Mobile observatory built by Goodyear Aerospace Corporation for NASA's Langley Research Center

Telescope on Wheels, a mobile observatory built by Goodyear Aerospace Corporation for NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, is being used at Yuma, AZ for scientific study of the upper atmosphere.  The unit is mounted on a truck with a platform that unfolds to free the 24-inch-diameter telescope for action., Credit Line: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Photography Department, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Telescope on Wheels, a mobile observatory built by Goodyear Aerospace Corporation for NASA's Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, is being used at Yuma, AZ for scientific study of the upper atmosphere. The unit is mounted on a truck with a platform that unfolds to free the 24-inch-diameter telescope for action.
Subject(s): Telescopes
Equipment and supplies
Telescopes
Credit Line: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation, Photography Department, courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Telescopes F21