Apollo Lunar Module Ascent Engine

     

Apollo Lunar Module Ascent Engine

This engine lifted the ascent stage (upper section) of a Lunar Module off the surface of the Moon. The ascent stage then docked with the orbiting Command and Service Modules.

Image Number: WEB13234-2013
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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