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This is the "Flight Data Subassembly," one of several components of the Voyager 2 attitude and control system. It was mounted in one of the segments of the main Voyager spacecraft frame. The items are flight-qualified spare hardware which were used in laboratory simulations to resolve in-flight problems encountered by the Voyager spacecraft.

Voyager 2 was an unmanned space probe which, in 1986, passed close to the planet Uranus to transmit images of its surface.

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory tranferred this object to the Smithsonian in 1999.

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 SPACECRAFT-Uncrewed-Parts & Structural Components Manufacturer Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
Dimensions Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with three additional objects): 153.7 × 179.1 × 104.1cm, 222.3kg (60 1/2 × 70 1/2 × 41 in., 490lb.)
Materials Aluminum, Steel, Plastic, Copper, Gold Plating, Rubber (Silicone), Nylon, Acrylic (Plexiglas), Paint, Aluminized Kapton, Foam, Magnesium, Brass
Inventory Number A19990065001 Credit Line Transfer from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology Data Source National Air and Space Museum Restrictions & Rights Usage conditions apply
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