The scientific tourist #154 — Bench seats, no waiting…

OK — so they’re not really *bench* seats. Still, the Apollo astronauts got much more basic seating than do flyers in Russian craft.

Bench seats, no waiting...

No custom-moulded foam seats here, just cloth supports stretched on a metal frame. Still, it got the job done. This shot’s from the Apollo 9 command module on display at the San Diego Air and Space Museum.

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