Collection and Transfer Assembly, Urine, 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.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Whirlpool Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Materials
Overall - polymer covered textile, elastic, Velcro
Valves - stainless steel, rubber, brass
Dimensions
Overall: 24.13 cm tall x 78.74 cm wide x 1.91 cm deep (9 1/2in. x 2ft 7in. x 3/4in.)

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.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Whirlpool Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Materials
Overall - polymer covered textile, elastic, Velcro
Valves - stainless steel, rubber, brass
Dimensions
Overall: 24.13 cm tall x 78.74 cm wide x 1.91 cm deep (9 1/2in. x 2ft 7in. x 3/4in.)

ID: A19980041000