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Space Exploration

Artist:
Boris Artzybasheff, 1899 - 16 Jul 1965  Search this
Medium:
Tempera and ink on Masonite
Dimensions:
50.1cm x 40.9cm (19 3/4" x 16 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1959
Topic:
Vehicle\Spacecraft\Rocket  Search this
Nature & Environment\Moon  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC122
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Boris Artzybasheff
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National Portrait Gallery
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Satellite, Explorer 1

Manufacturer:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Materials:
Metal shell
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 1/2 in. wide x 80 3/4 in. deep (16.5 x 205.1cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19750665000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer 4

Manufacturer:
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Phenolic resin, Steel, Paint, Copper, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Foam, Synthetic Fabric, Gold Plating,
Magnesium, Adhesive
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on an aluminum pallet with three other objects): 197.5 × 123.8 × 144.1cm, 229.1kg (77 3/4 × 48 3/4 × 56 3/4 in., 505lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19731030000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer I

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal  Search this
Materials:
painted metal
Dimensions:
Overall: 83 1/2 in. tall x 6 1/4 in. wide (212.1 x 15.9cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency
Inventory Number:
A19610039000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer 8 mock-up

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
HAZ MAT: Cadmium
Magnesium
Non-Magnetic White Metal
Solder
Rubber
Natural Fiber Thread
Ferrous Alloy
Electrical Components
Dimensions:
3-D: 78.7 × 76.2cm (2 ft. 7 in. × 2 ft. 6 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19750180000
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, Explorer I

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal  Search this
Materials:
Steel, copper alloy, aluminum, rubber, paint, electrical wires
Dimensions:
Other: 205.7 × 15.2cm, 12.9kg (81 × 6 in., 28 1/2lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Inventory Number:
A19620034000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Transmitter, Satellite, Explorer 1

Manufacturer:
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory  Search this
Materials:
Phenolic casing, mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions:
3-D: 18.4 x 12.7cm (7 1/4 x 5 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Communications
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of H . L. .Richter, Richter Group Communications Consulants, Palm Springs, CA.
Inventory Number:
A19980115000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer 39, Air Density

Manufacturer:
NASA - Langley Research Center  Search this
Materials:
Metalized Mylar, silicon solar cells.
Dimensions:
3-D (Cylinder, packed): 14 × 8cm (5 1/2 × 3 1/8 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19772726002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer 10, Reconstructed Model

Manufacturer:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, magnesium, lead, fiberglass and plastic
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 ft. 8 in. wide x 4 ft. 7 in. deep, 48 lb. (50.8 x 139.7cm, 21.8kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751408000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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:
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 1, Payload Replica

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum
Steel
Paint
Copper Alloy
White metal plating
Paper
Adhesive
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 94 × 15.6cm (37 × 6 1/8 in.)
Storage: 104.1 × 20.3 × 20.3cm (41 × 8 × 8 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751442000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 1, Payload Section

Manufacturer:
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology  Search this
Materials:
Ferrous Alloy
Non-Magnetic Metal
Paint
Dimensions:
Overall: 93.98 x 15.88cm (3ft 1in. x 6 1/4in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751442001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 8, Replica

Manufacturer:
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, wire, paint.
Dimensions:
Approximate: 2 ft. 6 in. diameter x 2 ft. 6 in. tall, 86.4 lb. (76.2 x 76.2cm, 39.2kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761107000
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:
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Satellite, Explorer 4, Payload

Manufacturer:
University of Iowa  Search this
Materials:
Casing - steel
Payload cover - urea-formaldehyde foam
Rings - magnesium
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 in. wide x 23 1/2 in. deep (15.2 x 59.7cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of James A. Van Allen and the University of Iowa
Inventory Number:
A19940235000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 17, Replica

Manufacturer:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Stainless steel
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 ft. 11 in. wide, 80 lb. (88.9cm, 36.3kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751409000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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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:
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 12, Backup

Manufacturer:
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center  Search this
Materials:
Mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions:
Overall: 4 ft. tall x 1 ft. 9 in. wide, 38 lb. (121.92 x 53.34cm, 17.2kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Communications
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19751505000
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:
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EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 9, Balloon Replica

Manufacturer:
NASA, Langley  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum, Mylar (Polyester), Adhesive
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on an aluminum pallet with one other object): 183.8 × 123.8 × 116.8cm, 95.3kg (72 3/8 × 48 3/4 × 46 in., 210lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19770454000
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/nv9cacc9ae3-5f24-4fdd-8c30-08d68212cff0
EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 7, Replica

Manufacturer:
U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal  Search this
Materials:
Metal shell, solar cells, electronics
Dimensions:
Approximate: 2 ft. 6 in. diameter x 2 ft. 6 in. tall, 92 lb. (76.2 x 76.2cm, 41.7kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761109000
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/nv9bb9d4155-d603-45c6-9891-7f873dfba300
EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 6, Reconstructed Replica

Manufacturer:
TRW Space & Technology Group  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum alloy; plastic solar cells
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 ft. 5 in. tall x 2 ft. 2 in. wide, 50 lb. (73.7 x 66cm, 22.7kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of TRW Space Technology Laboratories
Inventory Number:
A19640667000
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/nv996155536-73e2-4572-be58-cbef2cadd14c
EDAN-URL:
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Satellite, Explorer 40, Injun V

Manufacturer:
University of Iowa  Search this
Materials:
Various metals, silicon solar cells
Dimensions:
3-D: 76.2 × 63.5 × 73.7cm (30 × 25 × 29 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19772726001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Satellite, Explorer 11, Test Unit

Manufacturer:
Boeing Aerospace Company  Search this
Materials:
aluminum, steel, Stainless Steel, Magnesium, glass, Paint, plastic, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Adhesive, Rubber (Silicone), Copper, brass, Phenolic Resin ,Composite, Epoxy, Synthetic Fabric
Shell - aluminum alloy
Solar cells - silicon
Dimensions:
Overall: 16 3/4 × 16 1/2 in., 104.8cm (42.5 × 41.9cm, 41 1/4 in.)
Storage (Aluminum pallet and frame with fabric dust cover): 121.9 × 121.9 × 73.7cm, 57.2kg (48 × 48 × 29 in., 126lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19761110000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9fafcea87-05cd-450c-b33f-e52da225b92b
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