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Apollo 11
Apollo 11

Exerciser, Inflight, Apollo 11

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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

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Exer-Genie, Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Straps: Polyester webbing
Handle: Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 106.7 x 4.1cm (42 x 1 5/8 in.)

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

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Exer-Genie, Inc.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Straps: Polyester webbing
Handle: Aluminum
Dimensions
3-D: 106.7 x 4.1cm (42 x 1 5/8 in.)

ID: A19980021000


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