Model of Pioneer 10/11 Spacecraft, c. 1972

Made:
1972 (original)

Model of Pioneer 10 (11) spacecraft, scale 1:48, original launched 3 March 1972 (6 April 1973).

Pioneer 10 was the first probe to travel through an asteroid belt and survive.

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Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
1986-852
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint, plastic (unidentified), wood (unidentified)
type:
space probe
taxonomy:
  • transportation vehicles
  • vehicles
  • spacecraft
  • unmanned spacecraft
  • visual works
credit:
Copley's

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