Lot #8078
Apollo 15-17 'Extravehicular Mobility Unit' Operations Handbook

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Estimate: $500+

Description

Staple-bound Apollo Operations Handbook Extravehicular Mobility Unit for Apollo missions 15-17, "March 1971, Volume I, System Description CSD-A-789-(1)," 123 pages, 8 x 10.5, original issue date of August 1968, stamp-dated March 10, 1971. Fifth revision which provides information essential to the operation of the extravehicular mobility unit (EMU), and describes the configuration combinations for the A7LB separable-components and the accessory contract end items. The manual is divided into three main sections—Introduction, Extravehicular Mobility Unit Subsystems and Accessories, and Extravehicular Mobility Unit Systems—and various other categories, such as: Field Optical Items, Inflight Overall Garment, Portable Life Support System, Oxygen Ventilating Circuit, Primary Oxygen Subsystem, Liquid Transport Loop, Remote Control Unit, Oxygen Purge System, and Electocardiogram Signal Conditioner. In fine condition, with a few marks and stamp to cover. From the collection of Dan Schaiewitz, who worked as Extravehicular Crew Training Engineer at KSC. View Dan's many Collect Space posts here. Engineer Dan Schaiewitz gives us a fascinating firsthand glimpse into his experiences on the cutting edge of space exploration during the Apollo missions, in this podcast.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: #511 - Ended October 19, 2017