Technicians inspect the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory space craft

Technicians at Cape Kennedy, Fla. perform final checkout of the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory space craft (OAO-A1) before sending it to the Atlas-Agena D launch stand at Complex 12. The OAO was built for NASA by the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. under the technical direction of the Goddard Space Flight Center., Credit Line: National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Technicians at Cape Kennedy, Fla. perform final checkout of the Orbiting Astronomical Observatory space craft (OAO-A1) before sending it to the Atlas-Agena D launch stand at Complex 12. The OAO was built for NASA by the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp. under the technical direction of the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Subject(s): Equipment and supplies
Satellite
Credit Line: National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Satellite F4