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California Institute of Technology Board of Trustees

Collection Creator:
Ride, Sally, 1951-2012  Search this
Container:
Box 42, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Sally K. Ride Papers, Acc. 2014-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sally K. Ride Papers
Sally K. Ride Papers / Series 7: Awards and Publicity / 7.3: Boards
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg26dbd1790-8143-4a0e-aca3-44ade7dcc8a2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2014-0025-ref598

Spectrograph, Prime focus, Plate Holders, Photographic

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Wood, Paint, Stainless Steel, Brass, Adhesive, Plastic, Glass
Dimensions:
Overall: 2in. x 4 1/2in. x 8 1/2in. (5.1 x 11.4 x 21.6cm)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980110000
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/nv9c9ced137-a2d3-4f75-863b-66d70a0fd9d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980110000

Eyepiece, Prime Focus, Spectrograph

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Glass, Plastic, Aluminum, Steel, Copper, Brass, Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 33 x 7.6 x 6.4cm (13 x 3 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980112000
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/nv9aec3bd31-f220-431c-951e-be68710894a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980112000

Diffraction Grating, Prime Focus Spectrograph

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall - wooden box with glass grating with Plexiglass cover.
A19980111000A, Wooden Case: Wood, Plexiglas, Rubber, Adhesive, Steel, Ink, Graphite, Varnish
Dimensions:
3-D: 12.5 × 2.5 × 13.2cm (4 15/16 × 1 × 5 3/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980111000
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/nv9188e7949-bda2-4c73-86c5-b85d877694b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980111000
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Spectrograph, Prime focus, Plate Holders, Photographic

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall - wooden box with 8 metal plate holders.
Dimensions:
3-D (Wooden Box, Closed): 31.5 × 10 × 4.5cm (12 3/8 × 3 15/16 × 1 3/4 in.)
3-D (Plate Holder, Each): 2.3 × 2.5cm (7/8 × 1 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980109000
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/nv902ad7063-4884-4e83-ad6d-42c1af821173
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980109000
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Mahout's Knife And Sheath

Donor Name:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Culture:
Sinhalese  Search this
Object Type:
Knife Sheath
Place:
Sri Lanka, Asia
Accession Date:
22 Nov 1934
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
131865
USNM Number:
E369521-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3473debe4-27cf-40f7-9a26-2ecabf31c9dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8412025
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Reflecting Telescope, Infrared, Caltech

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Iron frame, aluminum mirror substrate, epoxy optical surface and jointing material.
Dimensions:
3-D (Maximum When Vertical): 304.8 x 205.7 x 365.8cm (10 ft. x 81 in. x 12 ft.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19820363000
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/nv9bcccd5ac-39a3-4d79-bdf8-e17437be690a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19820363000

Spectrograph, Prime focus, Eyepiece, Illuminated

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall - aluminum, glass
Dimensions:
3-D: 24 × 4 × 13cm (9 7/16 × 1 9/16 × 5 1/8 in.)
Other (Cord Length): 78cm (30 11/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980108000
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/nv9aab823ae-e687-4a64-96da-179f1f95190b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980108000
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Camera, Prime focus spectrograph, f / 0.5

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall - aluminum, glass and mixed metals
Dimensions:
3-D (Closed): 18 × 18 × 14cm (7 1/16 × 7 1/16 × 5 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980106000
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/nv923468e66-04ed-4b29-8988-041066381094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980106000
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Rocket, Solid Fuel, H.E. (High Explosive), 7.2in.

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Steel
Dimensions:
Other: 7 3/16 in. diameter x 34 1/4 in. long (18.3 x 87cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
ca. 1942-1945
Credit Line:
Transferred from U.S. Army Ordnance Museum
Inventory Number:
A19890603000
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:
Rockets & Missiles
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9f3bbd567-d87b-4d09-883e-3b97d8c6c6e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19890603000

Spectrograph, Prime Focus

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT (possible) - cadmium on electrical cords; Overall - cast and welded iron, glass, mixed metals
Dimensions:
3-D: 45.5 × 21 × 25cm (17 15/16 × 8 1/4 × 9 13/16 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980105000
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/nv9e6eb6f82-814f-4497-9080-87a92484032b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980105000

Spectrograph, Prime focus, f / 1.0 Camera, Lens

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall - aluminum, glass and mixed metals, quartz and gems.
Dimensions:
3-D (Closed): 23.5 × 18 × 18cm (9 1/4 × 7 1/16 × 7 1/16 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the California Institute of Technology Palomar Observatory. No restrictions.
Inventory Number:
A19980107000
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/nv973b9c083-8d14-4590-829a-6b8bb5d834d0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19980107000

Missile, Air-to-Surface, Tiny Tim

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Overall, steel; fins, aluminum; simulated propellant, wood, possibly pine; felt in front of propellant grain simulations; copper burst disc, in back of nozzles; two electrical leads for ignition, with transpararent plastic insulation, leading from back of nozzle.
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 ft. 3 in. long x 11 3/4 in. diameter, 1255 lb. (312.42 x 29.85cm, 569.3kg)
Other (Nozzle): 1 1/4 in. diameter (3.18cm)
Type:
CRAFT-Missiles & Rockets
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1944-1951
Inventory Number:
A19660030000
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:
World War II Aviation (UHC)
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv958a8c174-e5e1-4a2b-adcd-7e74241917ab
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19660030000
Online Media:

Necklace

Donor Name:
California Institute of Technology (CalTech)  Search this
Object Type:
Necklace
Place:
Fiji, Melanesia
Accession Date:
4 Oct 1934
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
131152
USNM Number:
E369325-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/302088835-07cf-440f-b461-e2d008d1d3fe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8411915
Online Media:

Flight Data Subassembly Bay, Voyager Spacecraft

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Plastic, Copper, Gold Plating, Rubber (Silicone), Nylon, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Paint, Aluminized Kapton, Foam, Magnesium, Brass
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with three additional objects): 153.7 × 179.1 × 104.1cm, 222.3kg (60 1/2 × 70 1/2 × 41 in., 490lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19990065001
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/nv9fbe7f1a6-a043-456b-b210-54d89046c63b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990065001

Sun Sensor and Hood Assembly Support Equipment, Voyager Spacecraft

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Plastic, Magnesium, Aluminum, Paper, Foam, Gold Plating
Dimensions:
Overall (aluminum box): 7 in. tall x 7 in. wide x 5 in. deep (17.78 x 17.78 x 12.7cm)
Other: 4 1/2 x 7 x 5in. (11.43 x 17.78 x 12.7cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transfer from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19990065002
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/nv93fa2fa84-8cb8-4677-90c8-80055da55d3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990065002

Explorer 1 (Replica)

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, USA  Search this
Medium:
Metal shell
Dimensions:
L x diam (excluding antennas): 174 × 15.2 cm (68 1/2 in. × 6 in.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Satellite
Object Name:
Satellite
Date:
1958, Original launch date February 1958
Credit Line:
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Transferred from the US Army Ordnance Museum, A19890568000
Accession Number:
16.2012.23
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Exhibitions Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4174647d9-dbec-4002-baa6-30a6be6d76ca
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_16.2012.23

Camera 4, Dewar 2, Camera, CCD, 4 Shooter

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology, Palomar Observatory  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions:
3-D: 36.8 × 15.2cm, 9.1kg (14 1/2 × 6 in., 20lb.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet and frame with fabric dust cover): 123.2 × 124.5 × 119.4cm, 241.3kg (48 1/2 × 49 × 47 in., 532lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Palomar Observatory, California Institute of Technology.
Inventory Number:
A19990211008
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/nv984d741eb-0364-437a-a6ac-8d0668a501d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990211008
Online Media:

Test Optical Pyramid, Camera, CCD, 4 Shooter

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology, Palomar Observatory  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Glass, Iron Alloy (Steel), Paint
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.2 × 38.1cm, 6.8kg (4 × 15 in., 15lb.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet and frame with fabric dust cover): 123.2 × 124.5 × 119.4cm, 241.3kg (48 1/2 × 49 × 47 in., 532lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Palomar Observatory, California Institute of Technology.
Inventory Number:
A19990211002
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/nv9e4f56254-941a-4d4b-9ab8-b8cf8081bd02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990211002
Online Media:

Documentation, Camera, CCD, 4 Shooter

Manufacturer:
California Institute of Technology, Palomar Observatory  Search this
Materials:
Cardboard box containing engineering drawings, observing procedures, logs, reductions. Paper.
Dimensions:
Overall: 13 in. × 28 1/2 in. × 13 in. (33 × 72.4 × 33cm)
Other (Large Metal File Holder labeled "J. Gunn Robinson Lab"): 25.4 × 25.4 × 31.8cm (10 in. × 10 in. × 12 1/2 in.)
Other (Small Metal File Holder labeled "J. Gunn Cal Tech"): 25.4 × 14 × 31.8cm (10 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 12 1/2 in.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet and frame with fabric dust cover): 123.2 × 124.5 × 119.4cm, 241.3kg (48 1/2 × 49 × 47 in., 532lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Palomar Observatory, California Institute of Technology.
Inventory Number:
A19990211003
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/nv93adbcf9a-2ce2-43a0-8c50-0299709467dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19990211003
Online Media:

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