Lot 9166: Unflown Apollo data acquisition camera remote control cable. The cable measures 47.5? long and ends with a connector labeled "6924, UR46–8–7P." The handle features a green button with an adjustable control knob for time exposure settings of 1, 6, 12, and 24 frames per second, manufactured by J. A. Maurer, Inc., and labeled, "Part No. SEB33100020–3, Serial No. 102, P/N 308-520-000, Contract NAS-9-6650, NASA MSC-USA." A Velcro swatch is affixed to the handle. In fine condition, with some toned adhesive remnants and light scratches. Intended to provide remote operation of the Maurer DAC cameras, the function of the control cable was to actuate the shutter from the left couch while sighting targets through the crewman optical alignment sight in the left rendezvous window.
RR Auction's Space and Aviation Auction 463
Thursday, 22nd October 2015
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