Handling Fixture, Photo Subsystem, Lunar Orbiter

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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:

These parts constitute the handling fixture for the Lunar Orbiter engineering model's photo subsystem. These custom made parts were used to handle and move the photo subsystem during testing at the Boeing Company.

Boeing requested that NASA transfer the handling fixture to the Museum in 1968.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

  • HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
  • Aluminum, Brass, Rubber (Silicone), Glass, plastic, teflon, Steel, paper

Dimensions

Approximate (crate): 60.96 x 132.08 x 95.25cm (2ft x 4ft 4in. x 3ft 1 1/2in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Parts & Structural Components

Inventory Number

A19700318003

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