Lot 505: Saturn IVB ground control panel, 19 x 17.5, labeled at the top, "S IV B Output," with a display tube in the center to indicate deflection of the J2 rocket engine. Panel also has two sets of buttons, several small switches and "Burn," and "Coast," indicator lights. A "Property of NASA," label is affixed to the upper left portion of the panel, with a printed label underneath numbered "GPOO154A5A1." This panel would have been installed in the launch control center at Cape Kennedy and used to monitor Saturn S-VIB gimbal performance of the J-2 main engine. In very good condition, with scattered soiling and five missing gauges.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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