Keyboard, Display (DSKY), Apollo

Keyboard, Display (DSKY), Apollo

     

This is a "Block I," unflown keyboard and display unit (DSKY) for the Apollo Command Module's Guidance Computer. The Block I units were installed on early unmanned Apollo capsules, but by the time of the first manned mission (Apollo 7, in 1968) the computer and DSKY were both replaced by a more advanced, "Block II" design.

This object was manufactured by Raytheon Corp. and transferred by NASA to the museum in 1972.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Raytheon Corp.

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational

Materials
Magnesium, Rubber (Silicone), Plastic, Aluminum, Brass, Gold Plating, Steel, Nylon
Dimensions
3-D: 15.2 x 25.4 x 57.8cm (6 x 10 x 22 3/4 in.)
Storage: 69.85 x 39.37 x 138.43cm (2ft 3 1/2in. x 1ft 3 1/2in. x 4ft 6 1/2in.)

This is a "Block I," unflown keyboard and display unit (DSKY) for the Apollo Command Module's Guidance Computer. The Block I units were installed on early unmanned Apollo capsules, but by the time of the first manned mission (Apollo 7, in 1968) the computer and DSKY were both replaced by a more advanced, "Block II" design.

This object was manufactured by Raytheon Corp. and transferred by NASA to the museum in 1972.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Raytheon Corp.

Type
INSTRUMENTS-Navigational

Materials
Magnesium, Rubber (Silicone), Plastic, Aluminum, Brass, Gold Plating, Steel, Nylon
Dimensions
3-D: 15.2 x 25.4 x 57.8cm (6 x 10 x 22 3/4 in.)
Storage: 69.85 x 39.37 x 138.43cm (2ft 3 1/2in. x 1ft 3 1/2in. x 4ft 6 1/2in.)

ID: A19720362000