ATM, Event Analyzer, X-Ray

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Engineering prototype for an event analyzer that formed part of the assembly of one (S056; Cat #19840408000) of the three X-ray telescopes that were flown on the Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM)on Skylab. This analyzer (X-REA), built by James E. Milligan and his staff at Marshall, comprises a proportional counter system with beryllium and aluminum windows. The instrument, which contained its own amplifier and preamplifier, also included a pulse height analyzer, rate meter and activity history plotter. It was transferred to NASM from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in 1986.

Transferred from NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

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

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Metal case, electronics, wires
Electronics
Dimensions
3-D: 76.2 x 16.5 x 14cm (30 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Engineering prototype for an event analyzer that formed part of the assembly of one (S056; Cat #19840408000) of the three X-ray telescopes that were flown on the Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM)on Skylab. This analyzer (X-REA), built by James E. Milligan and his staff at Marshall, comprises a proportional counter system with beryllium and aluminum windows. The instrument, which contained its own amplifier and preamplifier, also included a pulse height analyzer, rate meter and activity history plotter. It was transferred to NASM from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in 1986.

Transferred from NASA/Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center

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

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Metal case, electronics, wires
Electronics
Dimensions
3-D: 76.2 x 16.5 x 14cm (30 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

ID: A19860269000