Surviving V2 Engines

V2 engines that crossed my way during some travels to the world's space places.

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Washington, D.C.,  USA

Air Force Space Museum, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

This engine stands upside-down (or downside-up).

Brevard Community College Astronaut Memorial Planetarium,
International Hall of Space Explorers
Cocoa, FL, USA

Tchelomey International Space School
Baikonur, Kazakhstan (Baikonur area is rent by Russia)

Photo from 1998.  I was there in 2000 too, but didn't take a photo of it. Maybe it was not there any longer.

Historisch-Technisches Informationszentrum
Peenemünde, Germany

Heimatmuseum  (Museum of Local History)
Morgenröthe-Rautenkranz, Germany

This engine was recovered from the underground factory near Nordhausen and restored.

Museum of RKK Energiya corporation
Korolev, near Moscow, Russia  (former Kaliningrad)

This is probably a Russian post-war reconstruction of a V2 engine.

Museum of the Samara State Aerospace University
Samara, Russia  (former Kuibyshev)

They said this was an original german V2 engine...

...while this is a Russian reconstruction.

Text and photos: Copyright by F. Leuband
Updated  2003/12/27