Collection Item Summary:
This emergency medical kit was a back-up unit made to be stowed in the Lunar Module of an unspecified Apollo mission. In addition to minor first-aid supplies (bandages, eyedrops), the kit contained pills and six capsules: four pain killers (Darvon), four stimulant pills (Dexedrine), aspirin, and pills to treat diarrhea. Missing are decongestant pills, a syringe with Demoral, nose drops, and an antibiotic ointment. The kit was located in the left-hand midsection, readily accessible to both astronauts.
Transferred from NASA - Johnson Space Center in 1972.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
B. Welson & Co.
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
- Beta Cloth
3-D: 10.2 × 10.2 × 8.9cm (4 × 4 × 3 1/2 in.)
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United States of America