Tray A, Test Equipment Kit, Skylab

This item is part of a test equipment kit from the backup Skylab Orbital Workshop displayed in the Museum. Skylab was launched into low Earth orbit in May 1973 and occupied until February 1974 by three-man crews on three different missions. Several onboard tool kits contained a variety of tools and supplies for basic repairs and maintenance tasks that the astronauts might need to do while in space.

A three-drawer container of testing equipment, made by McDonnell Douglas, was transferred to the Smithsonian with the backup Skylab Orbital Workshop in December 1975.

Transferred from NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.

Type
EQUIPMENT-Tools

Materials
Aluminum
Synthetic Rubber Foam
Anodized Aluminum
Plastic
Adhesive
Ink
Dimensions
3-D: 36.2 x 22.9 x 3.2cm (14 1/4 x 9 x 1 1/4 in.)

This item is part of a test equipment kit from the backup Skylab Orbital Workshop displayed in the Museum. Skylab was launched into low Earth orbit in May 1973 and occupied until February 1974 by three-man crews on three different missions. Several onboard tool kits contained a variety of tools and supplies for basic repairs and maintenance tasks that the astronauts might need to do while in space.

A three-drawer container of testing equipment, made by McDonnell Douglas, was transferred to the Smithsonian with the backup Skylab Orbital Workshop in December 1975.

Transferred from NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.

Type
EQUIPMENT-Tools

Materials
Aluminum
Synthetic Rubber Foam
Anodized Aluminum
Plastic
Adhesive
Ink
Dimensions
3-D: 36.2 x 22.9 x 3.2cm (14 1/4 x 9 x 1 1/4 in.)

ID: A20110453001