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Exerciser, Inflight, Apollo 11

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Mall building.

Summary

Manufacturer: Exer-Genie, Inc.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: 3-D: 106.7 x 4.1cm (42 x 1 5/8 in.)

Materials: Straps: Polyester webbing Handle: Aluminum

This inflight exerciser was designed to stretch and exercise the muscles of the Apollo 11 astronauts during their mission in July 1969.

Muscle retention and tone is lost quickly in gravity-free space if the muscles are not exercised on a regular basis.

Transferred to NASM from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1973

Transferred from NASA

Inventory number: A19980021000

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