Command and Service Modules, Apollo #105, ASTP Mockup

Command and Service Modules, Apollo #105, ASTP Mockup

     

This Block II Apollo Command and Service Module combination (CSM 105), manufactured by North American Rockwell, was originally used for vibration and acoustic tests. In 1973 it was refurbished for use in the Paris Air Show. The CSM was displayed docked to the Soviet Soyuz spacecraft, as was planned for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program (ASTP) mission in July 1975. The Soyuz spacecraft was made of residual test hardware.

In 1976 this combined exhibit was installed in the National Air and Space Museum after its transfer from NASA.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Rockwell

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles

Materials
Command Module: Aluminum alloy, stainless steel, and titanium structures. Outer shell - stainless steel honeycomb between stainless steel sheets. Crew compartment inner shell - aluminum honeycomb between aluminum alloy sheets.
Epoxy-resin ablative heat shield covers outside.
Dimensions
Overall: 12 ft. 10 in. wide x 34 ft. 2 in. deep (391.16 x 1041.4cm)

This Block II Apollo Command and Service Module combination (CSM 105), manufactured by North American Rockwell, was originally used for vibration and acoustic tests. In 1973 it was refurbished for use in the Paris Air Show. The CSM was displayed docked to the Soviet Soyuz spacecraft, as was planned for the Apollo-Soyuz Test Program (ASTP) mission in July 1975. The Soyuz spacecraft was made of residual test hardware.

In 1976 this combined exhibit was installed in the National Air and Space Museum after its transfer from NASA.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Rockwell

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles

Materials
Command Module: Aluminum alloy, stainless steel, and titanium structures. Outer shell - stainless steel honeycomb between stainless steel sheets. Crew compartment inner shell - aluminum honeycomb between aluminum alloy sheets.
Epoxy-resin ablative heat shield covers outside.
Dimensions
Overall: 12 ft. 10 in. wide x 34 ft. 2 in. deep (391.16 x 1041.4cm)

ID: A19740798000