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Detail of the top end of a lunar surface sensing probe.

The accompanying sign reads

Lunar Surface Sensing Probes extended from three landing legs. A sensor on the tip indicated whent he lunar surface was touched. The crew then knew their exact altitude and could turn off the Descent engine.

Donor: EDO Corporation

Time picture taken Tue Jun 26 15:10:42 2007
Location picture taken Cradle of Aviation Museum
Garden City, NY
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