Apollo 11 Hatch

     

Apollo 11 Hatch

This is the hatch from the Apollo 11 Command Module. This single hatch could be opened outward in five seconds by pumping the handle to activate a pressurized nitrogen cylinder.

Image Number: 2009-10091
Credit: Image by Eric Long, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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