Helmet, EV, Aldrin, Apollo 11
- Buzz Aldrin
- ILC Industries Inc.
- LTV/MSD for ILC Industries, Inc.
- This Extra-vehicular visor assembly was worn by astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin on the lunar surface during his historic Apollo 11 mission in July, 1969.
- The A7-L Lunar Extravehicular Visor Assembly consists of a polycarbonate shell onto which the cover, visors, hinges, eyeshades, and latch are attached. It has two visors, one covered with a thermal control coating and the other with a gold optical coating. It also has two side sunshields which could be raised and lowered independently.
- This helmet was worn over the pressure helmet and fastened with a latch during EVA periods, and provided impact, micrometeoroid, thermal, ultraviolet and infrared light protection.
- Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1971.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
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- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Overall: Plastic, Aluminium, Beta Cloth, Velcro
- Exterior Visor: Gold Plated Polycarbonate
- Interior Visor: UV-Coated Polycarbonate
- Sunshades: Painted Steel
- 3-D: 30.5 x 36.8 x 35.6cm (12 x 14 1/2 x 14 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- National Air and Space Museum
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- Not determined
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