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Allen Bit, 1/8", Skylab

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Collection Item Summary:

Skylab was launched into low Earth orbit in May 1973 and occupied until February 1974 by three-man crews on three different missions. Several onboard tool kits contained a variety of tools and supplies for basic repairs and maintenance tasks that the astronauts might need to do while in space. This item is part of a duplicate tool kit from the backup Skylab orbital workshop displayed in the Museum.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co.

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center

Materials

metal, velcro

Dimensions

3-D: 7.9 x 1.9cm (3 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Tools

Inventory Number

A19761760012