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Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Display Gallery


View of the heat shield on the aft end of the Service Module.

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The heat shield contains the SPS engine propellant service connectors (the oxidizer service connection is visible at the 3:00 position), which allow fill and drain of the Service Module's main fuel and oxidizer tanks. The heat shield also covers the associated plumbing and the aft tank bulkheads.

Service Module/Service Propulsion System (SPS) engine heat shield in Apollo-Soyuz Test Project Display at National Air & Space Museum
Time picture taken Fri Jun 22 12:52:26 2007
Location picture taken Space Race Gallery
National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC
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