NASA Photo ID: S63-08371           File Name: 10073473.jpg
Film Type: 4x5                     Date Taken: 06/07/63
Title: 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.                  

Subject terms:
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT                       
MERCURY MA-9 FLIGHT                     
MERCURY PROJECT                         
SURVIVAL EQUIPMENT                      

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