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kosmo
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posted 11-09-2012 06:51 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for kosmo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Who actually made the Launch Escape Subsystem for Apollo CM?

SpaceAholic
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posted 11-09-2012 07:11 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for SpaceAholic   Click Here to Email SpaceAholic     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
North American with support from Lockheed and Thiokol Corp

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posted 11-10-2012 07:40 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for kosmo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Was it North American Aviation or Rockwell at the time?

Jay Chladek
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posted 11-11-2012 11:35 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Jay Chladek   Click Here to Email Jay Chladek     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
According to one source I read, North American merged with Rockwell Standard in March, 1967 to become North American Rockwell. The change to the Rockwell name apparently didn't occur until 1973.

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