Display Cradle, Hubble Space Telescope SDTV

Display Cradle, Hubble Space Telescope SDTV

     

This framework was located in storage at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and was deemed useful if modified to display the re-constructed Structural Thermal Test Vehicle for the Hubble Space Telescope. The work was performed by Lockheed Corporation, Goddard, and Swales staff members as part of a project to upgrade the HST exhibitry at NASM. The original nature and purpose of this framework is not known.

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center transferred it to NASM in 2008.

Transferred from NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Painted iron and steel, pneumatic systems
Dimensions
Overall: 304.8 x 487.68cm, 4536kg (10ft x 16ft, 10000lb.)

This framework was located in storage at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and was deemed useful if modified to display the re-constructed Structural Thermal Test Vehicle for the Hubble Space Telescope. The work was performed by Lockheed Corporation, Goddard, and Swales staff members as part of a project to upgrade the HST exhibitry at NASM. The original nature and purpose of this framework is not known.

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center transferred it to NASM in 2008.

Transferred from NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Painted iron and steel, pneumatic systems
Dimensions
Overall: 304.8 x 487.68cm, 4536kg (10ft x 16ft, 10000lb.)

ID: A20080327000