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    • 1960

    Beckman's Space Engineering Group designed and built "the Moonspoon," a prototype instrument to sample and analyze lunar soil via absorption spectroscopy.

    • 1961

    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…

    • 1961-Jul-08

    Beckman's Space Engineering Group designed and built "the Moonspoon," a prototype instrument to sample and analyze lunar soil via absorption spectroscopy.

    • 1961-Dec-20

    Beckman's Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts of power.

    • 1962-Dec

    A set of color and black and white photographs depict the gas chromatograph from various angles. In two photographs, a package of Marlboro cigarettes sits beside the instrument, presumably to provide a sense of scale.

    • 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…

    • 1962-Mar-01

    Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group contracted with NASA to design a gas chromatograph to analyze the atmosphere within a spacecraft's cabin. The prototype device weighed under 12 pounds and used under 10 watts…

    • 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…

    • 1964-Feb-20

    The Orange County Section of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics invited speakers to discuss plans for a manned orbital space station. The pictured men are identified as the speakers: Thomas B.…

    • circa 1964

    This study was developed for NASA by Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group (SEG) in 1964. The SEG developed the prototype hardware required to store and analyze saliva from astronauts as part of monitoring their…

    • Vol. IV, No. 1
    • 1964

    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…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1977-Sep-30

    The document describes various projects of the Beckman Instruments' Space Engineering Group, listed chronologically.

    These projects were mostly contracted by United States government departments and agencies, although…