Satellite, Vanguard 1, Mock-up

One of several replicas of the Vanguard 1 satellite built by the Naval Research Laboratory. This specimen is described as a full-scale model by NRL, which transferred it to NASM in March 1975.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned

Materials
Metal shell, solar cells
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. wide x 31 in. deep with antennae (15.2 x 78.7cm)

One of several replicas of the Vanguard 1 satellite built by the Naval Research Laboratory. This specimen is described as a full-scale model by NRL, which transferred it to NASM in March 1975.

Transferred from the Naval Research Laboratory

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Naval Research Laboratory

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned

Materials
Metal shell, solar cells
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. wide x 31 in. deep with antennae (15.2 x 78.7cm)

ID: D19760020000