Optical Telescope in the dome of the Solar Particle Alert Network

Solar Watch: the Optical Telescope in the dome of the Solar Particle Alert Network (SPAN), facility at NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, was one of the facilities on alert to protect the Apollo 8 spacecraft from any natural hazards during its flight to the moon on December 21, 1968., Credit Line: National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Abstract/Description: Solar Watch: the Optical Telescope in the dome of the Solar Particle Alert Network (SPAN), facility at NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, was one of the facilities on alert to protect the Apollo 8 spacecraft from any natural hazards during its flight to the moon on December 21, 1968.
Subject(s): Telescopes
Equipment and supplies
Telescopes
Date Created: December 1968
Credit Line: National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA), courtesy AIP Emilio Segrè Visual Archives, Physics Today Collection
Catalog ID: Telescopes F18