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Apollo 11
Apollo 11

Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Apollo 11

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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

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
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)

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

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass
Dimensions
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)

ID: A19980047000


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