Collection Item Summary:
This emergency medical kit was stowed in the Lunar Module on the Apollo 11 mission when it landed on the moon in July 1969. 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:
Kit, Medical Accessories, Lunar Module, Apollo 11
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center
- Beta Cloth
- Medication (Pills/Eyedrops)
3-D: 19.1 × 14 × 3.8cm (7 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America