RCS Helium Pressure Regulator
  • NOTE: This artifact is no longer in the collection. It is shown for reference only.
  • Helium Pressure Regulator for the Space Shuttle Reaction Control System.
  • Controls helium pressure to the oxidizer tank (fuel tank version is similar).
  • Series redundant design (two pressure regulators assembled in series).
  • Rockwell part number MC284-0418-0001, serial number 0016.
  • Rated for inlet pressure of 4000 to 500 psi, regulated to 245 +/- 3 psi outlet pressure.
  • Designated for “Engineering Test Only.” (This probably means the design was revised. No history is available).
  • Original cost: $2,094.26

3.8 lbs. (1.7 kg)

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