Usage Conditions May Apply Usage Conditions Apply There are restrictions for re-using this media. For more information, visit the Smithsonian's Terms of Use page. IIIF provides researchers rich metadata and image viewing options for comparison of works across cultural heritage collections. More - View Manifest View in Mirador Viewer

This set of 18 electrical and electronic instruments was used in the Vanguard "Minitrak" system. The suite includes battery boxes for transponders and telemetry transmitters. The suite was transferred to NASM by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in October 1975.

Display Status

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

Object Details
Country of Origin United States of America Type EQUIPMENT-Electronics Manufacturer Naval Research Laboratory
Dimensions Storage (Rehoused on an aluminum pallet): 154.3 × 154.3 × 118.1cm, 378.8kg (60 3/4 × 60 3/4 × 46 1/2 in., 835lb.)
Materials Aluminum, Steel, Paint, Plastic, Cadmium Plating, Gold Plating, Copper, Synthetic Fabric, Cork., Wood,
Magnesium, Paper, Rubber (Silicone)
Inventory Number A19761036000 Credit Line Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
For more information, visit the Smithsonians Terms of Use.