This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
This device was part of the avionics for the Space Shuttle Orbital Vehicle-102. It was flown in space on the STS-9 mission. The device was transferred from NASA in 2014. Using a crystal oscillator, it proveded a stable and accurate time reference for all other Orbiter operations.
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Restrictions & Rights
- Metal unit: Aluminum, paint, gold, electronics
- 3-ring binder: Plastic, steel, paper, ink
- 3-D (Metal unit): 40 x 29.5 x 18.1cm (15 3/4 x 11 5/8 x 7 1/8 in.)
- 3-D (3-ring binder): 29.2 x 7 x 21cm (11 1/2 x 2 3/4 x 8 1/4 in.)