Ariel 1 satellite cosmic ray detector

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

The Skylark rocket provided British scientists with the necessary expertise to join with the United States in developing the world’s first international satellite, Ariel 1.

Source: Cornucopia Antiques, University College London
Object no. 2011-15/2


  • Title: Ariel 1 satellite cosmic ray detector
  • Rights: © The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum, Science Museum Group Collection, CC-BY-NC-SA 4.0

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