Mockup, Command Module, Apollo, JSC-4

This mockup Command Module was a boilerplate used for water immersion tests and for training practice by Navy recovery ships. Testing probably took place in the Gulf of Mexico near Houston, as it was assigned a Johnson Space Center number, JSC-4. It is currently seen in a lunar mission configuration with a mockup lunar module and service module attached.

NASA transferred title to the Smithsonian in October 1976.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles

Materials
steel
Dimensions
Overall: 127 in. tall x 154 in. diameter (322.58 x 391.16cm)

This mockup Command Module was a boilerplate used for water immersion tests and for training practice by Navy recovery ships. Testing probably took place in the Gulf of Mexico near Houston, as it was assigned a Johnson Space Center number, JSC-4. It is currently seen in a lunar mission configuration with a mockup lunar module and service module attached.

NASA transferred title to the Smithsonian in October 1976.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles

Materials
steel
Dimensions
Overall: 127 in. tall x 154 in. diameter (322.58 x 391.16cm)

ID: A19770941000