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Apollo Mission Bubble Helmet Replica

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This is a replica of the Bubble Helmet used in the Apollo Missions.  More pictures to come.  Email for more information.

Approximate: 11 in. tall x 12 in. wide x 10 in. diameter (27.94 x 30.48 x 25.4cm)

Bubble: Transparent polycarbonate Neck Ring: Red anodized aluminum Comfort/vent pad: Blue anodized aluminum with padded beta-cloth pad Feed Port: Blue anodized Plastic

NOTE:  This is a static replica only.  It is NOT designed to wear.  All parts are pressure fitted only.  They are not glued in for liability purposes.  When you purchase this item you relieve and their entities of any liability for any reason.

This pressure bubble helmet was worn by astronaut Tom Mattingly, Command Module Pilot on the Apollo 16 mission to the moon in April, 1972.

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.

There were two configurations used on Apollo suits which were not interchangable, the earlier configuration was anodized blue, with the later configuration being anodized red.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1973

Type: Space Suits

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