Helmet, HEPA

Helmet, HEPA

     

This is the helmet for a Hazardous Environment Protective Assembly (HEPA) suit. Spacesuit manufacturer David Clark Company, Inc. made these suits for technicians to wear while assisting astronauts in hypobaric chambers who were testing spacesuits. These suits resemble the Gemini spacesuits that David Clark also manufactured.

NASA transferred this suit to the Museum in 1972.

Transferred from NASA Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
David Clark Company, Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Aluminum, Polycarbonate, Plastic, Steel, velcro, paint, rubber (silicone), plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 29.2 x 25.4 x 33cm (11 1/2 x 10 x 13 in.)

This is the helmet for a Hazardous Environment Protective Assembly (HEPA) suit. Spacesuit manufacturer David Clark Company, Inc. made these suits for technicians to wear while assisting astronauts in hypobaric chambers who were testing spacesuits. These suits resemble the Gemini spacesuits that David Clark also manufactured.

NASA transferred this suit to the Museum in 1972.

Transferred from NASA Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
David Clark Company, Inc.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Materials
Aluminum, Polycarbonate, Plastic, Steel, velcro, paint, rubber (silicone), plastic
Dimensions
3-D: 29.2 x 25.4 x 33cm (11 1/2 x 10 x 13 in.)

ID: A19730847001