Country of Origin: United States of America
Overall: 410 x 154in. (1041.4 x 391.16cm)
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.
These Block I Command and Service Modules, CSM 098, also known as 2-TV-1 and 2-TV-2, were originally used for thermal vacuum evaluation testing in the Apollo program. The Smithsonian received title to them on 16 December 1975. In 1977 they were removed from Kennedy Space Center and shipped to Moscow to be part of the Apollo-Soyuz exhibit at the Cosmos Pavillion.
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration