Mojave in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Rotary Rocket Roton ATV
First Rocket Powered Vehicle to Fly At Mojave Spaceport
— 1999 A.D. —
Chief Designer: Bevin McKinney
ATV Chief Engineer & Test Pilot: Marti Sarigul-Klijn
Director of Flight Test & Co-Pilot: Brian Binnie
Erected 2006 by East Kern Airport District Board of Directors.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Air & Space. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #26 Theodore Roosevelt series list.
Location. 35° 3.324′ N, 118° 9.479′ W. Marker is in Mojave, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Flightline Street, on the left when traveling west. Located across the street from the Mojave Control Tower at Legacy Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1434 Flightline Street, Mojave CA 93501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Voyager Aircraft / SpaceShipOne Replica (a few steps from this Mojave Air & Spaceport (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Marine Corps Air Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Golden Queen Mine Cart (within shouting distance of this marker); Convair CV-990 (approx. 0.7 miles away); F-4 Phantom II (approx. 0.7 miles away); SAAB TF-35XD Draken (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mojave 20-Mule Team Borax Terminus (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mojave.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 683 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 2, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.