Reference numberMOB/090
TitleFlight model of Ariel 1 satellite by NASA Goddard Space Flight Centre
ArtistNASA Goddard Space Flight Centre
DescriptionTo size, flight model of UK Ariel 1. Four antena extend upward from the main body and four arms suspending solar panels extend downward. UK Ariel 1 was built in the USA and launched by a Thor-Delta rocket. It was the world's first internationally conceived and executed satellite.
Dimensionsh 560 x o 580 mm
Access statusOpen
ProvenanceProvenance unknown
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