Pouch, Biobelt, Armstrong, Apollo 11

This biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to astronaut Neil Armstrong, mission commander.

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.

NASA transferred this object to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton duck
Snaps: Chrome-plated brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11in. x 4 3/4in. x 1/2in. (27.94 x 12.07 x 1.27cm)

This biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to astronaut Neil Armstrong, mission commander.

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.

NASA transferred this object to the Museum in 1979.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton duck
Snaps: Chrome-plated brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11in. x 4 3/4in. x 1/2in. (27.94 x 12.07 x 1.27cm)

ID: A19791805000