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Launch Control Room Panel

This is an original NASA Kennedy Space Center Apollo Launch Control Room Panel Readout Light. It was designed to monitor the 1st stage Propulsion for the Rocketdyne F-1 Rocket Engine Propellant System Fuel and Oxidizer aboard the Saturn Moon Rocket. It also monitored F-1 Engine Hydraulic Supply Pressure plus Rocket Propellant Turbopump Temperature and Speed.

This artifact indicates the following Saturn Space Carrier Vehicle Rocket Engine Parameters:

DSU VOTING LOGIC CUT OFF
LOX (LIQUID OXYGEN) BOTTOM PRESSURE MINIMUM C/O (CUTOFF) ANN
LOX (LIQUID OXYGEN) BOTTOM PRESSURE MAXIMUM C/O (CUTOFF) ANN
LOX (LIQUID OXYGEN) BOTTOM PRESSURE DIFFERENTIAL C/O (CUTOFF) ANN
RSB SAFE PRESSURE MAX C/O ANN
LOX PROPELLANT DEPLETION C/O ANN
RP1 PROPELLANT DEPLETION C/O ANN
HYDR (HYDRAULIC) SUPPLY PRESSURE MIN C/O ANN
HYDR (HYDRAULIC) SUPPLY PRESSUREMAX C/O ANN
DSU (HSLM) VOTING LOGIC CUTOFF
MTU (MAIN TURBINE UNIT) TURBINE TEMPERATURE D. START C/O ANN
MTU (MAIN TURBINE UNIT) TURBINE TEMPERATURE D. S.S. C/O ANN
MTU (MAIN TURBINE UNIT) SHAFT SPEED MIN C/O ANN
MTU (MAIN TURBINE UNIT) SHAFT SPEED MAX C/O ANN
LO2 (LIQUID OXYGEN) PUMP SHAFT AX DISP (AXIAL DISPLACEMENT) MIN C/O ANN
LO2 (LIQUID OXYGEN) PUMP SHAFT AX DISP MAX C/O ANN


Some of the abbreviations are expanded to make the description more understandable.

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It was part of a critical control panel in the KSC Launch Control Room during the Apollo Moon Shot Program and was removed in the 1970's at the end of the program.

This unit was removed by a NASA Engineer who worked at KSC during the Apollo era.

The label reads:
ROTO-TELLITE
PART NUMBER: 201-N-O
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: February, 1965


It measures about 3.5 inches wide by 5.25 inches high by 2.1 inches deep and has 40 separate miniature incandescent light bulbs that could be removable for regular maintenance.



Front view:
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Side view:
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Back view:
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