Kit, EMU Maintenance, Apollo 11

This kit was part of the equipment issued to the Apollo astronauts for use in the event minor repairs to the spacesuit became necessary. The kit contains cloth tape, exterior patches, bladder sealant material, extra gaskets, etc.

Kits such as this were carried aboard all spacecraft and lunar modules during the Apollo and skylab missions. This kit was flown aboard the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, and was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1972.

Transferred from NASA/JSC

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Beta Cloth
Velcro
Teflon
Paper
Stainless Steel
Synthetic Fabric
Rubber
Ink
Container - beta cloth, polyester, plastic, Velcro
Container contents - plastic, rubber
Dimensions
Overall: 1 1/2 in. tall x 1 ft. 1 in. wide x 1 ft. 2 in. deep (3.8 x 33 x 35.6cm)

This kit was part of the equipment issued to the Apollo astronauts for use in the event minor repairs to the spacesuit became necessary. The kit contains cloth tape, exterior patches, bladder sealant material, extra gaskets, etc.

Kits such as this were carried aboard all spacecraft and lunar modules during the Apollo and skylab missions. This kit was flown aboard the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969, and was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1972.

Transferred from NASA/JSC

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Beta Cloth
Velcro
Teflon
Paper
Stainless Steel
Synthetic Fabric
Rubber
Ink
Container - beta cloth, polyester, plastic, Velcro
Container contents - plastic, rubber
Dimensions
Overall: 1 1/2 in. tall x 1 ft. 1 in. wide x 1 ft. 2 in. deep (3.8 x 33 x 35.6cm)

ID: A19980014000