Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 457.2cm (15 ft.)
Aluminum, aluminum-coated Mylar
This is one of the two full-size mock-up solar panels that were used as part of integration tests in building the International Ultraviolet Explorer. Built at Goddard Space Flight Center to test integration and fit of the equipment to be carried on the mission. The IUE satellite with its solar panels was transferred in March 1983 from NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center.
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration