Boilerplate, Command Module, Apollo, #1206
This boilerplate, # 1206, was used to train Department of Defense forces in recovery operation procedures associated with the Apollo Command Module. The 67th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron (ARRS) located at RAF Woodbridge, UK trained in recovery operations for the Apollo and Skylab programs. Only the external features of this boilerplate that were required for recovery training are representative of an actual Command Module. It weighs approximately 9000 lbs.
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- North American Aviation Inc.
- SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Guidance & Control
- Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. diameter, 9000 lb. (322.58 x 391.16cm, 4082.4kg)