Satellite, Explorer 1, Mock-up

One of several cut-away full size replicas of the payload section and fourth stage booster section of the Explorer-1 spacecraft in the collection. Displays the instrumentation, including Geiger counters, micrometeorite detector microphones, temperature sensors as well as the radio and battery system. It was transferred to NASM by JPL via NASA in February, 1975.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Type
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Plastic
Ferrous Alloy
Aluminum Alloy
Magnesium Alloy
Paint
Unknown Coating
Adhesive
Dimensions
3-D (Approximate): 206.4 × 15.2 × 15.2cm (81 1/4 × 6 × 6 in.)

One of several cut-away full size replicas of the payload section and fourth stage booster section of the Explorer-1 spacecraft in the collection. Displays the instrumentation, including Geiger counters, micrometeorite detector microphones, temperature sensors as well as the radio and battery system. It was transferred to NASM by JPL via NASA in February, 1975.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Type
MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Plastic
Ferrous Alloy
Aluminum Alloy
Magnesium Alloy
Paint
Unknown Coating
Adhesive
Dimensions
3-D (Approximate): 206.4 × 15.2 × 15.2cm (81 1/4 × 6 × 6 in.)

ID: A19751441000