RCA technicians on the advanced TIROS-N environmental satellite

LIVE WIRES, RCA technicians inspect electrical connections on the advanced TIROS-N environmental satellite in preparation for testing at the RCA Space Center, Princeton, New Jersey.  The 13-foot tall spacecraft was launched by NASA in 1978 and carried a sophisticated array of sensors into space to observe the environment of the planet., Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual  Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: LIVE WIRES, RCA technicians inspect electrical connections on the advanced TIROS-N environmental satellite in preparation for testing at the RCA Space Center, Princeton, New Jersey. The 13-foot tall spacecraft was launched by NASA in 1978 and carried a sophisticated array of sensors into space to observe the environment of the planet.
Subject(s): Equipment and supplies
TIROS (Television Infrared Observation Satellite)
Credit Line: AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: TIROS F4