Twenty-Five-Foot Space Simulator is an 85-foot-high (26 m) stainless-steel cylinder at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, that is 27 feet (8.2 m) in diameter. [3 ]
It was declared a
National Historic Landmark in 1985 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. [2 ] [1 ]
It is used for testing spacecraft in space-like conditions of extreme cold, near-vacuum pressure, and high radiation.
Ranger, Surveyor, Mariner, and Voyager spacecraft were all tested in this facility. [3 ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
^ a b "Twenty-Five-Foot Space Simulator". National Historic Landmarks Quioklinks. National Park Service . Retrieved . 18 March 2012
^ a b Harry A. Butowsky (May 15, 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Twenty-Five Foot Space Simulator" (pdf). National Park Service. and Accompanying 2 photos, exterior and interior, from 1983 PDF (32 KB)