Lunar Lander, Surveyor, Engineering Mock Up, Misc Parts

Lunar Lander, Surveyor, Engineering Mock Up, Misc Parts

     

These are mock up parts of the solar panels for the Surveyor spacecraft mockup. The mockup was used in by the Apollo 12 mission by CBS News to simulate the activities of the mission on the lunar surface for the television audience after the Apollo 12 television camera malfunctioned on the Moon. Five Surveyor spacecraft successfully landed on the Moon during the period from May 30, 1966 to January 9, 1968 in support of the Apollo program.

This object was donated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Hughes Aircraft Co.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads

Materials
Aluminum, paint, wood, steel, plastic, cadmium plating, glass, adhesive, gold plating, synthetic fabric
Dimensions
Approximate: 59.69 x 111.76 x 124.46cm (1ft 11 1/2in. x 3ft 8in. x 4ft 1in.)

These are mock up parts of the solar panels for the Surveyor spacecraft mockup. The mockup was used in by the Apollo 12 mission by CBS News to simulate the activities of the mission on the lunar surface for the television audience after the Apollo 12 television camera malfunctioned on the Moon. Five Surveyor spacecraft successfully landed on the Moon during the period from May 30, 1966 to January 9, 1968 in support of the Apollo program.

This object was donated by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Hughes Aircraft Co.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads

Materials
Aluminum, paint, wood, steel, plastic, cadmium plating, glass, adhesive, gold plating, synthetic fabric
Dimensions
Approximate: 59.69 x 111.76 x 124.46cm (1ft 11 1/2in. x 3ft 8in. x 4ft 1in.)

ID: A19680457002