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Apollo Docking Latch Gallery


Overall walk-around of an Apollo docking latch.

Picture 1 of 4.

From top to bottom, the following are marked on the docking latch:

  • Latch Indicator
  • Latched When Button Flush or Below Surface
  • To Reset - Unlatch Handle (Latch Behind Grip) & Pull Back Two Full Strokes
  • Manual Release Lever
  • Aux Rel

Time picture taken Sat Feb 21 09:34:54 2009
Location picture taken Building 7232
Redstone Arsenal
Huntsville, AL
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