This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
This urine collection and transfer device was part of the equipment aboard the Command Module of the Apollo 7 mission in October 1968.
Liquid waste (urine) was collected in a Urine Collection and Transfer Device, worn by the astronauts, with roll-on cuffs providing personal sanitary protection. The urine was then transferred through the Urine Transfer Tube to a tank, from which the liquid waste was vented into space.
Transferred from NASA in 1979.
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Restrictions & Rights
- Bladder: Rubberized fabric
- Belt: Elastic (cotton, rubber)
- Valve: Aluminium
- Hose: Rubber, brass