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The First Spacecraft to Use Gravity Assist

Creator:
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-02-06T15:35:52.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Aeronautics;Flight;Space Sciences  Search this
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Data Source:
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YouTube Channel:
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Receiver, Maser, Traveling Wave

Manufacturer:
Microwave Electronics, Teledyne Inc.  Search this
Materials:
Acrylic (Plexiglas), Aluminum, Cadmium Plating, Copper, Steel, Brass, Phenolic Resin, Plastic, Nylon, Foam
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on Aluminum Pallet with two other objects): 121.9 × 121.9 × 71.1cm, 132.5kg (48 × 48 × 28 in., 292lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Inventory Number:
A19790168000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Thermal Blanket and Cover, Lower, Lunar Traverse Gravimeter, Apollo

Manufacturer:
MIT Instrumentation Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Synthetic Fabric
Kapton
Synthetic Mesh
Copper Alloy
Nickel Plating
Dimensions:
Approximate (Cover): 24.8 × 24.1 × 27.3cm (9 3/4 × 9 1/2 × 10 3/4 in.)
Storage (Current Storage): 61.6 × 46.7 × 32.4cm (24 1/4 × 18 3/8 × 12 3/4 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Lunar
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A20020364001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Blanket, Thermal, Upper, Lunar Traverse Gravimeter

Manufacturer:
MIT Instrumentation Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Cloth of unknown material
Dimensions:
Approximate: 60.96 x 30.48 x 30.48cm (2ft x 1ft x 1ft)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Lunar
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A20020364000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Gravimeter, Lunar Traverse, Apollo

Manufacturer:
Bendix Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Overall: synthetic fabric, metal, aluminum, mylar
Power pack: steel switches, brass, aluminum housing, synthetic covered wires
Dimensions:
3-D: 25.4 × 22.9 × 44.5cm (10 × 9 × 17 1/2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Lunar
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by the Office of Naval Research
Inventory Number:
A19761051000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Stabilized Platform, ST-124M, Saturn V

Manufacturer:
Bendix Aviation Corp., Eclipse-Pioneer Division  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Mylar (Polyester), Paper, Plastic, Gold Plating, Steel, Glass, Paint, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Stainless Steel, Brass, Beryllium
Dimensions:
3-D: 53.3cm, 63.5kg (21 in., 140lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Guidance & Control
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of Honeywell International, Inc.
Inventory Number:
A20060145000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9a536f586-94fc-4bad-91a7-0e38b4aedcfe
EDAN-URL:
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Clock, Hydrogen Maser, Mass Measurement

Manufacturer:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Steel, Stainless Steel, Foam, Nylon, Phenolic Resin, Gold Plating, Paper, Glass, Epoxy, Rubber (Silicone), Synthetic Fabric, Plastic, Adhesive, Cadmium Plating
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on Aluminum Pallet with one other object): 121.9 × 121.9 × 121.9cm, 106.1kg (48 × 48 × 48 in., 234lb.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the Smithsonian Astrophysical Obervatory
Inventory Number:
A19790136000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv982a597d4-8e28-40c8-8858-3c2f8490cc84
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19790136000

ALSEP, Passive Seismic Experiment Array

Manufacturer:
Teledyne Corporation, Earth Sciences Division  Search this
Materials:
Unknown Metal (possibly Beryllium)
Aluminum
Coating
Plastic
Rubber
Synthetic
Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Approx. on Stand): 76.8 × 31.7 × 30.5cm (2 ft. 6 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 1/2 in. × 1 ft.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Lunar
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center
Inventory Number:
A19820511000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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Truman Gravity Meter No. 1

Maker:
Humble Oil and Refining Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 33 in x 24 in; 83.82 cm x 60.96 cm
Object Name:
gravity meter
Date made:
ca 1931
Credit Line:
Humble Oil and Refining Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-7682
Catalog number:
MHI-P-7682
Accession number:
230370
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Work and Industry: Petroleum
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-292f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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North American Geophysical Gravimeter

Maker:
North American Geophysical Co.  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 44 cm x 27.5 cm x 30 cm; 17 5/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 11 13/16 in
Object Name:
gravity meter, North American
Place made:
United States: Texas, Houston
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-9376
Catalog number:
MHI-P-9376
Accession number:
281132
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c386-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Bryan Gravimeter

Maker:
Carter Oil Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 44 cm x 27.5 cm x 30 cm; 17 5/16 in x 10 13/16 in x 11 13/16 in
overall: 43 in x 32 in x 33 in; 109.22 cm x 81.28 cm x 83.82 cm
Object Name:
gravity meter
Place made:
United States: Oklahoma, Tulsa
Date made:
1938
Credit Line:
Carter Oil Company and Jersy Production Research Company
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-7658
Catalog number:
MHI-P-7658
Accession number:
230569
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Work and Industry: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-fb61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_872937
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Worden Gravimeter

Measurements:
overall: 54 cm x 27 cm x 27 cm; 21 1/4 in x 10 5/8 in x 10 5/8 in
Object Name:
gravity meter, Worden
Credit Line:
Worden Quartz Products, Incorporated
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-9437
Catalog number:
MHI-P-9437
Accession number:
272383
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c388-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Worden Gravimeter

Maker:
Texas Instruments  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 31 1/2 in x 8 11/16 in; 80.01 cm x 22.098 cm
Object Name:
gravity meter, Worden
Credit Line:
Texas Instruments, Inc.
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-8452A
Catalog number:
MHI-P-8452A
Accession number:
248052
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-54aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Dawn at Vesta: Testing the Protoplanetary Paradigm

Author:
Raymond, C. A.  Search this
Smith, D. E.  Search this
Zuber, M. T.  Search this
Park, R. S.  Search this
Keller, H. U.  Search this
McSween, H. Y.  Search this
Gaskell, R.  Search this
Feldman, W. C.  Search this
Prettyman, T. H.  Search this
Nathues, A.  Search this
Toplis, M. J.  Search this
Reedy, R. C.  Search this
Scully, J. E. C.  Search this
De Sanctis, M. C.  Search this
Titus, T. N.  Search this
Russell, C. T.  Search this
Jaumann, R.  Search this
Tricarico, P.  Search this
Mottola, S.  Search this
Asmar, S. W.  Search this
Preusker, F.  Search this
Lawrence, D. J.  Search this
Sykes, M. E.  Search this
McCoy, Timothy J.  Search this
Konopliv, A. S.  Search this
Coradini, A.  Search this
Roatsch, T.  Search this
Christensen, U. R.  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Electronic document
Year:
2012
Topic:
Natural History  Search this
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILSRO_111464

Model, Laser Geodynamics Satellite (LAGEOS)

Manufacturer:
Bendix Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum
Glass
Plastic
Copper Alloy
Steel
Dimensions:
Model: 27.9 x 30.5cm (11 x 12 in.)
Storage: 33 x 33 x 38.1cm (13 x 13 x 15 in.)
Type:
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of R.L. Bullock
Inventory Number:
A19781633000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Model, Lunar Probe, Lunar Orbiter

Manufacturer:
NASA - Langley Research Center  Search this
Materials:
Paint, Steel, Aluminum, Epoxy, Brass
Dimensions:
Approximate: 73.66 x 58.42cm (2ft 5in. x 1ft 11in.)
Storage (Aluminum frame and pallet with fabric dust cover): 121.9 × 121.9 × 97.8cm, 85.3kg (48 × 48 × 38 1/2 in., 188lb.)
Type:
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA - Langley Research Center
Inventory Number:
A19750181000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Online Media:

Gulf Gravimeter

Measurements:
overall: 51 cm x 17.7 cm; 20 1/16 in x 6 15/16 in
Object Name:
gravity meter, helical spring
ID Number:
AG.MHI-P-9196
Catalog number:
MHI-P-9196
Accession number:
272511
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Work and Industry: Agriculture
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-c10f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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"Resonance Effects Due to the Longitude Dependence of the Gravitational Field of a Rotating Primary" (R. R. Allen, pp.53-76) [photocopy]

Collection Creator:
Ehricke, Krafft, 1917-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 193, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Text
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:
Krafft A. Ehricke Papers, Accession 2003-0025, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers
Krafft Arnold Ehricke Papers / Series 3: Company Files / Miscellaneous Reference Materials / 1967 / articles from Planetary and Space Science 15 no 1 (Jan 1967) [4 folders]
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg27b291514-b07b-4d64-9c3d-e55b642be29c
EDAN-URL:
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Cockpit, Lunar Module, Apollo, Mockup

Title:
Cockpit, Lunar Module, Apollo, Mockup
Manufacturer:
Grumman Aerospace Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Plywood frame. Instruments made of metal, wires, plastic, or various materials.
Dimensions:
3-D (Artifact (A19760015000) on stand (A19760015000A)): 156.2 × 247.6 × 275cm (5 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 8 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 9 ft. 1/4 in.)
3-D (Artifact (A19760015000) without stand (A1976001500A)): 247.6 × 156.2 × 243.8cm (8 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 5 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 8 ft.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Donated by Grumman Aerospace
Inventory Number:
A19760015000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv97dfdbbd7-8d44-4541-b7f7-e7cb5e3cc59b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19760015000

Guidance System, Minuteman III

Manufacturer:
Rockwell International Corporation  Search this
Materials:
Ring: metal, probably aluminum. Interior structures: various metals, including beryllium. Electrical components and wire.
Dimensions:
3-D: 48.3 x 132.1cm (19 x 52 in.)
Type:
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Air Force.
Inventory Number:
A19770995000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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