Lot 9155: Apollo Command Module (Block II) Control and Stabilization System Electronic Display Assembly (EDA) manufactured by Honeywell, 22 x 6 x 6, with an affixed parts label reading, "Electronic Display Assembly, NAA/S & ID Control No. ME901-0710-0502, Mfr Serial No. 10028AAD1023, Mfr Part No. BG285G6, Contract No. M5J7XAZ-470005A, Mfr Date 10 Aug. 1969." The unit has a thick gray metal housing with six connectors on the top covered with "Glenair, Inc." caps. A temporary parts removal tag is also affixed on top with a note reading, "A3 Module, P/N 985777-11, S/N 1012 removed for failure analysis, do not apply power! 11-21-72." Scattered marks, dings, and soiling, otherwise fine condition. As part of the Apollo Command Module Stabilization and Control System, this flight-ready electronics assembly provided the interface between signal sources to be displayed (derived from the inertial navigation system) and the main display console crew reference displays to include the Flight Direction Attitude Indicators and Gimbal Position Indicators. A fantastic piece of Command Module hardware manufactured less than a month after the historic Apollo 11 mission. Oversized.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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