Helmet Microphone, Right, Armstrong, Gemini 8

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 microphone is one of a pair installed as part of the communications equipment in the G4-C Helmet worn by Neil Armstrong during his Gemini 8 mission in March 1966. It was installed on the interior, right side of the helmet, with a matching microphone to the left. They could be maneuvered slightly for comfort and function.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1968