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Redstone Tail Unit Gallery


The LOX replenishing coupling (left) on the underside of the LOX replenishing coupling balcony.

The launcher table had a fitting which connected to this coupling to top off the LOX tank.

The hole to the right of the coupling is part of the breather system: If the missile had to be stored for any length of time, it was necessary to circulate air within the tail unit to prevent the formation of condensation; a duct was inserted through this hole for this purpose.

LOX (oxidizer) replenishing coupling balcony on Redstone Tail Unit at Air Zoo
Time picture taken Sat Sep 19 12:43:20 2015
Location picture taken East Campus
Air Zoo
Portage, MI
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