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Apollo 11 Gallery


Overall view of the area aft of the hatch. The hemisphere with the white ring is the sea recovery tether ring. The two dark circles are the positive pitch thrusters. Two EVA handles can be seen at right. The EVA handles would be used in the event of an emergency transfer from the lunar module to the command module.

Sea recovery tether ring, pitch thrusters, and EVA handles on Apollo 11 at National Air & Space Museum
Time picture taken Tue Jun 19 15:19:28 2007
Location picture taken Milestones of Flight Gallery
National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC
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