Apollo 11 Hatch

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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.

Photographer:

Eric Long

ID #:

2009-10091

Source:

Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum

Copyright/Owner:

Smithsonian Institution

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