K11558 Apollo Saturn luanch umbilical switch
Lot 1131
APOLLO SATURN LAUNCH UMBILICAL SWITCH. Switch and sensor assembly, manufactured by Kinetics Corp. of Solana Beach, CA,
Sold for US$ 237 inc. premium
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APOLLO SATURN LAUNCH UMBILICAL SWITCH.
Switch and sensor assembly, manufactured by Kinetics Corp. of Solana Beach, CA, approximately 11 inches long x 2 inches wide at the top. Label reading in part "Switch, Sensor, Lift-off, Umbilical ... Contract Number NAS8-5608," dated December 9, 1971. Several inspection stamps.

This switch would command release of a particular launch pad umbilical away from the Apollo Saturn rocket when lift-off motion was detected.
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