Set of seven original vintage color glossy NASA photos, 8 x 10 and 10 x 8, showing various essential equipment for the crew of Apollo 9, with images including: four different views of the Portable Life Support System (PLSS), two of which show the mounted oxygen purge system; an image of the oxygen purge systems for LMP Rusty Schweickart and CDR Jim McDivitt; a sample and flight cartridge for the PLSS; and a close-up of the remote control unit for the PLSS. Reverse of each photo bears official purple NASA caption text and “A Kodak Paper” watermarks. In overall fine condition. 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.
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