Friday, February 12, 2010

Tom Hanks Apollo 13 NASA helmet and backpack props...

Tom Hanks stars in the 1995 movie Apollo 13, directed by Ron Howard. This is the NASA Astronaut EVA (Extra-Vehicular Activity) helmet and backpack worn by the actor in the movie about the real-life aborted moon landing in 1971.

NASA Astronaut EVA helmet and backpack
worn by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13
Apollo 13 EVA helmet and backpack movie propsOriginal Apollo 13 NASA movie props

Apollo 13 movie poster
Apollo 13 film poster
In the film Tom Hanks plays Astronaut 'Jim Lovell', commander of the infamous Apollo 13 lunar mission. Following an accident aboard the spacecraft, the crew and Mission Control team have to work together to get the NASA Astronauts safely back to Earth.

NASA helmet worn by Tom Hanks as 'Jim Lovell' in Apollo 13
Tom Hanks Apollo 13 NASA EVA helmet
Apollo 13 movie astronaut helmet
These original movie props were photographed at the Universal Experience exhibit at Universal Studios Hollywood on February 11, 2010.

Original NASA EVA backpack used by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13
NASA EVA backpack Apollo 13 movie
Be sure to also check out Tom Hanks NASA Flight Suit worn in the movie and Apollo 13 Command Module props here at Hollywood Movie Costumes and Props.

Apollo 13 film poster
Apollo 13 movie poster

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