Pressure Suit, G4-C, McDivitt, Gemini 4, Flown

Pressure Suit, G4-C, McDivitt, Gemini 4, Flown

     

This spacesuit was worn by James McDivitt, Commander of the Gemini 4 mission in June 1965. Gemini 4 was the first American mission in which an astronaut "walked in space."

The suit consisted of five major assemblies, the main torso, helmet, boots, gloves and neck seal, with a constant wear garment worn underneath. The suit permitted freedom of movement, and was equipped with communication and bio-medical transmission equipment.

Transferred from NASA in 1973.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
David Clark Company, Inc.
Astronaut
James A. McDivitt

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Exterior: HT nylon (Replacement coverlayer)
Interior: Rubber/neoprene mix
Lining: Blue nylon
Connectors: Anodized aluminium
Zipper: Brass, cotton
Boot soles: Fluorel rubber
Z-Bar: Fiberglass
Dimensions
Overall: 5ft 5in. x 2ft 6in. x 11in. (165.1 x 76.2 x 27.9cm)

This spacesuit was worn by James McDivitt, Commander of the Gemini 4 mission in June 1965. Gemini 4 was the first American mission in which an astronaut "walked in space."

The suit consisted of five major assemblies, the main torso, helmet, boots, gloves and neck seal, with a constant wear garment worn underneath. The suit permitted freedom of movement, and was equipped with communication and bio-medical transmission equipment.

Transferred from NASA in 1973.

Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
David Clark Company, Inc.
Astronaut
James A. McDivitt

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Exterior: HT nylon (Replacement coverlayer)
Interior: Rubber/neoprene mix
Lining: Blue nylon
Connectors: Anodized aluminium
Zipper: Brass, cotton
Boot soles: Fluorel rubber
Z-Bar: Fiberglass
Dimensions
Overall: 5ft 5in. x 2ft 6in. x 11in. (165.1 x 76.2 x 27.9cm)

ID: A19670167000