Poster, Astronomical Technology - Prekin Elemer


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:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Marshall Space Flight Center.

Country of Origin

United States of America


Poster, Astronomical Technology - Prekin Elemer


3-D (Rolled): 50.8 × 10.2 × 8.3cm (1 ft. 8 in. × 4 in. × 3 1/4 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


ART-Posters, Original Art Quality