The press release discusses a carbon dioxide sensor and water purity sensor planned to fly on the Space Shuttle Orbiter in the early 1980s.
- Author Eastman, Elke
- Subject Space shuttles--Design and construction, Scientific apparatus and instruments, Space Shuttle Program (U.S.), Atmospheric carbon dioxide, Water--Purification, Beckman Instruments, inc., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Space shuttles--Safety measures
The Atmospheric Monitoring and Control System was developed for the Navy's first Deep Submergence Rescue Vessel (DSRV). It measured oxygen and carbon dioxide in extreme environmental conditions.
- circa 1962
Beckman made thirteen carbon dioxide atmospheric analysis systems used by NASA in the Mercury flights.
The mounted photograph is captioned: "Beckman Hypoxia Warning System - consisting of sensor, amplifier, and…
In 1960s, Beckman's Advanced Technology Operations had a number of contracts to develop instruments to monitor the atmosphere of closed environments.
This advertisement from Beckman Instruments highlights the many instruments and systems that could be used to monitor and control air pollution. This includes a "mobile monitor" which was an RV fitted out with various…