Incorporating the historic Apollo Lunar Module Spacecraft News Reference, this unique document provides extraordinary detail about America's Apollo Lunar Module (LM), the spacecraft that carried Armstrong and Aldrin to the moon's surface on Apollo 11. Major components and systems on the incredibly successful LM is covered in detail. It provides one of the best technical, nuts-and-bolts descriptions of the LM available. From the abort guidance system to the lunar surface sensing probes, every part of the Lunar Module is described. It is a genuine treasure-trove of facts and historical information about man's greatest engineering achievement. If you are fascinated by the Apollo era, you'll want this spectacular report!
Contents include: Crew Personal Equipment, Environmental Control, Controls and Displays, Guidance Navigation and Control, Main Propulsion, Reaction Control, Electrical Power, Communications, Instrumentation, Lighting, Portable Life Support System; Ascent Stage, Crew Compartment, Forward Hatch, Windows, Equipment Stowage, Midsection, Overhead Hatch, Docking Tunnel, Aft Equipment Bay, Thermal And Micrometeoroid Shield, Descent Stage, Thermal And Micrometeoroid Shield, Landing Gear, Primary Strut, Lunar Surface Sensing Probe, Secondary Struts, Uplock Assembly, Deployment And Downlock Mechanism, Ladder, Platform, Interfaces, Explosive Devices, Landing Gear Deployment, Reaction Control Subsystem Propellant Tank Pressurization, Descent Propellant Tank Pressurization, Descent Propellant Tank Venting, Ascent Propellant Tank Pressurization, Stage Separation, Crew Personal Equipment, Extravehicular Mobility Unit, Liquid Cooling Garment, Pressure Garment Assembly, Communications Carrier, Integrated Thermal Micrometeoroid Garment, Portable Life Support System, PLSS Remote Control Unit, Oxygen Purge System, Umbilical Assembly, Crew Life Support, Crew Water System, Food Preparation And Consumption, Fecal Device, Personal Hygiene Items, Medical Equipment, Crew Support And Restraint Equipment, Docking Aids And Tunnel Hardware, Crew Miscellaneous Equipment, Modularized Equipment Stowage Assembly, Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Payload (Easep), Passive Seismometer, Solar Wind Experiment, Laser Ranging Retro-Reflector, Environmental Control Quick Reference Data, Functional Description, Atmosphere Revitalization Section, Cabin Air Recirculation Assembly, Oxygen Supply And Cabin Pressure Control Section, Water Management Section, Heat Transport Section, Primary Coolant Loop Cold Plates And Rails, Primary Guidance And Navigation Section, Abort Guidance Section, Control Electronics Section, Landing Radar, Rendezvous Radar And Transponder, Navigation And The Lunar Module, Guidance and the Lunar Module, Flight Control And The Lunar Module, Guidance, Navigation, And Control Subsystem, Primary Guidance And Navigation Section, Abort Guidance Section, Control Electronics Section, Landing Radar, Rendezvous Radar, Functional Description, Primary Guidance And Navigation Section, Inertial Subsection, Optical Subsection, Computer Subsection, Abort Guidance Section, Control Electronics Section, Landing Radar, Rendezvous Radar, Ascent Propulsion Section, Descent Propulsion Section, Descent Engine Operation And Control, Descent Propulsion Section Functional Description, Pressurization Section, Propellant Feed Section, Engine Assembly, Descent Propulsion Section. Equipment, Supercritical Helium Tank, Fuel/Helium Heat Exchanger, Propellant Storage Tanks, Propellant Quantity Gaging System, Propellant Shutoff Valve Assemblies, Throttle Valve Actuator, Flow Control Valves, Variable-Area Injector, Combustion Chamber And Nozzle Extension, Gimbal Ring And Gimbal Drive Actuators, Ascent Engine Operation And Control, Ascent Propulsion Section Functional Description, Pressurization Section, Propellant Feed Section, and much more.