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The Lunar Surface Magnetometer was an instrument used to detect the presence of a magnetic field on the moon and to measure the intensity of the field. The Apollo 16 astronauts used this type magnetometer for their Earth-based training.
NASA transferred it to the Museum in 1975.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Country of Origin
United States of America
NASA Ames Research Center
Overall: 68.6 × 14 × 10.2cm (2 ft. 3 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 4 in.)
3-D (Tripod): 53.3 × 14 × 10.2cm (1 ft. 9 in. × 5 1/2 in. × 4 in.)
3-D (Large Box): 22.2 × 12.7 × 10.2cm (8 3/4 × 5 × 4 in.) Materials
Paint Inventory Number
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.
National Air and Space Museum
Restrictions & Rights
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