Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
4 documents - page 1 of 1

Assembly, Bio-Harness, Aldrin, Apollo 11

view Assembly, Bio-Harness, Aldrin, Apollo 11 digital asset number 1
Astronaut:
Buzz Aldrin
Manufacturer:
Cicoil Corporation
Materials:
Pouch: Beta Cloth, Polyester, Resin, Ink
Electrical leads: Anodized Aluminium, Steel, Gold Plating, Plastic
Interior: Coated Electrical Wires
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 1/2 in. x 8 in. x 11/16 in. (26.7 x 20.3 x 1.7cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This Apollo Bio-Harness was worn by astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.
The Apollo Bio-Harness Assembly was worn under either the intra-vehicular (IV) or extra-vehicular (EV) pressure suit. It consisted of a cotton duck belt with teflon-coated beta cloth pockets into which the electrocardiograph signal conditioner, the impedance pneumograph signal conditioner, and a DC-DC converter were inserted. These instruments monitored the physiological functions of the astronaut. The belt was fitted with snap fastners which attached the assembly to either the constant wear garment or the liquid cooling garment.
NASA transferred this object to the Museum in 1970.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19791748000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
Additional Online Media:

Assembly, Bio-Harness, Armstrong, Apollo 11

view Assembly, Bio-Harness, Armstrong, Apollo 11 digital asset number 1
Manufacturer:
Cicoil Corporation
Astronaut:
Neil A. Armstrong, 1930 - 2012
Materials:
Pouch: Beta Cloth, Polyester, Resin, Ink
Electrical leads: Anodized Aluminium, Steel, Gold Plating, Plastic
Interior: Coated Electrical Wires
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 1/2 in. x 8 in. x 11/16 in. (26.7 x 20.3 x 1.7cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This Apollo bio-harness was worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969.
The Apollo Bio-Harness Assembly was worn under either the intra-vehicular (IV) or extra-vehicular (EV) pressure suit. It consisted of a cotton duck belt with teflon-coated beta cloth pockets into which the electrocardiograph signal conditioner, the impedance pneumograph signal conditioner, and a DC-DC converter were inserted. These instruments monitored the physiological functions of the astronaut. The belt was fitted with snap fastners which attached the assembly to either the constant wear garment or the liquid cooling garment.
NASA transferred this object to the Museum in 1970.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19791749000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
Additional Online Media:

Assembly, Bio-Harness, Scott, Apollo 9

view Assembly, Bio-Harness, Scott, Apollo 9 digital asset number 1
Manufacturer:
Cicoil Corporation
Astronaut:
David R. Scott
Materials:
Pouch: Beta cloth, polyester
Electrical leads: Anodized aluminium,stainless steel
Interior: Coated electrical wires
Dimensions:
Overall: 20.32 x 1.27 x 24.77cm (8in. x 1/2in. x 9 3/4in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This Apollo bio-harness was worn by astronaut David Scott during his Apollo 9 mission in March 1969.
The Apollo Bio-Harness Assembly was worn under either the intra-vehicular or extra-vehicular pressure suit. It consisted of a cotton duck belt with teflon-coated beta cloth pockets into which the electrocardiograph signal conditioner, the impedance pneumograph signal conditioner and a DC-DC converter were inserted. These instruments monitored the physiological functions of the astronaut. The belt was fitted with snap fastners which attached the assembly to either the constant wear garment or the liquid cooling garment.
Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1985.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850235000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
Additional Online Media:

Assembly, Bio-Harness, Schmitt, Apollo 17

view Assembly, Bio-Harness, Schmitt, Apollo 17 digital asset number 1
Manufacturer:
Cicoil Corporation
Astronaut:
Harrison H. Schmitt
Materials:
Pouch: Beta cloth, polyester
Electrical leads: Anodized aluminium,stainless steel
Interior: Coated electrical wires
Dimensions:
Other: 1/2 in. deep x 10 1/2 in. long x 8 in. wide (1.3 x 26.7 x 20.3cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Summary:
This Apollo Bio-Harness was worn by astronaut Harrison "Jack" Schmitt during his Apollo 17 mission in December, 1972, and was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1985.
The Apollo Bio-Harness Assembly was worn under either the intra-vehicular (IV) or extra-vehicular (EV) pressure suit. It consisted of a cotton duck belt with teflon-coated beta cloth pockets into which the electrocardiograph signal conditioner, the impedance pneumograph signal conditioner and a DC-DC converter were inserted. These instruments monitored the physiological functions of the astronaut. The belt was fitted with snap fastners which attached the assembly to either the constant wear garment or the liquid cooling garment.
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850243000
Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
Additional Online Media:

Modify Your Search






or


Narrow By