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Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Apollo 11, Collins

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Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Apollo 11, Collins

Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Apollo 11, Collins

This personal dosimeter was flown on the Apollo 11 in July 1969 and used by command module pilot Michael Collins. Dosimeters were designed to measure the cumulative radiation dose each astronaut received during the course of the mission.

Transferred from NASA to the National Air and Space Museum in 1972.

Transferred from NASA


Manufacturer: General Dynamics, Ft. Worth Division
Astronaut: Michael Collins

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/8 in. long x 2 3/16 in. wide x 13/16 in. deep (7.9 x 5.6 x 2.1cm)

Materials:
Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass


Inventory number: A19980048000


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


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