Boot, Left, Mercury, Glenn, Friendship 7

Boot, Left, Mercury, Glenn, Friendship 7

     

These boots were worn by John Glenn during his historic orbital flight in February 1962. The boots were lightweight, flexible, nylon-fabric boots with tennis-shoe-type soles and were worn over the inner gas retention layer of the the spacesuit.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1967.

Transferred from NASA Headquarters

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. F. Goodrich Co.
Astronaut
John H. Glenn, Jr.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear

Materials
Exterior upper: Aluminized nylon
Exterior Sole: Rubber
Lining: Nylon
Webbing: Nylon
Buckles: Steel
Zipper: Brass, cotton webbing
Dimensions
Clothing: 30.5 x 10.2 x 22.9cm (12 x 4 x 9 in.)
Clothing Size: 9D

These boots were worn by John Glenn during his historic orbital flight in February 1962. The boots were lightweight, flexible, nylon-fabric boots with tennis-shoe-type soles and were worn over the inner gas retention layer of the the spacesuit.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1967.

Transferred from NASA Headquarters

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. F. Goodrich Co.
Astronaut
John H. Glenn, Jr.

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Space Race

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear

Materials
Exterior upper: Aluminized nylon
Exterior Sole: Rubber
Lining: Nylon
Webbing: Nylon
Buckles: Steel
Zipper: Brass, cotton webbing
Dimensions
Clothing: 30.5 x 10.2 x 22.9cm (12 x 4 x 9 in.)
Clothing Size: 9D

ID: A19670178004