RARE NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket IU FLIGHT Hardware Measuring Distributor
RARE NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket IU FLIGHT Hardware Measuring Distributor. NASA Apollo Saturn V Moon Rocket, Instrument Unit, Electrical System Hardware IBM, Measuring Distributor Unit / Flight Box. This artifact was manufactured by IBM, in Huntsville, Alabama for the NASA Apollo program, specifically, for the Saturn V Moon Rocket’s Instrument Unit. As part of the Instrument Unit’s Electrical System, this device was designed to route. Various discrete Rack Measurement Signals from the multitude of transducers aboard the Saturn V Heavy Launch Vehicle. The primary function of the Measuring Distributors is to collect all measurements that are transmitted by the IU telemetry system, and to direct them to their proper telemetry channels. These measurements are obtained from instrumentation transducers, functional components, and various signal and control lines. Also, the Measuring Distributors distribute the 5-volt output from the 5 Volt Measuring Voltage Supply throughout the measuring system. NASA Hardware Flight Box Data Tag: Part Name: Measuring Distributor Part Number: 7910416-047 Model Number: 602A3 Serial Number: 0005 Weight: 19.50 Pounds Manufactured By: IBM – Huntsville Contract Number: NAS8-14000 Meas. Number: 602A3 Marshall Space Flight Center Several certification stamps/seals are still visible on the interior and exterior of this flight box. Approximate dimensions: 13 inches x 13 inches x 5 inches. The last nine images are for reference only, including Saturn V Instrument Unit photos and diagrams highlighting the location of the Measuring Distributor unit. A superior example of critical, Apollo spaceflight technology to display in your vintage NASA hardware collection! As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is fast approaching, spaceflight missions grow farther reaching and ever bold, while we begin to experience a renaissance of international interest in spaceflight endeavors and technology. Still, only a few know about the possibility of collecting such historically significant artifacts, as these from the Space Programs, but that is beginning to change, in light of these events. Over time, spaceflight artifacts are increasingly difficult to acquire and the value of these rare collectibles is very likely to rise dramatically. If you are a collector that is new to the niche of spaceflight hardware and seeking to diversify your portfolio, this is an excellent way to accomplish that with a unique and sound investment. These are heirlooms that will inspire and be admired by many generations to come. Thank you, and welcome to Space Mission Market! Write in anytime with all other questions or special artifact requests. We will try to locate any specific type of spaceflight hardware that you are interested in purchasing. Artifact Provenance: Artifacts that include provenance (or any documents, original receipts, part tags, certificate of authenticity / COA, etc) in the sale will have that stated in the listing and shown in the listing photos. If any of this type of provenance / paperwork is not shown in the photos and specified as “included” in the listing, then it is not available or included in the sale. Artifact Flight Status: FLOWN = Spacecraft hardware / components, crew equipment, scientific instruments or other items / materials that have been flown. FLIGHT = Spacecraft flight qualified spares or backup hardware / components and engineering test articles made of the same components as the flight article. These are items that could have flown, but were not flown. Ground Support Equipment (GSE) = Non-flight space program hardware, equipment and scientific Instruments used in direct association with the spacecraft, spacecraft engineers and technicians. These are items that were used and made for ground support that may or may not have been in direct contact with the spacecraft prior to launch. Note: FAQ & Terms of Sale may be updated periodically. Listing and template services provided by inkFrog. The item “RARE NASA Apollo Saturn V Rocket IU FLIGHT Hardware Measuring Distributor” is in sale since Tuesday, April 30, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Astronauts & Space Travel\Exploration Missions\Apollo”. The seller is “rocket-broker” and is located in Winter Park, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.