Bag, Decontamination, Film Magazine, 70 mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo 11

Bag, Decontamination, Film Magazine, 70 mm, Lunar Surface, Apollo 11

     

This storage bag from Apollo 11 contained film magazines used on the Moon until they were processed at the Johnson Space Center after the mission. Fine lunar dust often coated equipment used on the Moon. After the first lunar landing missions, astronauts and the objects they brought back from the lunar surface were quarantined for weeks after landing on Earth to prevent the spread of possible "Moon germs."

This bag was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Beta cloth, velcro, brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. long x 4 in. tall x 4 in. deep (27.94 x 10.16 x 10.16cm)

This storage bag from Apollo 11 contained film magazines used on the Moon until they were processed at the Johnson Space Center after the mission. Fine lunar dust often coated equipment used on the Moon. After the first lunar landing missions, astronauts and the objects they brought back from the lunar surface were quarantined for weeks after landing on Earth to prevent the spread of possible "Moon germs."

This bag was transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

Location
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Chantilly, VA
Hangar
James S. McDonnell Space Hangar

Type
EQUIPMENT-Photographic

Materials
Beta cloth, velcro, brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. long x 4 in. tall x 4 in. deep (27.94 x 10.16 x 10.16cm)

ID: A19791674000