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NASA Projects Slowed by COVID-19, but New Mars Rover Perseveres

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Mon, 23 Mar 2020 16:55:38 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_745e96f28ba3eaf2df09483d8f5d66c9

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Optical Supports, Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406015
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a1362c8e-6816-4d84-afe9-9dcf4cd3c52b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406015
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Laser Ranging System, Satellite Tracking, Star Charts and Rolling File

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Possible Cadmium Plating
Wood, Mylar, Ink, Paper, Steel, Aluminum
Dimensions:
Overall: 43.2 × 36.8 × 47cm (17 × 14 1/2 × 18 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406013
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9233ae908-0a08-4842-b60f-52d0b5f968e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406013

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Film and Canister

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Materials:
aluminum, tape, plastic, film, glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 9.5 × 10.2cm (3 3/4 in. × 4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406014
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f0930585-e47a-4b77-871c-b3704bd486e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406014
Online Media:

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Plastic, Glass, Adhesive, Paper
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with one additional object): 121.9 × 121.9cm, 102.5kg, 63.5cm (48 × 48 in., 226lb., 25 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96ae8faab-7ee1-4335-a6cd-4ea2d5ba5d49
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406001
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Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Base Plate

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Rubber (Silicone), Brass
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet): 153 × 153 × 45.7cm, 450kg (60 1/4 × 60 1/4 × 18 in., 992lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a94a975a-c456-48f0-a93c-69642fa77d9a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406002
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Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Corrector Cell

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Glass, Steel, Paint, Brass, Aluminum, Wood
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet): 123.2 × 123.2 × 82.6cm, 280.3kg (48 1/2 × 48 1/2 × 32 1/2 in., 618lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94da9aeab-f994-45e4-abf8-f447c8dda45e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406003
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Fork

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Rubber (Silicone), Aluminum, Glass, Cadmium Plating, Plastic
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet): 273.1 × 121.9 × 136.5cm, 401kg (107 1/2 × 48 × 53 3/4 in., 884lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96d62dee3-feb9-4a9d-9d82-a29f9f8fd394
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406004
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Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Primary Mirror, Mirror Support

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Perkin-Elmer Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Foam, Adhesive, Paint, Paper, Phenolic Resin, Wood
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet): 121.9 × 121.9 × 69.9cm, 655.9kg (48 × 48 × 27 1/2 in., 1446lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406005
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9feee8d6c-4c4c-489d-9d59-bae82956d0c7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406005
Online Media:

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Optical Supports, Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Materials:
Steel, Paint, Copper, Plastic, Synthetic Fabric, Paper, Cork, Mylar (Polyester), Wood, Cadmium Plating, Adhesive
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on 48 x 48 aluminum pallet): 125.1 × 123.8 × 129.5cm, 139.7kg (49 1/4 × 48 3/4 × 51 in., 308lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406006
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a6deb519-6785-47b1-8ca0-c2bbad681106
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406006
Online Media:

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Paint, Wood, Mylar (Polyester), Cadmium Plating, Adhesive, Paper,
Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on 48 x 48 aluminum pallet): 123.8 × 125.1 × 129.5cm, 139.7kg (48 3/4 × 49 1/4 × 51 in., 308lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406007
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95d24230f-9605-449f-8ffd-702d06ef061d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406007
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Film Canisters, Changing Bag

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Brass, Steel, Aluminum, Adhesive, Synthetic Fabric, Plastic
Dimensions:
Approximate: 45.7 × 261.6 × 104.1cm (18 × 103 × 41 in.)
Storage (Rehoused on a 48x48 Aluminum Pallet): 121.9 × 121.9 × 71.1cm, 71.7kg (48 × 48 × 28 in., 158lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a2c63deb-2f07-4eb6-ae43-9b8bce0a7e7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406008
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Corrector Cell Cover,Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Paint, Rubber (Silicone), Steel, Wood, Aluminum, Adhesive, Brass, Plastic, Cadmium Plating
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on 48x48 aluminum pallet): 123.8 × 124.5 × 59.7cm, 119.7kg (48 3/4 × 49 × 23 1/2 in., 264lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406009
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv901ee9401-5bf0-42b2-8ad7-2fcd9545f243
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406009
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Film Components

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Paper, Adhesive, Paint, Rubber (silicone)
Dimensions:
Approximate: 20.3 × 236.2 × 124.5cm (8 × 93 × 49 in.)
Storage (Rehoused on a 48x48 Aluminum Pallet): 123.8 × 123.2 × 62.9cm, 81.6kg (48 3/4 × 48 1/2 × 24 3/4 in., 180lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406010
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv959966f11-1f2d-4493-ad36-c995e834bc06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406010
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Finderscope, Miscellaneous Parts

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Glass, Paint, Copper, Plastic, Rubber (Silicone), Paper, PVC, Cadmium Plating, Lead, Brass, Phenolic Resin, Adhesive, Mylar (Polyester)
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on a 48x48" aluminum pallet): 121.9 × 121.9 × 70.5cm, 127.9kg (48 × 48 × 27 3/4 in., 282lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406011
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv94b58ae57-7d9e-4c63-bc95-e1bd7d2f3416
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406011

Laser Ranging System, Satellite-Tracking, Photomultiplier Tube, Mirror

Manufacturer:
Spacerays Inc; Boller & Chivens  Search this
Materials:
Paper, Rubber (silicone), Plastic, Brass, Glass, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Steel, Paint, Natural Fabric
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with one additional object): 121.9 × 121.9cm, 102.5kg, 63.5cm (48 × 48 in., 226lb., 25 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfered from Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406012
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv92373c210-9fff-4583-ace6-2b551bef74d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406012
Online Media:

Camera, Satellite Tracking, Baker-Nunn, Body and Gimbal Ring

Manufacturer:
Boller & Chivens Company  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Foam, Adhesive, Paint, Paper, Phenolic Resin, Wood
Dimensions:
Other (base plate): 4ft x 5ft x 1ft 4in., 1250lb. (121.92 x 152.4 x 40.64cm, 567kg)
Other (gimbal ring): 7ft 9in. x 5ft 6in. x 3ft, 2600lb. (236.22 x 167.64 x 91.44cm, 1179.4kg)
Other (corrector cell): 3ft 5in. x 3ft 5in. x 2ft 7in., 900lb. (104.14 x 104.14 x 78.74cm, 408.2kg)
Other (telescope mirror): 4ft 3in. x 4ft 3in. x 2ft 9in., 1950lb. (129.54 x 129.54 x 83.82cm, 884.5kg)
Other (miscellaneous parts): 4ft 2in. x 2ft 5in. x 2ft 4in., 400lb. (127 x 73.66 x 71.12cm, 181.4kg)
Other (camera yoke): 4ft 10in. x 2ft 10in. x 9ft 6in., 1200lb. (147.32 x 86.36 x 289.56cm, 544.3kg)
Other (camera part 1): 2ft 4in. x 2ft 4in. x 2ft 4in. (71.12 x 71.12 x 71.12cm)
Other (camera part 2): 2ft 3in. x 1ft 5in. x 2ft 3in. (68.58 x 43.18 x 68.58cm)
Other (camera part 3): 1ft 10in. x 4ft 5in. x 2ft 4in. (55.88 x 134.62 x 71.12cm)
Other (camera part 4): 3ft x 1ft 9in. x 2ft 6in. (91.44 x 53.34 x 76.2cm)
Other (camera part 5): 3ft 3in. x 2ft x 3ft 4in. (99.06 x 60.96 x 101.6cm)
Other (combined): 8980lb. (4073.3kg)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Inventory Number:
A19840406000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b838aa9c-b0d5-4efd-95ff-3655fc227362
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19840406000

Telescope, Operation Moonwatch

Materials:
Aluminum and brass, glass optics, black cylindrical eyepiece.
Dimensions:
3-D: 30.5 x 12.7 x 35.6cm (12 x 5 x 14 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donor unknown
Inventory Number:
A19860036000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Space Science
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv95a3c81de-86d4-428f-a5bf-84f318154ab7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19860036000

Satellite, Explorer 8, Payload components

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating, Magnesium
Polyurethane, Gold Plating, Silver, Rubber (Silicone), Aluminum, Epoxy, Brass, Plastic, Phenolic Resin
Dimensions:
3-D: 104.1 x 61 x 175.3cm (41 x 24 x 69 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19740877000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9b0a5091f-4dc0-40e5-a70c-e89ce59dcc76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19740877000

Publications, 1959-1972

Creator:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Subject:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Satellite Tracking Program  Search this
Physical description:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Type:
Manuscripts
Collection descriptions
Serials (publications)
Date:
1959
1959-1972
Topic:
Research institutes  Search this
Observatories  Search this
Meteorites  Search this
Astronomy  Search this
Astrophysics  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Meteors  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-141
See more items in:
Publications 1959-1974 [Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_362450

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