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CUSTOM COMMAND/SERVICE MODULE (CSM) MODEL
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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CUSTOM COMMAND/SERVICE MODULE (CSM) MODEL
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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CUSTOM COMMAND/SERVICE MODULE (CSM) MODEL
Spacecraft model in 4 parts, 20 inches tall, constructed from injected-molded plastic and metal on wooden base. Likely done by the Walter J. Hyatt Company, probably for Lockheed, ca 1965. Service Module details include Service Propulsion System engine nozzle, and four reaction control thruster assemblies. The Command Module features a removable magnetic apical section lifting to reveal molded parachutes and canisters; topped with a removable metal boost protective cover and attached Launch Escape Assembly, complete with hinged canards opening to reveal small pitch control motor. A see through window with red & yellow Lockheed logo reveals the blue solid rocket propellant.
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Catalogue Note

An excellent early model of the vehicle that brought the astronauts safely back to Earth. This CSM model was very likely made by Hyatt for the Lockheed Propulsion Company, as Lockheed was granted the contract for the Launch Escape System in 1962.

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