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NASA Apollo Command Module News Reference

Sherre Boothman writes, "I got copies of the CSM and LM News references from the office of Senator Lloyd Benson (D, Texas) in the autumn of 1972.  The CSM News Reference did not have a cover when I received it; the LM News Reference is in its original notebook."

This edition of the News Reference applies to a mission similar to Apollo 12, with the LM performing the Descent Orbit Initiation burn and the LM crew performing two 3-hours EVAs

Full Document ( 103 Mb PDF )

Document in Sections

01. Introduction, pp i-iv, 1-7 ( 2.5 Mb PDF )

02. Saturn Launch Vehicles, pp 8-14 ( 1.6 Mb PDF )

03. Mission Description, pp 15-24 ( 3.6 Mb PDF )

04. The Moon and the History of Space Flight, pp 25-32   ( 1.8 Mb PDF )

05.  Apollo Flight Tests, pp 33-38  ( 1.5 Mb PDF )

06. Command Module Overview, pp 39-52 ( 5.7 Mb PDF )

07.  Service Module Overview, pp 53-60 ( 2.3 Mb PDF )

08. LM and SLA (Spacecraft-LM Adapter) Overview, pp 61-68 ( 1.8 Mb PDF )

09. Crew Accomodations, pp 69-82 ( 4 Mb PDF )

10. Displays and Controls, pp 83-86X ( 10.7 Mb PDF )

11. Docking Subsystem, pp 87-92 ( 1.7 Mb PDF )

12. Earth Landing Subsystem, pp 93-98 ( 1.9 Mb PDF )

13. Electrical Power Subsystem, pp 99-116 ( 12.4 Mb PDF )

14. Environmental Control Subsystem, pp 117-136 ( 7 Mb PDF )

15. Launch Escape Subsystem, pp 137-146  ( 3 Mb PDF )

16. Reaction Control Subsystem, pp 147-158  ( 4 Mb PDF )

17. Service Propulsion Subsystem, pp 159-172  ( 4.8 Mb PDF )

18. Telecommunications Subsystem, pp 173-188 ( 5.5 Mb PDF )

19. Stabilization and Control, pp 189-204  ( 5.8 Mb PDF )

20. Guidance and Navigation, pp  ( 6.5 Mb PDF )

21. Spacesuits, pp 223-228 ( 1.7 Mb PDF )

22. Final Testing, pp 229-234 ( 1.9 Mb PDF )

23. Safety, pp 235-238 ( 1 Mb PDF )

24. Reliability and Training, pp 239-244 ( 1.7 Mb PDF )

25. Apollo Manufacturing, pp 245-252 ( 2.5 Mb PDF )

26. Apollo Subcontractors, pp 253-256 ( 0.7 Mb PDF )

27. CSM Contract, pp  ( 1.5 Mb PDF )

28. Biographies, pp 265-272 ( 2.2 Mb PDF )

29. Apollo Chronology, pp 273-279 ( 1.7 Mb PDF )

30. Apollo Facts, pp 280-284 ( 1.7 Mb PDF )

31. Glossary, pp 285-298 ( 3.8 Mb PDF )

32. Abbreviations, pp 299-302 ( 0.9 Mb PDF )

33. Index, pp 303-304 ( 0.4 Mb PDF )


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