Horizon Sensor, Satellite, Agena
- Barnes Engineering
- This unflown horizon sensor was part of the stabilization system used on Agena upper stages. These spacecraft were the first with 3-axis stabilization. Developed by Lockheed Missiles and Space, Agenas carried a number of civilian and military payloads into space from the late 1950s into the 1980s.
- This horizon sensor was built by Barnes Engineering and NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center transferred it to the Museum in 1973.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
- Inventory Number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Guidance & Control
- Anodized Aluminum, Aluminum, Adhesive, Unknown Plating
- 3-D: 25.4 x 21.3 x 7.6cm (10 x 8 3/8 x 3 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- Usage of Metadata (Object Detail Text)
- Not determined
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