Launch Console, Electronics Rack, Atlas


Display Status:

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


Credit Line

Gift of U.S. Department of Air Force


General Dynamics Corp.

Country of Origin

United States of America


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


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



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