Space Science

The space sciences collection includes objects ranging from engineering models, components, and prototypes to mockups and models representing the full range of scientific activities performed on space vehicles, including both suborbital and orbital satellites, probes, and landers, as well as missions flown into orbits around other celestial bodies, including the moon, other planets, the Sun, and the Earth’s Lagrangian points.  Specific subject matter areas include but are not limited to astrophysics, biology, the earth sciences,  geophysics, planetary science, and solar physics.  Collections areas also include artifacts from the ground-based sciences that represent the intellectual and technical infrastructure within which the problems addressed by the space sciences are rationalized.

 

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  • Lunar Orbiter, Engineering Mock-up
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Boeing Company
    Credit Line: Transferred from the Boeing Company through NASA - Langley Research Center
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Test Vehicles
  • Satellite, Explorer I
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
    U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Credit Line: Transferred from the U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Satellite, Pioneer IV
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Space Technology Laboratories (STL)
    Credit Line: Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Satellite Payload, Explorer I
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: NASA - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads
  • Satellite, Explorer I
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
    U.S. Army Ballistic Missile Agency, Redstone Arsenal
    Credit Line: Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Photo-Mosaic, Aerobee
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Naval Research Laboratory
    Credit Line: U. S. Navy / Naval Research Laboratory
    Type: LITERATURE AND RESEARCH-Photos & Prints
  • Satellite, Pioneer I, Reconstructed Replica
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: TRW Space & Technology Group
    Credit Line: Gift of TRW Space Technology Laboratories
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Satellite, Pioneer V, Reconstructed Replica
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: TRW Space & Technology Group
    Credit Line: Gift of TRW Space Technology Laboratories
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Satellite, Explorer 6, Reconstructed Replica
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: TRW Space & Technology Group
    Credit Line: Gift of TRW Space Technology Laboratories
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned
  • Model, Telescope, Stratoscope II, 1:6
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Perkin-Elmer Corporation
    Credit Line: Gift of the Perkin Elmer Corporation
    Type: MODELS-Unmanned Spacecraft & Parts
  • Lunar Lander, Surveyor, Engineering Mock Up
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Hughes Aircraft Co.
    Credit Line: Transferred from NASA
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Test Vehicles
  • Lunar Lander, Surveyor, Engineering Mock Up, Misc Parts
    Country of Origin: United States of America
    Manufacturer: Hughes Aircraft Co.
    Credit Line: Gift of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    Type: SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Instruments & Payloads

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