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IBM AP101 General Purpose Computer

Computer, Spacelab


IBM AP-101 computers were used in Spacelab to operate the laboratory's subsystems (power, thermal, etc.) as well as to monitor and control experiment operations through a data display system with keyboard and screen. NASA reported this computer as flown on Space Shuttle missions STS-50 (U.S. Microgravity Laboratory 1, 1992) and STS-73 (U.S. Microgravity Laboratory 2, 1995) before transferring it to the Museum.


Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.


Manufacturer: IBM Corporation


Country of Origin: United States of America



Overall: 8 3/4 in. tall x 11 3/4 in. wide x 1 ft. 9 1/2 in. deep (22.23 x 29.85 x 54.61cm)



metals (stainless steel, aluminum)


Inventory Number: A20000664000


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Taken on May 20, 2008