Assembly, Biobelt, Apollo 11

This biobelt assembly was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969, though it is not known to which astronaut it was assigned.

Biobelts consisted of a pouch constructed of a canvas 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.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton duck
Snaps: Chrome-plated brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. long x 4 3/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. deep. (27.9 x 12.1 x 1.3cm)

This biobelt assembly was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969, though it is not known to which astronaut it was assigned.

Biobelts consisted of a pouch constructed of a canvas 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.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1975.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Atlas Underwear Corporation

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: Cotton duck
Snaps: Chrome-plated brass
Dimensions
Overall: 11 in. long x 4 3/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. deep. (27.9 x 12.1 x 1.3cm)

ID: A19980043000