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Apollo boilerplate BP-14
« on: 11/20/2011 11:28 AM »
If you reference the Field Guide to American Spacecraft you'll notice that BP-14 is listed as "unknown".
This can now be filled in. According to a NASA reference document, a letter (JF4-50799) dated 26 March 1971 directed Rockwell to dispose of the capsule through 'regular property disposal procedures'. It was offered to the Smithsonian but was declined. Following this, the 1978 NASA document says that BP-14 was sold to Kolar Inc. at Tucson, Arizona.

Whether the boilerplate remains in Tuscon or whether it was subsequently scrapped is unknown. Perhaps someone can fill in what Kolar Inc. did with it.

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