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Apollo 4 Gallery


Overall view of the Block I negative pitch thrusters.

One of the most visually obvious differences between the Block I and Block II Apollo Command Modules is that the Block I spacecraft had their negative pitch thrusters oriented vertically, while the Block II had their thrusters oriented horizontally.

Block I command module pitch thrusters on Apollo 4 at Stennis Space Center
Time picture taken Fri Jun 18 11:00:00 2004
Location picture taken Indoor Exhibit Area
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Stennis Space Center, MS
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