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

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Steel
Dimensions
Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. diameter, 9000 lb. (322.58 x 391.16cm, 4082.4kg)

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

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Steel
Dimensions
Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. diameter, 9000 lb. (322.58 x 391.16cm, 4082.4kg)

ID: A19772769000