Pouch, Biobelt, Armstrong, Apollo 11

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 biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to astronaut Neil Armstrong, mission commander.

Biobelts were constructed of a cotton duck base with Teflon-coated Beta-cloth pockets into which were fitted an electrocardiograph signal conditioner, an impedance pneumograph signal condtioner and a DC-DC converter. They were fitted with snap fasteners which attached to either the constant wear or liquid cooling garment, as activities indicated.

NASA transferred this object to the Museum in 1979.