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MichaelD
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posted 11-01-2009 11:06 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for MichaelD   Click Here to Email MichaelD     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Just reading other posts, there seems to be a few flight ready Apollo command modules now on display, including:
  • Skylab rescue command module at Kennedy Space Center;
  • the one on the full stack at Johnson Space Center.
Are there others that just never quite made it to space?

mikej
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posted 11-01-2009 11:40 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for mikej   Click Here to Email mikej     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
There's also an unused CSM at the National Air and Space Museum.

I don't know how "flight-ready" the CSM at NASM or JSC are. As I recall, the JSC spacecraft (115A) was in the final stages of assembly when funding was cut. The NASM one is listed as having been used in acoustic tests, so I don't know if it was ever "flight-ready".

Whenever I wonder about the current location of 60s Space Race hardware, I always go to the Field Guide to American Spacecraft. Not only do I find it an invaluable reference, it's also a handy vacation planner.

mercsim
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posted 11-02-2009 04:29 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for mercsim   Click Here to Email mercsim     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
The field Guide is THE vacation planner!

AFGAS
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posted 11-02-2009 07:39 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for AFGAS   Click Here to Email AFGAS     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Thanks!

Jim

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