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The flight of Apollo 9 (3 Mar - 13 Mar 1969) was the third manned mission for the United States Apollo Space Program. The Apollo 9 crew, consisting of Commander James McDivitt, Command Module Pilot David Scott, and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, tested aspects critical to landing on the Moon, with an emphasis on testing the Lunar Module (LM).

Identifier

NASM.2013.0041

Date

bulk 1969

Provenance

NASA Johnson Space Center, Gift, Unknown, 2010?

Extent

0.05 Cubic feet ((1 tape))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Audiotapes

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of one 5.5 inch reel-to-reel tape recording some of the activities and voice communications of James McDivitt and Russell L. Schweickart during the test flight of the Apollo 9 Lunar Module Pilot in Earth Orbit. There is also a CD-R copy made by NASM staff.

Genre/Form

Audiotapes

Rights

Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Topics Manned space flight
Astronautics
Apollo Project
Lunar excursion module

Citation

Apollo 9 Audio Tape, Accession 2013-0041, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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