Command Module

  • (noun): A space module in which astronauts can live and control the spacecraft and communicate with earth.

Some articles on command module, command, module:

District 9 - Plot
... A lost command module from the ship is revealed underneath the shack, and Christopher discloses that the fluid in the canister is fuel which would allow him to reactivate the command ... and attacks Christopher, then hijacks the command module which is almost immediately shot down ... In the downed command module, Christopher's son remotely activates the mothership and an alien mechanized battle suit which saves Wikus by killing Obesandjo and ...
Apollo 16 - Mission Highlights - Launch and Outbound Trip
... a spacecraft separation mechanism and batteries in the Lunar Module (LM) were modified and tested ... to separate the docking ring from the Command Module would not create enough pressure to completely sever the ring ... fluctuations in the capacity of the Lunar Module batteries, required investigation and trouble-shooting ...
Gravity Turn - Guidance and Control - Landing
... After separation from the command module the lander performs a retrograde burn to lower its periapsis to just above the surface ... angle between the thrust vector and the line of sight to the orbiting command module ... horizon, the downrange horizon, the desired landing site, and the orbiting command module ...
Apollo 8
... The three-astronaut crew — Commander Frank Borman, Command Module Pilot James Lovell, and Lunar Module Pilot William Anders — became the first ... Originally planned as a second Lunar Module/Command Module test in an elliptical medium Earth orbit in early 1969, the mission profile was changed in August 1968 to a more ambitious Command Module-only ...
List Of Fictional Astronauts - Classic Period - Apollo
1971), novel Apollo Apollo ?? Anna Christie Alternate late 1970s? When the Command Module Pilot (CMP) of a lunar mission carrying nuclear seismic charges goes berserk, only the missions information officer, a ... a returning lunar mission are killed on re-entry because the Command Module systems have been contaminated with a plastic-eating virus ... Apollo mission who discover a child in the command module ...

Famous quotes containing the word command:

    You must neither add anything to what I command you nor take away anything from it, but keep the commandments of the LORD your God with which I am charging you.
    Bible: Hebrew, Deuteronomy 4:2.