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Apollo 11

Headset, Lightweight, Armstrong, Apollo 11

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These lightweight headphones were issued to astronaut Neil Armstrong for his Apollo 11 mission in 1969. They were designed to be used in the spacecraft during periods when the communications carrier, affectionately known as the "Snoopy Cap" was not in use, usually for reasons of comfort.

The headphones were transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979.

Transferred from NASA -Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012
Manufacturer
Pacific Plantronics, Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Communications Gear

Materials
Earphones: Plastic, foam, communications equipment
Connecting Frame: Fabric-covered steel
Dimensions
Approximate: 1 in. deep x 9 in. long x 9 in. wide (2.54 x 22.86 x 22.86cm)

These lightweight headphones were issued to astronaut Neil Armstrong for his Apollo 11 mission in 1969. They were designed to be used in the spacecraft during periods when the communications carrier, affectionately known as the "Snoopy Cap" was not in use, usually for reasons of comfort.

The headphones were transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1979.

Transferred from NASA -Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012
Manufacturer
Pacific Plantronics, Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Communications Gear

Materials
Earphones: Plastic, foam, communications equipment
Connecting Frame: Fabric-covered steel
Dimensions
Approximate: 1 in. deep x 9 in. long x 9 in. wide (2.54 x 22.86 x 22.86cm)

ID: A19791737000


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