Sextant, Eyepiece

Sextant, Eyepiece

     

This is probably an unflown fragment of the optical system used on the Apollo Command Module to assist the astronauts in navigation from Earth to the Moon and back. However, this has not been verified. No other information is known.

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Kollsman Instrument Company

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Aluminum
Paint
Glass
Rubber
Steel
Stainless Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 27.3 x 13.7 x 10.2cm (10 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 4 in.)

This is probably an unflown fragment of the optical system used on the Apollo Command Module to assist the astronauts in navigation from Earth to the Moon and back. However, this has not been verified. No other information is known.

Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Kollsman Instrument Company

Type
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Guidance & Control

Materials
Anodized Aluminum
Aluminum
Paint
Glass
Rubber
Steel
Stainless Steel
Dimensions
3-D: 27.3 x 13.7 x 10.2cm (10 3/4 x 5 3/8 x 4 in.)

ID: A20020515000