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ATM, Film Magazine, S-054 X-ray Spectrograph

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This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: American Science & Engineering, Incorporated

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 57.2 x 17.8 x 31.8cm (22 1/2 x 7 x 12 1/2 in.)

Materials: Mixed metals and plastic

Back-up film magazine assembly for the S-054 X-ray spectrograph experiment intended for use on a planned second Apollo Telescope Mount (ATM). The ATM was the major scientific instrument aboard Skylab, which was put into Earth orbit in May 1973 and operated for 8 months. ATM included eight major scientific instruments, as well as a number of smaller experiments, and was designed to be operated by three sets of visiting astronauts. The magazine was transferred from NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in 1986.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Inventory number: A19860274000

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