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Overall view of a piece of crushable aluminum honeycomb. Honeycomb such as this was used as a shock absorber in the lunar module's main landing gear.

The accompanying sign simply reads

Honeycomb aluminum shock absorber.

Donor: Grumman Aerospace Corp.

Note the APS engine section to the left and the lunar surface contact probe to the right.

Time picture taken Tue Jun 26 15:11:32 2007
Location picture taken Cradle of Aviation Museum
Garden City, NY
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