A large Apollo Command Module beta cloth pouch for storing the docking hatch while the Command Module and Lunar Module were docked together, measuring approximately 30″ in diameter, originally installed in the Apollo 12 Command Module but removed pre-flight due to damage. Includes the rare original NASA part documents, including a component history record, parts tag, and parts removal tag. The component history record lists part information: “Part No. V36-601009-101, Serial No. 06362 AAH7026, Remarks: Fabricating on OCN XO5239, S/C 108.” An entry of November 15, 1968, notes: “Received in S/C 108 Packing Room on 918KS062011.” The next, on February 18, 1969, reads: “Kitted & Stowed per MA0708-3300-308 (DCS 3300).” On the same day, another record reads: “Destowed & I. D. & Damage Insp Performed, DR#A127727 Written.” The rest of the records discuss damage and potential repairs. In fine condition. Originally acquired from the Charles Bell Estate.
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