Aviation Photo #1709145 Grumman Lunar Excursion Module (simulator) - NASA

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The Cradle of Aviation Museum. This is the front of the single Lunar Excursion Module (LEM) simulator built. All Apollo astronauts trained on it between 1968 and 1972. Each crew member had a set of flight controls, as well as a triangular window (note the lack of seats!). The hatch at the bottom is where they would get out of the LEM for the lunar walks. The small window at the top left is to help them dock with the Command Module. [Canon EOS 40D, EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM lens, Speedlite 580EX II flash]
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    Tony Printezis
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    Grumman Lunar Excursion Module (simulator)
    Grumman Lunar Excursion Module
    Grumman Lunar Excursion Module
    Garden City - Mitchel AFB (Mitchel Field)
    New York
    USA
    May 8, 2010
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Photo Added: May 23, 2010

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Anonymous
7 years ago
Wow, that's history..! Great!
Anonymous
5 years ago
Looks like a shot from scenes of 2001 Space Odyssey.

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