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Command Module, Apollo, Emergency Egress Trainer

This Command Module was used by the Apollo astronauts and support crew for emergency egress training. The interior is non-functional, having mockups of switches, dials, gauges, and controls. It was declared surplus and transferred to the Smithsonian in 1979.

Transferred from the NASA - Kennedy Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices

Materials
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.
Dimensions
Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. diameter (322.58 x 391.16cm)

This Command Module was used by the Apollo astronauts and support crew for emergency egress training. The interior is non-functional, having mockups of switches, dials, gauges, and controls. It was declared surplus and transferred to the Smithsonian in 1979.

Transferred from the NASA - Kennedy Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
North American Aviation Inc.

Type
EQUIPMENT-Training Devices

Materials
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.
Dimensions
Overall: 10 ft. 7 in. tall x 12 ft. 10 in. diameter (322.58 x 391.16cm)

ID: A19790543000