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Mercury Manned Mission Overview
Component of astronauts survival equipment backpack - medical injectors

The automatic medical injectors were carried on the Mercury-Atlas 9 flight. The injectors provide the astronaut with injection tubes of Tigan, for preventing motion sickness and Demerol, for relieving pain. The tubes encased in the block are stowed in the astronauts survival kit. The single injection tubes are placed in a pocket of the astronauts space suit.

Catalog Date: 06 July 1963
Film Type: 4x5
NASA image: S63-08371

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