Console, Countdown and Monitor

Console, Countdown and Monitor

     

This is part of a console, manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, used to sequence the launch and control the flight of Atlas intercontinental ballistic missiles, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a trajectory over the Pacific Ocean.

Transferred to the Museum from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994.

Gift of U.S. Department of Air Force

Country of Origin
United States of America

Contractor
General Dynamics Corp.

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Autopilots

Materials
Knobs/Switches - Plastic & Metal
Overall - Metal painted green
Dimensions
3-D: 121.9 x 61 x 94cm (48 x 24 x 37 in.)

This is part of a console, manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, used to sequence the launch and control the flight of Atlas intercontinental ballistic missiles, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a trajectory over the Pacific Ocean.

Transferred to the Museum from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994.

Gift of U.S. Department of Air Force

Country of Origin
United States of America

Contractor
General Dynamics Corp.

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Autopilots

Materials
Knobs/Switches - Plastic & Metal
Overall - Metal painted green
Dimensions
3-D: 121.9 x 61 x 94cm (48 x 24 x 37 in.)

ID: A19940160002