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    Apollo Program: Command/Service Module Supplemental Propulsion System Helium Relief Valve. An important valve manufactured by Calmec Manufacturing Corporation for North American Aviation under NASA contract number NAS9-150. It has an assembly date of April 1965, and measures 6.5" x 3.25" x 3". This valve is a component of the propellant pressurization system and provided venting of excess helium pressure (should such a situation occur) on the initial start of the system by pyrotechnic valves. The unit contains a rupture disc (diaphragm), a filter assembly (to capture any debris from the ruptured diaphragm), and the relief valve assembly to bleed excess helium pressure. Excellent condition.

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    November, 2010
    17th Wednesday
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