Rate Gyro Assembly, SRB, Space Shuttle

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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 device was part of the avionics for ther Space Shuttle. It may have been used to control the thrust vector of one of the Solid Rocket Boosters, and is probably unflown. It was transfered from NASA in 2014.

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Kennedy Space Center

Materials

Metal, paint, plastic, electronics

Dimensions

6 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 8"

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

EQUIPMENT-Electronics

Inventory Number

A20181668000