Presentation of Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG)

ID: SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1689]

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1970

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 16, Image No. OPA-1689

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Summary

Presentation of Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator (RTG) by General Electric to the National Air and Space Museum in the Arts and Industries Building, with Secretary S. Dillon Ripley, Neil A. Armstrong, and Colonel Michael Collins. This "Atomic Battery" was used on the Apollo 12 mission.

Subject

  • Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001
  • Armstrong, Neil 1930-2012
  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Arts and Industries Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Air and Space Museum
  • General Electric Company
  • Smithsonian Institution Office of Public Affairs

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Cite as

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-008, Box 16, Image No. OPA-1689

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520

Date

  • 1970
  • December 9, 1970

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  • No Copyright - United States

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Form/Genre

Black-and-white negatives

Local number

SIA Acc. 11-008 [OPA-1689]

Physical description

35mm;

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