Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Collins, Apollo 11

This pressure helmet was made for and worn by astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in July 1966.

The Apollo pressure helmet was a transparent bubble designed to attach to the spacesuit neck ring. It was constructed of a polycarbonate shell with a red anodized aluminum neck ring, a feed port, a vent pad and duct assembly attached to the rear and a valsalva device attached to the inner ring.

Transferred to NASM from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1971.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Air Lock Inc.
Designer
Dr. Robert L. Jones
Subcontractor
Hamilton Standard
Contractor
ILC Industries Inc.
Designer
James H. O'Kane
Astronaut
Michael Collins

Date
1969

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Polycarbonate
Beta Cloth
Velcro
Anodized Aluminium
Adhesive
Silicone
Synthetic Rubber
Dimensions
3-D: 27.6 x 32.7 x 28.6cm (10 7/8 x 12 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Other (Neck disconnect): 9 3/4in. (24.8cm)

This pressure helmet was made for and worn by astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in July 1966.

The Apollo pressure helmet was a transparent bubble designed to attach to the spacesuit neck ring. It was constructed of a polycarbonate shell with a red anodized aluminum neck ring, a feed port, a vent pad and duct assembly attached to the rear and a valsalva device attached to the inner ring.

Transferred to NASM from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1971.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Air Lock Inc.
Designer
Dr. Robert L. Jones
Subcontractor
Hamilton Standard
Contractor
ILC Industries Inc.
Designer
James H. O'Kane
Astronaut
Michael Collins

Date
1969

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Polycarbonate
Beta Cloth
Velcro
Anodized Aluminium
Adhesive
Silicone
Synthetic Rubber
Dimensions
3-D: 27.6 x 32.7 x 28.6cm (10 7/8 x 12 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Other (Neck disconnect): 9 3/4in. (24.8cm)

ID: A19730042001