Launch Console, Electronics Rack, Atlas

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This object is on display in the James S. McDonnell Space Hangar at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA.

Launch Console, Electronics Rack, Atlas

Collection Item Summary:

This rack contains electronic circuits that were part of the launch and control system used during launches of Atlas intercontinental ballistic missiles from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

Transferred to NASM from Vandenberg Air Force Base in 1994.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19940160003

Credit Line

Gift of U.S. Department of Air Force

Contractor

General Dynamics Corp.

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Knobs/Switches - Plastic & Metal
  • Overall - Metal painted green

Dimensions

Overall: 5 ft. tall x 2 ft. wide x 2 ft. 2 in. deep (152.4 x 61 x 66cm)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

EQUIPMENT-Electronics

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