Assembly, Biobelt, Aldrin, Apollo 11
This biobelt assembly was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969, and was assigned to lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin.
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
- Atlas Underwear Corporation
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical
- Overall: Cotton duck
- Snaps: Chrome-plated brass
- Overall: 11 in. long x 4 3/4 in. wide x 1/2 in. deep. (27.9 x 12.1 x 1.3cm)