Vote for this video by social sharing!Thanks to Ben for sharing these drawings he found in his Grandfather’s files. These are drawings from the original proposal by North American Aviation for the Apollo Command Module. These were made in September 1961 before the Apollo program had decided to use Lunar Orbit Rendezvous to reduce mass requirements. As such the designs are built around landing the command module on the moon using a big lander.
Ben has shared the high resolution scans of the designs at https://apollopreliminarydrawings.com/