Lot #8126
Apollo CSM Oxygen Systems Module

Safety hardware implemented post-Apollo 13
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Estimate: $1500+

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Description

Safety hardware implemented post-Apollo 13

Control module provisioned in the Apollo Service Module to control the flow, pressure, and cryogenic stirring operation of the supplemental oxygen tank onboard Apollo 14 and subsequent missions, measuring 10.5 x 7 x 12, bearing a tag in the center reading: “Oxygen System Module, NAA/S & ID Control No. ME284-0290-0001, Contr. No. NAS9-150.” In fine condition. This system's module and additional tank (which supplied breathing oxygen and reactant to the Apollo Fuel Cells) were introduced as a result of the Apollo 13 accident as a redundant supply in the event the primary oxygen tank and/or its control system suffered in-flight failure.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space and Aviation Auction
  • Dates: April 13 - April 20