Country of Origin: United States of America
3-D Test: 20.3 x 40.6 x 20.3cm (8 x 16 x 8 in.)
Aluminum, Phenolic Resin, Gold Plating, Plastic, Steel, Nylon, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Epoxy, Copper, Synthetic Fabric, Cadmium Plating, 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 2 spacecraft.
Voyager 2 was an unmanned 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.