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Assembly, Urine Hose, Apollo 11

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This urine collection and transfer hose was part of the equipment aboard the Command Module "Columbia", the Apollo 11 mission of July 1969.

Liquid waste (urine) was collected in a Urine Collection Device, used in common by the crew of an Apollo spacecraft. Roll-on cuffs provided personal sanitary protection for the astronauts using the collection device. The urine was then transferred through the Urine Transfer Tube to a tank, from which the liquid waste was vented into space.

NASA transferred this hose to the Museum in 1970.

Transferred from NASA/JSC

Materials
Tube: Plastic, rubber, polyester
Connectors: Stainless steel
Dimensions
Overall: 3 ft. long x 3/4 in. wide (91.4 x 1.9cm)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

This urine collection and transfer hose was part of the equipment aboard the Command Module "Columbia", the Apollo 11 mission of July 1969.

Liquid waste (urine) was collected in a Urine Collection Device, used in common by the crew of an Apollo spacecraft. Roll-on cuffs provided personal sanitary protection for the astronauts using the collection device. The urine was then transferred through the Urine Transfer Tube to a tank, from which the liquid waste was vented into space.

NASA transferred this hose to the Museum in 1970.

Transferred from NASA/JSC

Materials
Tube: Plastic, rubber, polyester
Connectors: Stainless steel
Dimensions
Overall: 3 ft. long x 3/4 in. wide (91.4 x 1.9cm)

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

ID: A19980053000


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