Apollo Drinking Device

     

Apollo Drinking Device

Beginning with Apollo 13, a canteen was added to the astronauts spacesuits that would allow the crew members to drink while they worked on the moon. Attached by a Velcro strip to the inside of the helmet neck ring of a lunar spacesuit, an astronaut could dip his head down to drink water or reconstituted juice through the small rubber straw.

Image Number: WEB13208-2013
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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