Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Worden, Apollo 15
This pressure helmet was made for and worn by astronaut Alfred Worden, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 15 mission in July, 1971.
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 the national Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1973.
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Air Lock Inc.
- Alfred Merrill Worden
- Dr. Robert L. Jones
- Hamilton Standard
- ILC Industries Inc.
- James H. O'Kane
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Bubble: Polycarbonate
- Helmet Disconnect: Anodized aluminum
- Rear Pad: Beta cloth, anodized aluminum
- 3-D: 30.5 x 26 x 27.9cm (12 x 10 1/4 x 11 in.)