Fasteners, Threaded, Accessories, Shuttle Cycle Ergometer


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

These fasteners are accessories for the cycle ergometer flown on space shuttle missions for the astronauts' daily exercise. The crews had to assemble and disassemble the equipment as needed, so it was packed as a kit with all necessary parts and instructions. NASA transferred a complete cycle ergometer kit to the Museum when the space shuttle program ended.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Country of Origin

United States of America


Stainless steel, Velcro


Approximate: 6.4 × 2.5cm (2 1/2 × 1 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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