Helmet, Pressure Bubble, Collins, Apollo 11

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Summary
This pressure helmet was made for and worn by astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in July 1966.
The Apollo pressure helmet was a transparent bubble designed to attach to the spacesuit neck ring. It was constructed of a polycarbonate shell with a red anodized aluminum neck ring, a feed port, a vent pad and duct assembly attached to the rear and a valsalva device attached to the inner ring.
Transferred to NASM from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1971.
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1969
Inventory Number
A19730042001
Credit Line
Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
Manufacturer
Air Lock Inc.
Designer
Dr. Robert L. Jones
Contractor
Hamilton Standard
Subcontractor
ILC Industries Inc.
Designer
James H. O'Kane
Astronaut
Michael Collins
Country of Origin
United States of America
Materials
Polycarbonate
Beta Cloth
Velcro
Anodized Aluminium
Adhesive
Silicone
Synthetic Rubber
Dimensions
3-D: 27.6 x 32.7 x 28.6cm (10 7/8 x 12 7/8 x 11 1/4 in.)
Other (Neck disconnect): 9 3/4in. (24.8cm)
National Air and Space Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear