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Battery Pack, Survival Radio, Apollo

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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 Battery Company

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 17.8 x 3.8cm (7 x 1 1/2 in.)

Materials: Exterior: Steel, tape

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 battery was not flown. It was transferred from NASA to the Smithsonian in 1978.

Transferred from the NASA - Johnson Space Center

Inventory number: A19782008003

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