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Apollo Command Module Windows and Pyrotechnics
SIGNED BY TWELVE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
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79
Apollo Command Module Windows and Pyrotechnics
SIGNED BY TWELVE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS
Estimate
3,0004,000
LOT SOLD. 3,500 USD
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Apollo Command Module Windows and Pyrotechnics
SIGNED BY TWELVE APOLLO ASTRONAUTS
Blueprint, North American Aviation, Downey, CA, 1966. Sheet 12 of 13, 30 by 86 ½ inches, various scales based on a 54 by 140 inch master drawing.
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Catalogue Note

Boldly SIGNED by BUZZ ALDRIN, ALAN BEAN, GORDON COOPER, WALT CUNNINGHAM, CHARLES M. DUKE, JR., RICHARD GORDON, FRED HAISE, EDGAR MITCHELL, WALLY SCHIRRA, RUSTY SCHWEICKART, TOM STAFFORD, and AL WORDEN. Each has inscribed his Apollo flight number.

Illustrated are the Command Module (CM) large cabin side window and narrow rendezvous window comprising of two inner glass panes, the thick heat shield glass, and outer micro-meteoroid glass (omitted from later flights to save weight). The boost protective cover over these windows also shown. Two drawings have the locations of the explosive bolts/charges enabling the release of the boost protective cover from the CM and permitting the CM to separate from the SM. Two additional detailed drawings have front and side views of the electrical umbilical interface between the CM and SM with the "guillotine" cutting equipment to allow separation.

Related lot: 120

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