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A-1 A-2 A-3 A-4 A-5 A-6 A-7 A-7 A-8 A-8 A-9 U-1 U-2 U-3 U-4 B-1 B-2 B-3 B-4 B-5 B-6 B-8 L-2 L-3 R-1 R-2 R-3 R-4 R-5 R-6 R-8 R-11 R-13

EQUIPMENT STOWAGE

The following is drawn from the Apollo Operations Handbook, SM2A-03 Block II-(1) Section 2.12.10.

The numerous activities of the crew  and the limited space in the CM make housekeeping very necessary. All equipment must be stowed at launch and entry, and provisions are made to restrain loose equipment during the mission.  Patches of Velcro hook are conveniently located on the CM interior structure for stowage of loose equipment, which will also have patches of Velcro pile. Mechanical fasteners (snaps, straps, etc.) are also used for mission restraints.  The basic stowage provisions for items stowed in the CM crew compartment during launch provides for clearance to the crew couches in event of an emergency landing on land.  Stowage provisions for entry provides for clearance against water landing (and hence less movement of the crew couches).  Movable or loose equipment is stowed in compartments located in the equipment bays, in lockers on the aft bulkhead, or in bags on the sidewalls. The compartments have load bearing doors, internal foam blocks, or boxes to hold and position equipment.  On the aft bulkhead and upper equipment bay, rigid aluminium boxes or reinforced bags are provided for stowage.

Spacecraft Stowage Drawing

Stowage differs from spacecraft to spacecraft because of mission requirements and crew preferences.  Each spacecraft is stowed in accordance with its field installation stowage drawing; for Apollo 16 (CSM 112) this is F01-100512.  During the mission, equipment will be stowed and/or transferred to the LM in accordance with the Apollo Stowage List, Mission AS 512, CM 112/LM10, Apollo 16, published by the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston.

Launch Stowage Decals

Each stowage volume, compartment, locker, or container has a decal identifying all stowage items within for each launch. The stowage decals are aluminium foil, dyed black, with white printing, and are bonded to the compartment or locker in a conspicuous location.

Entry Stowage Decals

For J-Series Missions, stowage items within a locker or compartment that change location or are added during the mission are identified with a golden decal. This includes items that are returned from the LM, returned from the SM, or reshuffled for entry stowage. For entry stowage, some compartments and lockers have a black decal only, indicating no change whereas other compartments and lockers have a black and a golden decal indicating a change of stowage for entry. The entry stowage decals are aluminium foil, golden background, with white printing.

The table below details the Launch and Entry stowage locations for Apollo 16.  The documents used to produce the list are dated 10 April 1972.  There are likely to have been minor changes in the stowage plan after that date.

Location

Launch

Entry

A-1

  • 16mm Mags - 7 in 2 Bags
  • 70mm Mags - 2 in Bag
  • Interval Timer
  • Voice Recorder
  • Remote Control Cable with Strap
  • TV Camera and Zoom Lens
  • TV Monitor
  • TV Monitor Cable with Strap
  • TV 16 foot Cable with Strap
  • TV Ringsight
  • TV Mounting Bracket
  • 16mm Camera Sextant Adaptor
  • 70mm Camera Adaptor
  • 70mm UV Magazine
  • CM Towel (RWB) - 3 each
  • 16mm Mags - 7 in 2 Bags
  • 70mm Mags - 2 in Bag
  • Interval Timer
  • Voice Recorder
  • Remote Control Cable with Strap
  • TV Camera and Zoom Lens
  • TV Monitor
  • TV Monitor Cable with Strap
  • TV 16 foot Cable with Strap
  • TV Ringsight
  • TV Mounting Bracket
  • 16mm Camera Sextant Adaptor
  • 70mm Camera Adaptor
  • UV Camera Mounting Bracket
  • UV Filter Assembly
  • 70mm UV Magazine
  • CM Towel (RWB) - 2 each
  • DSEA
  • LM Personal Preference Kits (3)
  • Flat Kit
  • LM 16mm Camera

Top of A-1


  • Lunar Sample in Decontamination Bag

A-2

Sect I
  • Personal Preference Kits(2)
  • Flag Kit
  • Microbial Ecology Evaluation Device (MEED) Experiment in Bag
  • Tiedown Ropes - 5 in Bag
  • Headrest Pads 3
  • FCS-3 (2*)
Sect II
  • Tissue Dispenser - 8
  • Panel 603 Gauge
Sect III
  • Ev Gloves (CMP)
  • Jett Stg Bag (3)
  • Vacuum Cleaner Decontamination
    • Vacuum Bag - 2
    • Vacuum Cleaner Power Cable
  • EVA Equipment Container
    • Pressure Cont Vlv
    • PGA Adapter
    • Tether, IV Crewman
    • Wrist Tether
    • OPS PGA Attach Straps (4)
    • Water Conn Plugs
    • Meter Covers (4 in Bag)
    • Heel Rest (3 Pairs in Bag)
  • Personal Preference Kit
  • Flag Kit
  • Tiedown Rope Bags (2)
  • Heel Restraint Bag
  • FCS
  • 24 Inch Panoramic Magazine
  • Tissue Dispensers (4)

Top of A-2

  • ISA Decontamination Bag
    • Lunar Sample Return Decontamination Bag (3)
    • Reinforcement Plate
    • Penetrometer Decontamination Bag
    • Far UV Spectometer Decontamination Bag
    • Tie Down Ropes (5 in Bag)
    • Cosmic Ray Detector Bag
  • ISA Decontamination Bag

Front of A-3 to A-6


  • Core Stem in Bag

A-3

  • Fire Extinguisher (Side of A-3)
  • CO2 Absorbers (4)
  • Fire Extinguisher (Side of A-3)
  • CO2 Absorbers (4)

A-4

  • CO2 Absorbers (4)
  • CO2 Absorbers (4)

A-5

  • CO2 Absorbers (4)
  • CO2 Absorbers (4)

A-6

  • Urine Bags (3) with Overbags

  • Urine Bags (3) with Overbags
  • Retention Straps (2)
  • Vacuum Cleaner (side of A-6)
  • Rock Bags (2)
  • Dosimeter Taped to Bottom

A-7

  • Food Package
  • Fecal Collection Assy in Bag (18)
  • Fecal Collection Assy in Bag (12)
  • CB Actuator Bag

  • Fecal Collection Assembly in Bag (18)
  • OPS
  • Vacuum Cleaner Decontamination Bag
    • Vacuum Bag
    • Vacuum Cleaner Power Cable
  • EVA Equipment Container
    • Pressure Control Valve
    • EVA Waist Tether (2)
    • PGA Adapter
    • Tether IV Crewman
    • Pressure Gauge
    • OPS-PGA Attach Straps(4)
    • Purge Valve
    • Water Connector Plugs
    • Meter Covers (4 in Bag)
  • EV Gloves and Wrist Tether in Acc Bag(CMP)
  • Penetrometer in Decontamination Bag
  • Far UV Spectometer in Decontamination Bag
  • Cosmic Ray Experiment in Decontamination Bag
  • MEED Experiment in Bag
  • CB Actuator in Bag

Top of A-7


  • EVA Umbilical in Bag with Strap

Side of A-7

  • EVA Umbilical in Bag with Strap
  • EVA Umbilical in Bag with Strap

A-8

Sect I

  • Apollo Flightflash Moving Emulsion Detector (ALFMED) Experiment
  • 35mm Cassettes Filter Bag
    • Cassettes (5)
    • Filters (3 in Bag)
  • 70mm Mags LM Xfer (3 in Bag)
  • Tape Cassette Kit
  • Tape Recorder Batteries
  • EMU Maint Kit
  • In-Flight Exerciser
  • Water Gas Separator (2)
  • Snag Line in Bag with Strap
  • Plv Duct (3 in Bag)
  • PGA O2 Interconnects (3 in Bag)
  • Tone Booster (in Bag)


Sect II
  • 16mm Camera Bracket (MSB) in Bag
  • Constant Wear Garment (CWG) (10)
  • Light Weight Headsets (3)
  • ALFMED Blindfolds (3)


Sect III
  • 70 mm Mag (3 in Bag)
  • 35 mm Camera Bracket
  • Tool Kit
  • 16mm Mags (4 in Bag)
  • Urine Filter Assy (3 in Bag)
  • 70mm Mag (2 in Bag)
  • 16 mm Mag (1 in Bag)
  • WMS Backup Bag
    • WMS Water Panel Quick Disconnect
    • Water Panel Coupling Assy
    • WMS Power Cable
    • WMS Quick Disconnect Pressure Cap
  • Side of A-8 in Bag
    • Vacuum Hose Brush
    • Urine Hose with Adapter & 2 Straps
    • EVA Guards, Left, Centre, Right with Strap
    • Unipod Pole Assy

Sect I

  • ALFMED Experiment
  • 35mm Cassettes Filter Bag
    • Cassettes (5)
    • Filters (3 in Bag)
  • 70mm Mags LM Xfer (3 in Bag)
  • Tape Cassette Kit
  • Tape Recorder Batteries (11 in Bag)
  • EMU Maint Kit (2)
  • In-Flight Exerciser
  • H2/Water Gas Separator (2 in Bag)
  • Snag Line in Bag with Strap
  • Plv Duct (3 in Bag)
  • PGA Interconnects (3 in Bag)
  • Tone Booster (in Bag)
  • 16mm Mag (1 in Bag)
  • Filters (3 in Bag)

Sect II

  • 16mm Camera Bracket (MSB) in Bag
  • Constant Wear Garment (CWG) (3)
  • LM Temporary Stowage Bag (Purse)
  • Light Weight Headsets (3)
  • ALFMED Blindfolds (3)

Sect III
  • Constant Wear Garment Electrical Adapter (4 in Bag)
  • 70mm Mag (3 in Bag)
  • 35mm Camera Bracket
  • Tool Kit
  • 16mm Mags (4 in Bag)
  • 70mm Mag (2 in Bag)
  • WMS Backup Bag
    • WMS Water Panel Quick Disconnect
    • Water Panel Coupling Assy
    • WMS Power Cable
    • WMS Quick Disconnect Pressure Cap
    • Urine Filter Assy (3 in Bag)
  • Side of A-8 in Bag
    • Vacuum Hose Brush
    • Urine Hose with Adapter & 2 Straps
    • EVA Guards, Left, Centre, Right with Strap
    • Unipod Pole Assy

B-2

  • 35mm Camera with 55mm Lens & Film Cassette Plus 35mm Film Cassettes (3) in Bag
  • 35mm Camera with 55mm Lens & Film Cassette Plus 35mm Film Cassettes (3) in Bag

B-3

  • 16mm Camera & Mag
  • 18mm Lens
  • 75mm Lens
  • 10mm Lens
  • 16mm Power Cable with Strap
  • Right Angle Mirror
  • 70mm Camera and Mag
  • Spotmeter
  • 16mm Camera & Mag
  • 18mm Lens
  • 75mm Lens
  • 10mm Lens
  • 16mm Power Cable with Strap
  • Right Angle Mirror
  • 70mm Camera and Mag
  • Spotmeter

B-5

  • CO2 Absorbers (4)
  • Rock Box #1

B-6

  • CO2 Absorbers (4)
  • B-5/B-6 Closeout Curtain
    • Stowage Pouch (2)
    • Data Ret Snap (6 Short, 6 Long)
    • Data Ret Hook (2 Short, 2 Long)
    • Clamps (8)
    • Clips (8)
  • Rock Box#2
  • B-5/B-6 Closeout Curtain
    • Stowage Pouch (2)
    • Data Ret Snap (6 Short, 6 Long)
    • Data Ret Hook (2 Short, 2 Long)
    • Clamps (8)
    • Clips (8)

B-8

  • Chlorine and Buffer Ampules (32) in 2 Bags
  • Chlorine and Buffer Ampules (32) in 2 Bags

L-2

  • CCU Cont Head in Bag
  • CCU Cable Spare with Strap
  • Tool E with Strap
  • Ground Cable
  • 70mm PCM Cable with Strap
  • 16mm PCM Cable with Strap
  • Docking Probe Cable

L-3

  • Food Package
  • Contingency Feeding System
  • Food Package
  • Contingency Feeding System

R-1

  • Flight Data File
  • Biostack Experiment in Bag
  • Flight Data File
  • Biostack Experiment in Bag

R-2

  • Flight Data File
  • Data Card Kit
    • Meter Covers (2)
    • 16mm  Camera Fuse
    • Data File Clips (6)
    • Eyepatch
  • Flight Data File
  • Data Card Kit
    • Meter Covers (2)
    • 16mm  Camera Fuse
    • Data File Clips (6)
    • Eyepatch

R-3

  • Flight Data File
  • LM Xfr Data Card Kit
    • LM Data File
  • Flight Data File
  • Container R-12 with Books

R-4

  • Survival Kits #1 and #2
  • Survival Kits #1 and #2

R-5

  • Gen Use Ret Straps 4 foot (9)
  • Couch Straps (2)
  • Probe Stowage Straps (2)
  • Utility Straps 3 ft (6)
  • Gen Use Ret Straps 4 foot (5)
  • Couch Straps (2)
  • Probe Stowage Straps (2)
  • Utility Straps 3 ft (6)

R-6

  • Tape
  • OUA Sunfilters (2)
  • Penlights (5 in Bag)
  • Chlorine Syringe Bag with Knob, Casing, Needle
  • Tape
  • OUA Sunfilters (2)
  • Penlights (5 in Bag)
  • Chlorine Syringe Bag with Knob, Casing, Needle

R-8

  • Medical Kit
  • Medical Kit

R-11

  • Urine Transfer System (3)
  • Unine Receptacle Spare
  • Roll-on Cuff (RWB)
  • HC Urine Filter in Bag
  • Relief Receptable in Bag with strap
  • Urine Transfer Ststem (3)
  • Unine Receptacle Spare
  • Roll-on Cuff (RWB)
  • HC Urine Filter in Bag
  • Relief Receptable in Bag with strap

RH Girth Shelf

  • CB Actuator

R-13

  • 16mm Mag (6) with DOS in Bag
  • 16mm Mag (2) in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (4) in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (3) in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (3) in Bag

  • 16mm Mag (6) with DOS in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (4) in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (3) in Bag
  • 70mm Mag (3) in Bag

U-1

  • Liquid Cooling Garment (2)
  • Temp Stowage Bag (3)
  • Radiation Dosimeter
  • Liquid Cooling Garment (2)
  • Radiation Dosimeter

U-2

  • Camera Bracket in Bag
  • Helmet Stowage Bag (3)
  • ACC Bag (3)
  • ICG (4) with eartube (3)
  • Cabin Fan Filter in Bag
  • Aux Drug Kit
  • Binocular in Bag
  • Remote Control Cable in Bag
  • Helmet Stowage Bag (2)
  • Cabin Fan Filter in Bag
  • Aux Drug Kit
  • Binoculars in Bag

U-3

  • COAS Filter
  • COAS Bulb
  • 16mm Camera Bracket
  • LM Docking Target
  • Docking Target Adaptor
  • COAS Filter
  • COAS Bulb
  • 16mm Camera Bracket
  • LM Docking Target
  • Docking Target Adaptor

U-4

  • Tape Recorder Cassettes (4)
  • Tape Recorder Batteries (4)
  • Monocular
  • Intervalometer (70mm)
  • 250mm Lens
  • Tape Recorder Cassettes (4)
  • Tape Recorder Batteries (4)
  • Monocular
  • Intervalometer (70mm)
  • 250mm Lens

PGA Bag

  • O2 Hose Screen Caps (3)
  • UCTA Clamps(3)
  • Helmet Protective Shield
  • Electrical Connector Covers (3)
  • Water Bag Assembly
  • Urine Bags (3)
  • Fecal Bag Transfer Bag
  • O2 Hose Screen Caps (3)
  • UCTA Clamps(3)
  • Pressure Garment Assemblys (2 with Following Attached:
    • Intravehicular Gloves (2 Pairs)
    • Electrical Connector Covers (2)
    • Neckring Dust Covers (2)
  • Helmet Stowage Bags (2)
    • LEVAs (2 on Helmets)(2)
    • Extravehicular Gloves (2 Pairs in Bags)
    • Inner Helmets
  • Water Bag Assembly
  • Urine Bags (3)
  • Fecal Bag
  • Lunar Sample in Decontamination Bag
  • W/Reinforcement Plate
  • Tied Down with Entry Ropes (5)

Couches


  • Headrest Pads (1 each)

Aft Bulkhead


  • Under R/H Couch in RH
  • Sleep Restraint
  • Secured with Tiedown Rope
    • Centre Sleep Restraint
    • PGA with IV Gloves, Electrical Connector Cover and Helmet Inst.
    • Helmet in Helmet Bag

LH FEB

  • Water Gun
  • CCU Cables (3)
  • Water Gun
  • CCU Cables (3)

UEB

  • Window Shade Bag
    • Window Shades (5)
    • Dim Light Shade
    • UV Shade in Bag

  • Window Shade Bag
    • Window Shades (5)
    • Dim Light Shade
  • Panel 60 EVA Guard

Aft UEB

  • O2 Mask and Hose with Strap (3 in Bag)
  • O2 Mask and Hose with Strap (3 in Bag)
  • Sleep Restraint (1 in LH Side)

LEB

  • Radiation Survey Meter
  • Radiation Survey Meter

Above LH Window

  • COAS
  • COAS

RH Window


  • UV Shade Installed

Last update: 2017-02-17

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