Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Apollo 11, Collins

This personal dosimeter was flown on the Apollo 11 in July 1969 and used by command module pilot Michael Collins. Dosimeters were designed to measure the cumulative radiation dose each astronaut received during the course of the mission.

Transferred from NASA to the National Air and Space Museum in 1972.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 3 1/8 in. long x 2 3/16 in. wide x 13/16 in. deep (7.9 x 5.6 x 2.1cm)

This personal dosimeter was flown on the Apollo 11 in July 1969 and used by command module pilot Michael Collins. Dosimeters were designed to measure the cumulative radiation dose each astronaut received during the course of the mission.

Transferred from NASA to the National Air and Space Museum in 1972.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division
Astronaut
Michael Collins

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
Overall: 3 1/8 in. long x 2 3/16 in. wide x 13/16 in. deep (7.9 x 5.6 x 2.1cm)

ID: A19980048000