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Manufacturer:
Westinghouse Electric  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum Alloy
Copper Alloy
Fiberglass
Plastic
Adhesive
Adhesive Tape
Glass (possibly)
Foil
Rubber
Dimensions:
3-D: 86.4 × 64.8 × 7.6cm (2 ft. 10 in. × 2 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 3 in.)
3-D: 115.6 × 14 × 11.4cm (3 ft. 9 1/2 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 4 1/2 in.)
3-D: 111.8 × 15.2 × 10.2cm (3 ft. 8 in. × 6 in. × 4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This artifact is an engineering test model for the Interplanetary Monitoring Platform E, also known as IMP-E and Explorer 35. This spacecraft, built by Westinghouse, was designed to provide data on the solar wind, magnetic fields and radiation near the moon. The flight model was placed into orbit on July 19, 1967, aboard a Delta vehicle. This engineering model was refurbished at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center and then transferred to NASM in May 1976.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761836001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv91a4f9788-0752-4887-8ae4-ad36bc04b6bb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19761836001