Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

     

This is a model of an early concept of the Lunar Module. An unknown manufacturer gave it to Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, who was the Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1958 until his death in 1965. The Lunar Module was developed for the Apollo program, which landed astronauts on the moon six times from 1969 to 1972.

Mrs. Dryden donated it to NASM in the 1970s.

Gift of Mrs. Hugh L. Dryden

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 8 in. long x 8 in. wide x 6 in. tall (20.32 x 20.32 x 15.24cm)

This is a model of an early concept of the Lunar Module. An unknown manufacturer gave it to Dr. Hugh L. Dryden, who was the Deputy Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration from 1958 until his death in 1965. The Lunar Module was developed for the Apollo program, which landed astronauts on the moon six times from 1969 to 1972.

Mrs. Dryden donated it to NASM in the 1970s.

Gift of Mrs. Hugh L. Dryden

Country of Origin
United States of America

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts

Materials
Metal
Dimensions
Overall: 8 in. long x 8 in. wide x 6 in. tall (20.32 x 20.32 x 15.24cm)

ID: A19750410000