Apollo Chlorine Ampule Casing

Apollo Chlorine Ampule Casing
This casing for the chlorine ampules carried aboard Apollo 11 contained a syringe to periodically inject chlorine into the water system to prevent the growth of bacteria in the spacecraft water supply. After a short time, buffer solution was added to the water to neutralize the chlorine.
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