Dosimeter, Passive Radiation, Personal, Armstrong, Apollo 11


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 dosimeter was flown on the Apollo 11 in July 1969. Dosimeters were designed to measure the cumulative radiation doses each astronaut received during the course of the mission.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1972.

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

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA


Overall: aluminum, plastic, glass


Approximately: 3 1/4 inches long x 2 1/4 inces wide x 3/4 inch deep. (8.26 x 5.72 x 1.91cm)

Country of Origin

United States of America



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