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
B. Welson & Co.
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