Prism, Optical

Prism, Optical

     

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.

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
Stainless Steel
Glass
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions
8 3/4" x 4 5/8" x 3 3/8"

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.

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
Stainless Steel
Glass
Aluminum
Paint
Dimensions
8 3/4" x 4 5/8" x 3 3/8"

ID: A20020515001