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
3-D: 106.7 x 4.1cm (42 x 1 5/8 in.)
Straps: Polyester webbing Handle: Aluminum
Inventory number: A19980021000
This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.