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Exerciser, Inflight, Apollo 11

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Exerciser, Inflight, Apollo 11

Exerciser, Inflight, Apollo 11

This inflight exerciser was designed to stretch and exercise the muscles of the Apollo 11 astronauts during their mission in July 1969.

Muscle retention and tone is lost quickly in gravity-free space if the muscles are not exercised on a regular basis.

Transferred to NASM from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1973


Transferred from NASA


Manufacturer: Exer-Genie, Inc.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions:
3-D: 106.7 x 4.1cm (42 x 1 5/8 in.)

Materials:
Straps: Polyester webbing Handle: Aluminum


Inventory number: A19980021000


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


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