March 5: The Museum in Washington, DC will open today. Due to weather, the Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA is closed.
This urine accumulator bag was part of the personal hygiene equipment issued to astronaut John Glenn on his Friendship 7 flight in February 1962, and is made of latex rubber. Though it was flown on this mission, it was never used and was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum in 1967.
Transferred from NASA