This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
This envelope contains mounting hardware for an altimeter used for ground testing in the Gemini program. The altimeter gave a reading from 24 km (80,000 feet) to zero to assist the Gemini crew in their return to Earth from space.
Collection Item Long Description:
Restrictions & Rights
- Ferrous Alloy
- Non-Magnetic Metal Alloy