This dosimeter was flown on the Apollo 11 in July 1969. Dosimeters were designed to measure the cumulative radiation doses each astronaut received during the course of the mission.
Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1972.
Transferred from NASA
Manufacturer: General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division
Country of Origin: United States of America
Approximately: 3 1/4 inches long x 2 1/4 inces wide x 3/4 inch deep. (8.26 x 5.72 x 1.91cm)
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass
Inventory number: A19980047000
This artifact is on display in the gallery of the National Mall building.