Pouch, Storage, with Roll-on Urine Cuffs, Collins, Apollo 11

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Title
Urine Cuffs, Roll-On, Apollo 11, with Storage Pouch
Summary
This small bag with Velcro closure contains six latex cuffs stowed for use on the Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. The pouch was assigned to command module pilot Michael Collins, but they were never used. The cuffs were part of the urine collection systems used both on the Apollo spacecraft and while astronauts wore their spacesuits for lunar exploration. In each instance, the cuffs provided a sanitary link between the astronaut and the urine collection devices.
Transferred from NASA to the Museum in 1970.
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Inventory Number
A19700102002
Credit Line
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center.
Manufacturer
International Latex Corporation
Country of Origin
United States of America
Materials
Beta Cloth, Velcro, Latex, Ink
Dimensions
Overall: 7.6 x 8.9 x 5.1cm (3 x 3 1/2 x 2 in.)
National Air and Space Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management