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Kit, Medical Accessories, Command Module, Apollo 11

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Kit, Medical Accessories, Command Module, Apollo 11

Kit, Medical Accessories, Command Module, Apollo 11

This medical accessory kit was stowed in the Apollo 11 Command Module in a compartment on the right side wall beside the lunar module pilot couch. The kit has three component layers fitted with medical supplies and small medical equipment. It contains motion sickness injectors, pain suppression injectors, a two ounce bottle first aid ointment, one-ounce bottles of eye drops, nasal sprays, compress bandages, adhesive bandages, an oral thermometer and spare crew biomedical harnesses. Pills in the medical kit include antibiotics, nausea, stimulant, pain killer, decongestant, diarrhea, aspirin and sleeping.

This kit was flown on the Apollo 11 mission and was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1970 along other contents of the spacecraft.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.

Manufacturer: B. Welson & Co.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Overall: 9 in. tall x 7 in. wide x 6 in. deep (22.9 x 17.8 x 15.2cm)

Bag: Beta Cloth, Velcro, Mylar Insulation Contents: Bandages, Tablets, Thermometer, Eye Drops, Etc.

Inventory number: A19720647000

This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.

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