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Battery Pack, Survival Radio, Apollo 15

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This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition station at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: Mallory Co.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 17.8 x 4.1cm (7 x 1 5/8 in.)

Materials: Steel

The Apollo survival rucksack was equipped with a specially designed survival radio to assist the recovery team in locating the astronauts. Several replacement batteries were included.

This black, cylindrical battery was flown on the Apollo 15 mission in July/August, 1971. It was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1978.

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center.

Inventory number: A19781452012

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