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Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Collins, Apollo 11

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Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Collins, Apollo 11

Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Collins, Apollo 11

This pressure helmet was made for and worn by astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in July 1966.

The Apollo pressure helmet was a transparent bubble designed to attach to the spacesuit neck ring. It was constructed of a polycarbonate shell with a red anodized aluminum neck ring, a feed port, a vent pad and duct assembly attached to the rear and a valsalva device attached to the inner ring.

Transferred to NASM from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1971.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center


Contractor: ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut: Michael Collins
Subcontractor: Hamilton Standard
Designer: James H. O'Kane
Designer: Dr. Robert L. Jones
Manufacturer: Air Lock Inc.

Date: 1969

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions:
3-D: 27.6 x 32.7 x 28.6cm (10 7/8 x 12 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Other (Neck disconnect): 9 3/4in. (24.8cm)

Materials:
Polycarbonate Beta Cloth Velcro Anodized Aluminium Adhesive Silicone Synthetic Rubber


Inventory number: A19730042001


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