Kansas Cosmosphere Site Index
Apollo Probe & Drogue System Gallery


Detail of the pressure equalization valve on the forward face of the forward tunnel hatch.

Under ordinary conditions, the valve would be operated from the aft side of the hatch, but could be operated by astronauts in the LM in an emergency situation using a special tool.

Pressure equalization valve on command module forward tunnel hatch in Apollo Probe & Drogue System at Kansas Cosmosphere.
Time picture taken Sat Dec 7 17:40:18 2013
Location picture taken Apollo Gallery
Hall of Space
Kansas Cosmosphere
Hutchinson, KS
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