South Australian Aviation Museum
WRESAT2
WRESAT 2
1967

Rockets in the Desert
blue steel
SAAM has a collection of Woomera Test rockets on display:
Skylark Rocket with Lupus 1A Booster
Aero High Altitude Sounding Rocket
High Altitude Density (H.A.D.)Rocket with Gosling Booster Motor

Other related items:
Model of a Saturn V Rocket and launcher tower
Model of Black Knight Experimental Ballistic Missile
Skylark Instrumentation Head
Dorado Rocket Motor
Project Karinga Test Vehicle
Jabiru Hypersonic Research Vehicle
Europa Model

More Information on Woomera Tests:
Fire across the Desert (Department of Defence) 1946 to 1980



Kinetheodolite Askania Kinetheodolite Photographic instrument for collection of trajectory data.
Aero145 X-Tracker
2 person Optical Missile Tracking System
AeroCommander Waxwing Apogee
Solid Fuel Booster Motor
(used on Black Arrow)
Please Note:
SAAM is pleased to announce that we are working with the traditional owners of the Woomera Rocket Range Area in the preparation of a new 'Rockets in the Desert' display to be unveilled during 2022.