Country of Origin: United States of America
Overall: 5ft 5in. x 2ft 6in. x 11in. (165.1 x 76.2 x 27.9cm)
Exterior: HT nylon (Replacement coverlayer)
Interior: Rubber/neoprene mix
Lining: Blue nylon
Connectors: Anodized aluminium
Zipper: Brass, cotton
Boot soles: Fluorel rubber
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