Artifact Details

Title

Minuteman Missile Fixed Head Disk

Catalog Number

XD107.80

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1960

Manufacturer

Autonetics Division, North American Aviation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 55258-304 Etched on side of object
Other number 55380-304 Part number
Other number J204 Stamped in metal near serial number tag
Other number S134 Stamped in metal near serial number tag
Serial number CBR0130

Dimensions

overall: 3 1/2 in x 6 in x 6 3/4 in

Description

This compact and rugged disk memory was used in the Minuteman missile flight computer. There is a small, white self-adhesive sticker on the underside of the object that reads "Apollo fixed head." "AAL 0087" is written across the residue of double-sided adhesive foam tape, also on the underside o fthe object.

Category

Memory: disk

Credit

Gift of Aron Insinga

Lot Number

XD107.80