Handling Fixture, DSKY, Apollo Guidance Computer

Handling Fixture, DSKY, Apollo Guidance Computer

     

This device, made by Raytheon, was attached to an Apollo Guidance Computer Display Keyboard (DSKY), to allow for safe handling of the DSKY it when it was removed from the spacecraft. The fixture was removed before flight.

NASA transferred this to the Museum in 1977.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Raytheon Corp.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Metal frame, wire cage
Dimensions
3-D: 30.5 x 20.3 x 25.4cm (12 x 8 x 10 in.)

This device, made by Raytheon, was attached to an Apollo Guidance Computer Display Keyboard (DSKY), to allow for safe handling of the DSKY it when it was removed from the spacecraft. The fixture was removed before flight.

NASA transferred this to the Museum in 1977.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Raytheon Corp.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Metal frame, wire cage
Dimensions
3-D: 30.5 x 20.3 x 25.4cm (12 x 8 x 10 in.)

ID: A19770219001