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Apollo CM


American manned spacecraft module. 22 launches, 1964.05.28 (Saturn 6) to 1975.07.15 (Apollo (ASTP)).

Crew Size: 3. Habitable Volume: 6.17 m3. Structure: 1,567 kg (3,454 lb). Heat shield: 848 kg (1,869 lb). Reaction Control System: 400 kg (880 lb). Recovery Equipment: 245 kg (540 lb). Navigation Equipment: 505 kg (1,113 lb). Telemetry Equipment: 200 kg (440 lb). Electrical Equipment: 700 kg (1,540 lb). Communications Systems: 100 kg (220 lb). Crew Seats and Provisions: 550 kg (1,210 lb). Crew: 216 kg (476 lb). Miscellaneous Contingency: 200 kg (440 lb). Environmental Control System: 200 kg (440 lb). RCS Coarse No x Thrust: 12 x 410 N. RCS specific imulse: 290 sec. RCS total impulse: 257 kgf-sec. Electric System: 20.00 kWh. Battery: 1,000.00 Ah.

AKA: Command Module.
Gross mass: 5,806 kg (12,800 lb).
Unfuelled mass: 5,731 kg (12,634 lb).
Height: 3.47 m (11.38 ft).
Diameter: 3.90 m (12.70 ft).

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  • Apollo CSM American manned lunar orbiter. 22 launches, 1964.05.28 (Saturn 6) to 1975.07.15 (Apollo (ASTP)). The Apollo Command Service Module was the spacecraft developed by NASA in the 1960's as a standard spacecraft for earth and lunar orbit missions. More...

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