Lot #2315
JPL Mars Viking Orbiter Support Strut and Hardware

Extremely rare developmental Mars Viking support strut
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Estimate: $2500+


Extremely rare developmental Mars Viking support strut

Developmental ground test Mars Viking Orbiter support strut with thermal coupler, measuring 39″ long, marked on the end of one bracket, "P/N 10050985-1, S/N 015," on the body, "10040055-103, S/N 008," and on the other bracket, "10050982-1, S/N 010." Complete with its original cloth transport bag. Additionally includes several pieces of hardware associated with Viking, including: a thermal pile vibration fixture, a Damon crystal filter, seven wire connector terminals, a lower bridge bracket, several pieces of test and witness glass, a leak check fixture, and a filter cementing fixture. Most of these parts are individually held in plastic cases and include related labels or paperwork. In fine condition. Any Viking hardware is extremely rare and highly sought-after.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Science & Technology and Space Exploration
  • Dates: #588 - Ended July 16, 2020