Collection and Transfer Assembly, Urine, Armstrong, Apollo 11
This urine collection and transfer device was provided to the astronauts aboard the Command Module of the Apollo 11 spacecraft.
Liquid waste was collected in the yellow rubberized portion of the device, which was worn under the astronaut's clothing. Roll-on cuffs provided personal sanitary protection in the weightless environment of space. Urine was transferred through the transfer tube to a tank, amd then was vented into space.
NASA transferred this to the Museum in 1970.
Transferred from NASA
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- Whirlpool Corporation
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management
- Overall - polymer covered textile, elastic, Velcro
- Valves - stainless steel, rubber, brass
- Overall: 24.13 cm tall x 78.74 cm wide x 1.91 cm deep (9 1/2in. x 2ft 7in. x 3/4in.)