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Command Module, Apollo 17

Astronaut:
Eugene A. Cernan  Search this
Harrison H. Schmitt  Search this
Ronald E. Evans  Search this
Manufacturer:
North American Rockwell  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum alloy, stainless steel, and titanium structures. Outer shell - stainless steel honeycomb between stainless steel sheets. Crew compartment inner shell - aluminum honeycomb between aluminum alloy sheets.
Epoxy-resin ablative heat shield covers outside.
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. wide (322.6 x 391.2cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19740022000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
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National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Pioneer IV

Manufacturer:
Space Technology Laboratories (STL)  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, phenolic materials, electronics
Dimensions:
3-D (Top Section): 38 × 24cm (14 15/16 × 9 7/16 in.)
3-D (Bottom Section): 27 × 26 × 21cm (10 5/8 × 10 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A19620018000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Time and Navigation
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Gründtlicher Bericht vom Gebraüch des gevierten geometrischen Instruments alle höhe weite lenge und teiffe abzumessen Dessgleichen vom Feldmessen wie man den inhalt eines jeden stück feldes rechnen und finden soll / beschrieben durch Daniel Maÿern

Author:
Meyer, Daniel 1576-1630 http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr00027622 http://viaf.org/viaf/8456924  Search this
Donor:
Dibner, Bern http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n80015691 http://viaf.org/viaf/29661946  Search this
Burndy Library http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/fmo http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/dnr DSI http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n83827146 http://viaf.org/viaf/149783636  Search this
Author:
Burndy Library Manuscripts Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Physical description:
102 leaves : illustrations (some color) ; 10 x 15 cm
Type:
Early works to 1800
Early works
Manuscripts (documents).)
Sources
Date:
1607
Topic:
Area measurement  Search this
Science--History  Search this
Surveying--Instruments  Search this
Technology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Science  Search this
Technology  Search this
Call number:
MSS 000907 B
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_176939

Range Finder

Maker:
J. J. Hicks  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in; 3.175 cm x 14.605 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
Range Finder
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London, City of London
Date made:
1870s
ID Number:
PH.308964
Catalog number:
308964
Accession number:
89797
Patent number:
213,018
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Keuffel & Esser 4012 Thacher Cylindrical Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (base, case material)
cloth (case material)
brass (core material)
paper (scales material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.3 cm x 60.2 cm x 17 cm; 6 13/32 in x 23 11/16 in x 6 11/16 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Engineering  Search this
U.S. National Government, executive branch  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Business  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. National Bureau of Standards
ID Number:
MA.326628
Accession number:
261654
Maker number:
4917
Catalog number:
326628
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Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Keuffel & Esser 4013 Thacher Cylindrical Slide Rule

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (part material)
cloth (part material)
paper (part material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.8 cm x 60.5 cm x 21.3 cm; 7 13/32 in x 23 13/16 in x 8 3/8 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1915
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
U.S. National Government, executive branch  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Business  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Interstate Commerce Commission
ID Number:
MA.321789
Accession number:
246883
Catalog number:
321789
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
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Troughton and Simms Dividing Engine

Maker:
Troughton and Simms  Search this
Object Name:
Dividing Engine
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1841
Date made:
ca 1841
Subject:
Ruling and Dividing Engines  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survery
ID Number:
MA.309643
Accession number:
106350
Catalog number:
309643
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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A. H. Abbott & Co. Ruler

Maker:
A. H. Abbott & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
boxwood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .4 cm x 17.1 cm x 3.2 cm; 5/32 in x 6 23/32 in x 1 1/4 in
Object Name:
rule
scale rule
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
ca 1906
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
ID Number:
MA.293320.2819
Accession number:
293320
Catalog number:
293320.2819
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Measuring & Mapping
Scale Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Keuffel and Esser Trammel

Maker:
Keuffel & Esser Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
nickelplated brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 cm x 23.8 cm x 10 cm; 2 3/8 in x 9 3/8 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
ellipsograph
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Brown University Department of Mathematics
ID Number:
MA.304722.14
Accession number:
1973304722
Catalog number:
304722.14
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Ellipsographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Ellipsograph

Maker:
Stanley, William Ford  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
hardwood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
felt (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13.3 cm x 27 cm x 13.7 cm; 5 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 5 13/32 in
Object Name:
ellipsograph
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
ca 1888
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Credit Line:
Smtihsonian Astrophysical Observatory
ID Number:
MA.314861
Accession number:
211531
Catalog number:
314861
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Ellipsographs
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Keuffel & Esser N4053 Polyphase Slide Rule Manual

Author:
Breckenridge, William E.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 20 cm x 13.3 cm; 7 7/8 in x 5 1/4 in
Object Name:
pamphlet
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1944
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Education  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from Interstate Commerce Commission
ID Number:
MA.304213.05
Accession number:
304213
Catalog number:
304213.05
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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survey instrument, single-shot

Measurements:
overall: 55.3 cm x 2.7 cm; 21 3/4 in x 1 1/16 in
Object Name:
Survey Instrument, Single-Shot
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-8294
Catalog number:
MHI-P-8294
Accession number:
247479
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Lasico 2000-V Square Root Planimeter

Maker:
Los Angeles Scientific Instrument Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
foam (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 cm x 32 cm x 16.1 cm; 1 31/32 in x 12 19/32 in x 6 11/32 in
Object Name:
planimeter
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Date made:
1990
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Maxmilian Berktold
ID Number:
2011.0043.01
Accession number:
2011.0043
Catalog number:
2011.0043.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Planimeters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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E. O. Richter E1612 Wallet Case of Drawing Instruments Sold by Kolesch & Co.

Maker:
E. O. Richter & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
german silver (overall material)
steel (overall material)
wood (overall material)
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 cm x 24.2 cm x 10.4 cm; 25/32 in x 9 17/32 in x 4 3/32 in
Object Name:
drawing instruments, set of
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Chemnitz
Date made:
1892-ca 1930
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Drafting, Engineering  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ann Robinson Henshaw
ID Number:
2007.0039.01
Accession number:
2007.0039
Catalog number:
2007.0039.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Drawing Instruments
Engineering, Building, and Architecture
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Bostrom Convertible Level

Maker:
Bostrom-Brady Mfg. Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16 cm; 6 5/16 in
telescope: 26 cm; 10 1/4 in
graduated circle: 4 in; 10.16 cm
box: 30 cm x 15 cm x 18 cm; 11 13/16 in x 5 29/32 in x 7 3/32 in
overall in case: 7 5/8 in x 12 in x 6 1/16 in; 19.3675 cm x 30.48 cm x 15.39875 cm
Object Name:
level, convertible
Place made:
United States: Georgia, Atlanta
Date made:
ca 1935
ID Number:
2006.0141.01
Accession number:
2006.0141
Catalog number:
2006.0141.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Dean Surveyor's Compass

Maker:
Dean, William  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 17 cm x 34 cm; 8 1/4 in x 6 11/16 in x 13 3/8 in
overall: 9 in x 12 3/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 22.86 cm x 32.385 cm x 15.875 cm
Object Name:
surveyors compass
Surveyors Compass
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Related Publication:
Smart, Charles E.. Makers of Surveying Instruments in America Since 1700
ID Number:
2003.0156.01
Accession number:
2003.0156
Catalog number:
2003.0156.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Kegelman Stadia Reduction Computer Circular Slide Rule

Maker:
Kegelman Bros.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (part material)
paper (part material)
Measurements:
rule: 12.9 cm; x 5 1/16 in
overall: 13.2 cm x 13.2 cm x 13.2 cm; 5 3/16 in x 5 3/16 in x 5 3/16 in
envelope: 13.3 cm x 13.3 cm; 5 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in
Object Name:
calculating rule
slide rule
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lower Moreland Township
Date made:
after 1956
Subject:
Rule, Calculating  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Surveying  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert C. Miller
ID Number:
2001.0282.01
Accession number:
2001.0282
Catalog number:
2001.0282.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Slide Rules
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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August Linke Miner's Dial

Maker:
August Lingke & Co.  Search this
Measurements:
needle: 8 cm; 3 5/32 in
semicircle: 24 cm; 9 7/16 in
overall in case: 6 9/16 in x 10 3/8 in x 4 1/2 in; 16.66875 cm x 26.3525 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
miner's dial
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Freiberg
Credit Line:
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Civil Engineering
ID Number:
2001.0300.05
Accession number:
2001.0300
Catalog number:
2001.0300.05
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-9cb8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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E. & G. W. Blunt Theodolite

Maker:
E. & G. W. Blunt  Search this
Measurements:
telescope: 9 in; 22.86 cm
horizontal circle: 5 1/4 in; 13.335 cm
overall: 9 in x 5 in x 9 5/8 in; 22.86 cm x 12.7 cm x 24.4475 cm
Object Name:
theodolite
ID Number:
2001.0300.01
Accession number:
2001.0300
Catalog number:
2001.0300.01
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-a7e6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Bracher Telescope

Maker:
Bracher, George  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in; 29.21 cm x 3.81 cm
overall in case: 3 in x 12 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 7.62 cm x 32.385 cm x 9.525 cm
Object Name:
telescope
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number:
1998.0088.01
Accession number:
1998.0088
Catalog number:
1998.0088.01
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Measuring & Mapping
Navigation
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-3bc1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1183886
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