Returning to Orbiting CSM

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Title

Returning to Orbiting CSM

Alternative Title

Returning to Orbiting CSM

Subject

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (U.S.)
NASA
Apollo Project (U.S.)
Project Apollo (U.S.)

Description

A drawing showing the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM), later called the Lunar Module (LM), returning from the lunar surface to rejoin the Command/Service Module (CSM). The LEM was the landing portion of the Apollo spacecraft. The CSM was a separate spacecraft used to ferry the LEM into lunar orbit. The LEM was used for six successful lunar landings between 1969 and 1972.

Source

Original color drawing: Space Walk of Fame Collection.

Date Created

ca. 1963

Contributor

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color drawing.

Is Part Of

Florida Space Coast History Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

253 KB

Medium

1 color drawing

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

John F. Kennedy Space Center, Merritt Island, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Florida Space Coast History Project and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Michlowitz, Robert
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Kelly, Thomas J. Moon Lander: How We Developed the Apollo Lunar Module. Washington [D.C.]: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001.

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Original Format

1 color drawing

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  1. FSCH00227.jpg