Space Shuttle Data Entry Keyboard from a high fidelity Space Shuttle trainer.
Allows crew to input data to the Space Shuttle Primary Avionics Software System (PASS) running in the General Purpose Computers (GPCs).
Designed with an integrated guard to protect the array of pushbutton switches. Breaks in the guard allow removal of pushbutton caps for lamp replacement.
view shows switch wiring, as well as the pocket machining of the enclosure walls to reduce weight.
Manufactured by IBM Corporation, Owego, New York.
5.39 lbs. (2.44 kg)
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