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