Original wooden crate filled with US/Italian Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1R) flight hardware experiment payload equipment no longer needed after the project was discontinued in 1996. The crate measures 21 x 17 x 15, and contains an MLI blanket, two pieces of large Kapton foil tape, several yellow rubber-metal clamps, cotter pins, a spool of braided wire, a spool of smaller gauge wire, a resistor, screws, and bolts. All are contained in plastic bags with associated parts tags. Also includes a 'black box' type "Science Filter Assy Mod Kit" that was part of the Tethered Satellite System (TSS-1), measuring 12 x 9.5 x 5.5, bearing a Martin Marietta tag on one side identifying it as "Designation 877F01A, Cage No. 04236, Ser No. 0000001, Part No. 87760000500-009." In overall very good to fine condition. Accompanied by an informational page about the TSS-1, which was flown on STS-46. From the collection of aerospace memorabilia specialist Ken Havekotte.
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