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Tissue-equivalent mannequin

1969

Science Museum

Science Museum
London, United Kingdom

In 1969 this cosmonaut mannequin was sent around the Moon in the Zond 7 spacecraft as a precursor to a manned mission. Detectors were set into its body to measure radiation levels across the human form. Its face is in the image of Yuri Gagarin.

Source: The Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
Credit: Science Museum/The Polytechnic Museum, Moscow
Object no: L2014-4385

Details

  • Title: Tissue-equivalent mannequin
  • Date Created: 1969

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