Rocket, Sounding, Aerobee, Instrument Rack

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This is an instrumentation rack with intact aspect magnetometers and some electronics that flew on an Aerobee sounding rocket. This rack includes a battery box, junction box, an optical aspect sensor, and apertures for UV photometers. This artifact is part of a collection of high-energy detectors from the Naval Research Laboratory (see Catalogue numbers 19880001000-19880017000).

Transferred from NRL to the Museum in 1987.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions
3-D: 243.8 x 40.6cm (96 x 16 in.)

This is an instrumentation rack with intact aspect magnetometers and some electronics that flew on an Aerobee sounding rocket. This rack includes a battery box, junction box, an optical aspect sensor, and apertures for UV photometers. This artifact is part of a collection of high-energy detectors from the Naval Research Laboratory (see Catalogue numbers 19880001000-19880017000).

Transferred from NRL to the Museum in 1987.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station
Rockets & Missiles

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Scientific

Materials
Mixed metals, electronics
Dimensions
3-D: 243.8 x 40.6cm (96 x 16 in.)

ID: A19880018000