Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

     

This Lunar Module model was given to Dr. Charles S. Draper by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Dr. Draper was the founder and director of the university's Instrumentation Laboratory and developed guidance systems for naval vessels, aircraft, rockets, missiles, and spacecraft. The Apollo spacecraft were among those that utilized his guidance systems. Dr. Draper donated the model to NASM in 1980.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
MIT Instrumentation Laboratory

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. long x 6 in. wide x 5 in. tall (15.24 x 15.24 x 12.7cm)

This Lunar Module model was given to Dr. Charles S. Draper by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Dr. Draper was the founder and director of the university's Instrumentation Laboratory and developed guidance systems for naval vessels, aircraft, rockets, missiles, and spacecraft. The Apollo spacecraft were among those that utilized his guidance systems. Dr. Draper donated the model to NASM in 1980.

Gift of Dr. Charles S. Draper

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
MIT Instrumentation Laboratory

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 6 in. long x 6 in. wide x 5 in. tall (15.24 x 15.24 x 12.7cm)

ID: A19800541000