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Detail of a docking latch.

Picture 1 of 2.

The text on the face of the latch reads

Latch indicator

Latched when button flush or below surface

To reset - unlatch handle (latch behind grip) & pull back two full strokes

Manual release lever [pointing to silver mechanism to right]

The small yellow tab at lower left reads "Aux Rel".

Command module docking latch on docking ring on Apollo 13 at Kansas Cosmosphere.
Time picture taken Sat Dec 7 16:48:08 2013
Location picture taken Apollo Gallery
Hall of Space
Kansas Cosmosphere
Hutchinson, KS
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