into space. Photo Colourised by Pearse
October 3, 1942: The V-2 rocket becomes the first man-made object to reach space.
A V1, captured at the end of the war.
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The V1 "Flying Bomb, as used by the Nazi's against London during World ...