March 5: The Museum in Washington, DC will open today. Due to weather, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is closed.
This instrument, manufactured by Lear Siegler, Inc., was installed on a Gemini spacecraft and used to give astronauts an indication of the craft's attitude as the capsule maneuvered in space. It was not flown on a manned mission.
Transferred to the Museum from NASA in 1971.
Transfer from National Aeronautics and Space Administration