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Kit, Medical Accessories, Command Module, Apollo 11

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This medical accessory kit was stowed in the Apollo 11 Command Module in a compartment on the right side wall beside the lunar module pilot couch. The kit has three component layers fitted with medical supplies and small medical equipment. It contains motion sickness injectors, pain suppression injectors, a two ounce bottle first aid ointment, one-ounce bottles of eye drops, nasal sprays, compress bandages, adhesive bandages, an oral thermometer and spare crew biomedical harnesses. Pills in the medical kit include antibiotics, nausea, stimulant, pain killer, decongestant, diarrhea, aspirin and sleeping.

This kit was flown on the Apollo 11 mission and was transferred to the Smithsonian in 1970 along other contents of the spacecraft.

Collection Item Long Description:

Title

Kit, Medical Accessories, Command Module, Apollo 11

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.

Materials

  • Bag: Beta Cloth, Velcro, Mylar Insulation
  • Contents: Bandages, Tablets, Thermometer, Eye Drops, Etc.

Dimensions

3-D: 9 × 7 × 6cm (3 9/16 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Inventory Number

A19720647000