Electronics Box, Spacelab MVI Experiments, STS-42


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This electronics box was part of the rotating chair equipment for the Microgravity Vestibular Investigations experiments flown on Space Shuttle mission STS-42, the first International Microgravity Laboratory mission, in 1992.

NASA transferred the unit to the Musuem in 2004.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin

United States of America


Aluminum, Plastic, Gold Plating, Stainless steel, Rubber (silicone)


  • 3-D: 10.2 x 6.6 x 8.3cm (4 x 2 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
  • Other (Cable): 12.7cm (5 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


EQUIPMENT-Scientific Devices