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Numéro d'artefact
2002.0166.001
Modèle
ALOUETTE
Fabricant
Communications Research Centre
Lieu du fabricant
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date De Fabrication
Vers 1960 - 1961
contexte Fonction
SET OF FLIGHT ANTENNAE WITH BEACON USED ON ALOUETTE SATELLITE FOR COMMUNICATION PURPOSES.
contexte technique
IMPORTANT, BUT RELATIVELY SIMPLE, COMPONENTS OF CANADA'S FIRST SPACECRAFT, 1 OF 3 SETS MADE FOR EACH OF 2 ALOUETTE SPACECRAFT. SPACE LIMITATIONS & SPACE ENVIRONMENT REQUIRED SOME ADAPTION BUT THEY ARE NOT VERY DIFFERENT FROM STANDARD YAGI TYPE ANTENNA. ALOUETTE WAS SOPHISTICATED SATELLITE FOR ITS TIME, WITH TRANSISTOR ELECTRONICS, SOLAR CELLS, NICKEL CADMIUM BATTERIES, STEM ANTENNAS & HIGH RELIABILITY.
contexte Canada
EQUIP. DEVELOPED BY CRC STAFF (INCLUDING MR. BOB HAHN) FOR ALOUETTE SATELLITE. ALOUETTE 1 (1961) & 2 (1965) WERE CANADA'S FIRST SPACECRAFT, FIRST TO BE DESIGNED & BUILT BY OTHERNATION THAN USA OR USSR. THEY BROUGHT CANADA INTO SPACE AGE & PROVIDED IMPETUS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF CANADIAN SPACE INDUSTRY, WHICH MADE SOME PARTS.
Description
.1-.5 ALUMINUM, BRASS, TEFLON, STEEL/.6 WOOD CASE WITH FOAM LINING, METAL HARDWARE
Nombres de pièces
6
Fini(s) de l'artefact
.1-.4 METALLIC WITH WHITE SYNTHETIC/.5 GOLD COLOURED ROD WITH METALLIC CONNECTOR/.6 COATED WOOD, GOLD COLOURED HARDWARE
Marques sur l'artefact
NONE
Pièce(s) manquante(s)
APPEARS COMPLETE
Groupe 1
Technologie de l'espace
Catégorie 1
Science spatiale
Sous-catégorie 1
Pièces d'astronef
Matériau(x)
métal->aluminium;métal->laiton;métal->acier;synthétique;bois