- Vol. IV, No. 1
Beckman Bits was produced to highlight the Beckman Instruments Systems Division's aerospace equipment and projects. In addition to project summaries, it contains photographs and original artwork depicting spacecraft and…
- Contributor Chute, Alan and Allen, Ken
- Publisher Systems Division of Beckman Instruments, Inc.
- Subject Project Apollo (U.S.), Saturn launch vehicles, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Computers, United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Ground support systems (Astronautics), Space vehicles, Beckman Instruments, inc., Project Gemini (U.S.), and Aerospace telemetry
- Bulletin CS-631
- circa 1963
The brochure provides an overview of Beckman's divisions--Berkeley, Helipot, Offner, Scientific and Process Instruments, Special Projects, Spinco, and Systems--and highlights solutions provided to clients needing…
Beckman's Space Engineering Group designed and built "the Moonspoon," a prototype instrument to sample and analyze lunar soil via absorption spectroscopy.
- circa 1965
Electronics Engineer William Birnbaum demonstrates a Phonocardiogram System (including at Type 531 Oscilloscope), manufactured by Beckman Instruments. This instrument was used on at least one of the Project Gemini…
- circa 1965
Kayser, a Beckman Instruments project engineer, is holding electroencephalograph electrodes and a signal conditioner. This oscilloscope-based device was used aboard at least one of the Gemini spacecrafts to monitor…
This advertisement appeals to potential Beckman Instruments employees by building on the popularity of NASA's early manned spaceflight programs. In 1961 -- the year of this advertisement -- NASA conducted its first…