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Headset, Lightweight, Armstrong, Apollo 11

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Headset, Lightweight, Armstrong, Apollo 11

Headset, Lightweight, Armstrong, Apollo 11

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


Astronaut: Neil Armstrong
Manufacturer: Pacific Plantronics, Inc.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions:
Approximate: 1 in. deep x 9 in. long x 9 in. wide (2.54 x 22.86 x 22.86cm)

Materials:
Earphones: Plastic, foam, communications equipment Connecting Frame: Fabric-covered steel


Inventory number: A19791737000


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