Recorder, Digital Holter


Display Status:

This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This Holter monitor is a battery-powered, noninvasive electrocardiogram (ECG) device that accurately measured the heart rate of Space Shuttle crewmembers over an extended period of time (up to 24 or 48 hours). ECG information is stored on a Portable Computer Memory Card International Adapter (PCMCIA) card and downlinked to Earth for analysis after monitoring is complete.

Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 2012.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin

United States of America


Plastic, Kapton tape, Velcro, electronics


3-D: 10.2 x 11.4 x 5.1cm (4 x 4 1/2 x 2 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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