ALSEP Pallet, SEP and LSPE, Apollo

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

The Lunar Seismic Profiling Experiment and the the Surface Electrical Properties Experiment were flown on Apollo 17. In flight they were mounted on a specially designed pallet.

This duplicate pallet was used by the Apollo 17 astronauts for training, and was transferred to the Smithsonian from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1974.

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

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.

Materials

  • Overall: Aluminum, Steel
  • Packages: steel, mylar, synthetic covered wires, velcro, synthetic fabric

Dimensions

3-D: 123.2 × 58.4 × 52.1cm (48 1/2 × 23 × 20 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Training Devices

Inventory Number

A19750058000