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Space Suit Android Drawings, 1964

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Collection Item Summary:

This collection consists of engineering drawings for the android and related gear.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Astronautics
  • Androids
  • Space suits

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Creator

  • International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Subject

  • International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Physical description

  • 3.1 cubic feet (1 24x38x2 drawer)
  • 4.26 linear feet

Date

1964

Notes

The Space Suit Android was built by ITT under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NASA's Manned Spaceflight Center, Crew Systems Division, used the android to test and evaluate space suit designs and related equipment for mobility and operational stress. The android was later considered by the United States Air Force for use in its bionics program.

Type

  • Drawings
  • Collection descriptions

Local number

1989-0062

Finding Aids

Online Finding Aid