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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


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

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.


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


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

Country of Origin

United States of America


EQUIPMENT-Training Devices

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