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Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

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.

Collection Item Long Description:

Title

Model, Manned Spacecraft, Lunar Module

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh L. Dryden

Materials

Metal

Dimensions

3-D: 20.3 × 20.3 × 17cm (8 × 8 × 6 11/16 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

MODELS-Manned Spacecraft & Parts

Inventory Number

A19750410000