Pouch, Biobelt, Collins, Apollo 11
- This biobelt pouch was flown aboard Apollo 11 in July 1969. It was assigned to command module pilot Michael Collins for use during the mission.
- 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.
- Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1970.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- Atlas Underwear Corporation
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA
- Overall: Cotton, Beta cloth
- Snaps: Chrome-covered brass
- Overall: 10 3/4in. x 4 1/2in. x 1/2in. (27.3 x 11.4 x 1.3cm)
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical