Container, Oxygen Mask, Apollo 11

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Display Status:

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 pouch contained the oxygen masks and hoses available to the Apollo 11 astronauts in the event of an emergency. In order to avoid having lose items floating around the spacecraft, the masks and hoses could be coiled and stored in this beta cloth bag.

NASA transferred this bag to the Musuem with other Apollo 11 equipment in 1970.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

Beta Cloth, Synthetic Fabric, Brass, Nickel Plating, Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Ink

Dimensions

3-D: 64.8 x 38.1 x 5.1cm (25 1/2 x 15 x 2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Life Support

Inventory Number

A19791609000