Kit, Medical Accessories, Lunar Module

This emergency medical kit was a back-up unit made to be stowed in the Lunar Module of an unspecified Apollo mission. In addition to minor first-aid supplies (bandages, eyedrops), the kit contained pills and six capsules: four pain killers (Darvon), four stimulant pills (Dexedrine), aspirin, and pills to treat diarrhea. Missing are decongestant pills, a syringe with Demoral, nose drops, and an antibiotic ointment. The kit was located in the left-hand midsection, readily accessible to both astronauts.

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1972.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. Welson & Co.

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Beta Cloth
Plastic
Ink
Adhesive
Medication
Cotton
Velcro
Dimensions
Overall: 4 in. tall x 4 in. wide x 3 1/2 in. deep (10.2 x 10.2 x 8.9cm)

This emergency medical kit was a back-up unit made to be stowed in the Lunar Module of an unspecified Apollo mission. In addition to minor first-aid supplies (bandages, eyedrops), the kit contained pills and six capsules: four pain killers (Darvon), four stimulant pills (Dexedrine), aspirin, and pills to treat diarrhea. Missing are decongestant pills, a syringe with Demoral, nose drops, and an antibiotic ointment. The kit was located in the left-hand midsection, readily accessible to both astronauts.

Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1972.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. Welson & Co.

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Beta Cloth
Plastic
Ink
Adhesive
Medication
Cotton
Velcro
Dimensions
Overall: 4 in. tall x 4 in. wide x 3 1/2 in. deep (10.2 x 10.2 x 8.9cm)

ID: A19720830000