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Lunar Module 2 (LM-2) Gallery


There are a number of these vent hoods on the lunar module's ascent stage. I'm not certain what all the vents are for, but presumably these hoods are used to prevent any random propulsive forces, instead directing them in the desired direction.

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Time picture taken Fri Jun 22 10:32:26 2007
Location picture taken Lunar Exploration Vehicles Gallery
National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC
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