Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 20.3 x 43.2 x 20.3cm (8 x 17 x 8 in.)
Aluminum, Copper, Phenolic Resin, Plastic, Gold Plating, Steel, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Adhesive, Epoxy, Copper, Nylon, Synthetic Fabric, Rubber (Silicone)
This is a component of the Voyager 2 attitude/control system. It is a flight-qualified piece of spare hardware, which was used in laboratory simulations to resolve in-flight problems encountered by the Voyager spacecraft.
Voyager 2 was an unmanned space probe, which, in 1986, passed close to the planet Uranus to transmit images of its surface.
NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory transferred this object to the Museum in 1999.
Transferred from NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Restricted.