Space Science Building (SAO), Cambridge, MA

ID: 2003-19528

Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1960s

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 108, Box 2, Folder 5

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Summary

Space Science Building of Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Located at 60 Garden Street, is headquarters for SAO's international observing stations, center for the Central Bureau for Satellite Geodesy and the Central Telegram Bureau of the International Astronomical Union. Among the laboratories located in Cambridge are those for the analysis of meteorites, for spectral measurements of atoms and molecules, and for studies of planetary atmospheres.

Author

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Subject

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

There is additional information about the Central Bureau for Satellite Geodesy and the Central Telegram Bureau on the fact sheet attached to the original photograph.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 108, Box 2, Folder 5

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

c. 1960s

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Central Bureau for Satellite Geodesy (SAO)
  • Observatories
  • Central Telegram Bureau of the International Astronomical Union
  • Space Science Building

Place

Massachusetts

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exterior

ID Number

2003-19528

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exterior; Medium: Photographic print

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