Desk Stand, Apollo 11 Commemorative, Associated Industries of Massachusetts

Desk Stand, Apollo 11 Commemorative, Associated Industries of Massachusetts

     

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts gave this desk stand to Dr. Charles S. Draper in recognition of his work in developing guidance systems for the Apollo 11 mission, which in July 1969 was the first to land men on the moon. Dr. Draper was the founder and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Instrumentation Laboratory and developed guidance systems for a wide variety of naval vessels, aircraft, rockets, missiles, and spacecraft. Dr. Draper donated a collection of his awards, including this desk stand, to the National Collection in 1974.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
AWARDS-Miscellaneous

Materials
Metal and lucite
Dimensions
3-D: 10.2 x 15.2 x 15.2cm (4 x 6 x 6 in.)

The Associated Industries of Massachusetts gave this desk stand to Dr. Charles S. Draper in recognition of his work in developing guidance systems for the Apollo 11 mission, which in July 1969 was the first to land men on the moon. Dr. Draper was the founder and director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Instrumentation Laboratory and developed guidance systems for a wide variety of naval vessels, aircraft, rockets, missiles, and spacecraft. Dr. Draper donated a collection of his awards, including this desk stand, to the National Collection in 1974.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
AWARDS-Miscellaneous

Materials
Metal and lucite
Dimensions
3-D: 10.2 x 15.2 x 15.2cm (4 x 6 x 6 in.)

ID: A19800540000