Apollo Lunar ModuleModel
Tags: space, nasa
APOLLO LUNAR MODULE MODEL. Model of the Grumman Apollo Lunar Module made of injection-molded plastic, 7 inches tall with the four landing pads approximately 8 inches apart. The Ascent Stage is detachable from the Descent Stage as per the flight configuration. The complete vehicle is removable from the 10½ inch diameter base which has text reading "Lunar Module" and has NASA and Grumman logos. The Lunar Module (LM) made two earth orbital missions, one being manned, and eight manned lunar missions, of which six LMs successfully landed on the surface. ------------------------------------ GRUMMAN LUNAR MODULE MODEL. Model of the Lunar Module (LM) made from injected-molded plastic for the Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation (GAEC) of Bethpage, Long Island, NY. GAEC was the prime NASA contractor for the Lunar Module (LM). The model stands 7 inches tall with four landing pads some 8 inches apart. The upper Ascent Stage is detachable from the lower Descent Stage. The complete model is removable from a 10½ inch circular base which has NASA and Grumman logos and the wording: "LUNAR MODULE." Additionally, the base has Neil Armstrong's first words after stepping onto the Moon and the date and time he spoke them. The LM made one unmanned and one manned Earth orbital flights and carried out eight manned lunar missions of which six landed on the Moon.