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Mercury-Redstone Gallery


Detail of the multiple pneumatic coupling balcony on the missile's tail unit.

From left to right, the pneumatic coupling lines are

  • Injector purge
  • Alcohol bubbling line
  • Liquid oxygen replenishing control
  • Igniter alcohol
  • Liquid oxygen tank pressure
  • Liquid oxygen vent control
  • Liquid oxygen sensing
  • High pressure fill
  • Alcohol seal drain

Time picture taken Sat Sep 28 09:32:54 2002
Location picture taken Museum Grounds
Michigan Space & Science Center
Jackson, MI
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