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:

This poster was created by Perkin-Elmer for the promotion of astronomical instruments. It depicts drawn images of historical astronomical instruments, including Stonehenge, the Hubble Space Telescope, a Newtonian Telescope, and the Orbiting Astronomical Observatories, among others.

NASA transferred this poster to the Museum in 2017.

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

Credit Line

Transferred by NASA


Poster, Astronomical Technology - Prekin Elemer


2-D - Unframed (H x W): 66 × 50.8cm (2 ft. 2 in. × 1 ft. 8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


ART-Posters, Original Art Quality

Inventory Number