The Upper Atmosphere Research Panel, also known as the V-2 Panel, was formed in 1946 to oversee experiments conducted using V-2 rockets brought to the United States after World War II. The experiments studied the upper atmosphere, solar radiation and X-ray astronomy, as well as the technology of the V-2 rocket.


An organizing meeting was held at Princeton University 27 Feb 1946.[1]

The original committee members were:

See also


  1. ^ Alan Stern. "Research and Education Missions for Next Generation Suborbital Flight (Slides)" (PDF). USRA Division of Space Life Sciences. p. 23.