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


Contractor: General Dynamics Corp.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 121.9 x 61 x 94cm (48 x 24 x 37 in.)

Materials: Knobs/Switches - Plastic & Metal Overall - Metal painted green

This is part of a console, manufactured by the General Dynamics Corporation, used to sequence the launch and control the flight of Atlas intercontinental ballistic missiles, launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on a trajectory over the Pacific Ocean.

Transferred to the Museum from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994.

Gift of U.S. Department of Air Force

Inventory number: A19940160002

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