Apollo 11 Lunar Surface Journal

 

Neil Armstrong's Flown Suit

Unless otherwise note, all photographs taken by
Ulrich Lotzmann, Amanda Young, and Bill Ayrey
on 10-11 April 2006
at the National Air and Space Museum's Garber Facility
.

 


 

As displayed in 2005
at the National Air and Space Museum.

Pre-flight Suit Photo

Photo by Ulrich Lotzmann.
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Pre-Flight Picture of the Suit

Pre-flight Suit Photo

NASA Photo S69-38889.
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Post-Flight Picture of the Suit

Armstrong's Flown Suit

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Intravehicular (IV) Gloves

Neil's IV Gloves

Neil's IV gloves as displayed at the Kansas Cosmosphere.
Photos in this section courtesy Jim Remar of the Cosmosphere.
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Extravehicular (EV) Gloves

Neil's Left Glove

Neil's Left Glove with sewn-on Cuff Checklist
(Click on the image for a close-up of the checklist.)

 

 


 

Comm Carrier, also known as the Snoopy Cap

Neil wearing Snoopy Cap

Neil after donning his Comm Carrier during pre-flight suit-up, 16 July 1969.
He is holding his Intravehicular (Bubble) Helmet.
Detail from NASA photo KSC-69PC-377.

 

Neil happy after the EVA

Neil, still wearing his Comm Carrier,
in the LM cabin after completion of the EVA,
20 July 1969. AS11-37-5528

 

 


 

Intravehicular (Bubble) Helmet

Front View of the Bubble Helmet

Post-flight view of Neil's Bubble Helmet
Although it is also called the Intravehicular Helmet,
it was an integral part of the pressure suit and was worn during the EVA
albeit, usually hidden from view by the LEVA.

 

 


 

LEVA (Lunar Extravehicular Visor Assembly)

Neil wearing LEVA on the Moon

Detail from 16-mm frame showing Neil's LEVA during the EVA.
His sun visor and both sunshades are up.

 

 


 

Suit Neck, Shoulders, Upper Arms

Neil during Suit-up

Neil during pre-launch suit-up.
Frame from NASA motion picture shot during suit-up.

 

 


 

Lower Arms and Wrists

Neil's right arm extended during suit-up

Neil with his right arm extended during suit-up, showing the pressure gauge.
A suit tech is fitting Neil's Intravehicular (IV) glove.
Frame from NASA motion picture shot during suit-up.

 

 


 

Torso

Pro-Flight image of Flown Suit

Detail from Pre-Flight photo (S69-38889) of Neil's Flown Suit.

 

 


 

Legs

Neil's Suit Legs on the Moon

The upper parts of Neil's legs on the Moon.
Detail from AS11-40-5895.

 

Neil's Suit Legs on the Moon

The lower parts of Neil's legs on the Moon (enhanced image).
The left toe of Neil's EVA boot is sunlit.
The EVA boots were jettisoned before liftoff
and, therefore, were not returned to Earth.
Detail from AS11-40-5896.
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Ulli, Amanda, and Bill with Neil's Suit, April 2006

 

Bill and Amanda

Bill and Amanda turn the suit.
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