Lot #5114
Apollo Helmet Feedport Assembly Cover

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Estimate: $200+

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Description

Blue anodized cover made by Airlock, Inc. for the feedport assembly on the Apollo space suit helmet, measuring 1.75″ in diameter, identified as "Part Number A6L-102006-05, Serial Number 506." Sealed in plastic with an original inspection tag and later deaccession label. In fine condition. The feedport was a valve built into the Apollo helmet which would allow an astronaut to drink from the spacecraft's water dispenser while still wearing his fully pressurized suit.

Provenance: The Spaceflight America Museum and Science Center in Prince Frederick, MD.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Space & Aviation
  • Dates: April 11 - April 18