Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Arthur C. Clarke poses for a photo while he sits at his desk, circa 1969. A microscope, Questar telescope, and Nikon camera with lenses sit on the desk. Clarke's hand rests on the keyboard of a Hewlett-Packard 9100A.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Astronautics
  • Science fiction

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Circa 1969

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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