Pouch, Biobelt, Collins, Apollo 11

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This biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to command module pilot Michael Collins for use during the mission.

Biobelts were constructed of a cotton duck base with Teflon-coated Beta-cloth pockets into which were fitted an electrocardiograph signal conditioner, an impedance pneumograph signal condtioner and a DC-DC converter. They were fitted with snap fasteners which attached to either the constant wear or liquid cooling garment, as activities indicated.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton, Beta cloth
Snaps: Chrome-covered brass
Dimensions
Overall: 10 3/4in. x 4 1/2in. x 1/2in. (27.3 x 11.4 x 1.3cm)

This biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to command module pilot Michael Collins for use during the mission.

Biobelts were constructed of a cotton duck base with Teflon-coated Beta-cloth pockets into which were fitted an electrocardiograph signal conditioner, an impedance pneumograph signal condtioner and a DC-DC converter. They were fitted with snap fasteners which attached to either the constant wear or liquid cooling garment, as activities indicated.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton, Beta cloth
Snaps: Chrome-covered brass
Dimensions
Overall: 10 3/4in. x 4 1/2in. x 1/2in. (27.3 x 11.4 x 1.3cm)

ID: A19700102059