Glove, Right, A7-L, Intravehicular, Apollo 11, Armstrong, Flown
This intravehicular glove was made for Neil Armstrong, who wore it during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. It was constructed with a bladder, dip molded from a hand cast of his hand, with an inner restraint core of nylon tricot which had been dipped in a neoprene compound. A convoluted section was incorporated into the wrist, with anodized aluminum connectors for attachment to the spacesuit. A finger-less glove restraint was attached to the bladder at the wrist and enclosed the entire hand excluding the fingers and thumb.
Transferred from NASA in 197.
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
- Glove: Neoprene/Rubber compound, nylon, stainless steel, Velcro
- Wrist: Beta cloth, rubber/neoprene compound
- Wrist Bearing: Anodized aluminium
- 3-D: 24.1 x 12.7 x 12.7cm (9 1/2 x 5 x 5 in.)
- Other (Wrist disconnect): 4 1/4in. (10.8cm)