Pressure Suit, A7-LB, Evans, Apollo 17, Flown

This spacesuit was made for, and worn by astronaut Ronald Evans, Command Module pilot for the Apollo 17mission, which in December, 1972, was the last manned lunar mission. The spacesuit is a modified A7-L in the EV (extra-vehicular) configuration designed by ILC Industries.

While Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan were on the lunar surface, Ron Evans circled the moon in the command module "America", making detailed surveys of the lunar surface. During the return flight, he made a deep-space EVA lasting 1 hour and 6 minutes.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum in 1974.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut
Ronald E. Evans

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Exterior: Beta cloth, nylon, polyester, velcro, aluminium
Interior: Rubber/Neoprene, nylon, mylar, polyester, plastic
Neck ring: Anodized aluminium
Hose connectors: Anodized aluminium
Wrist locking rings: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions
Overall: 5 ft. 3 1/2 in. tall x 1 ft. 10 in. wide x 1 ft. deep (167.6 x 81.3 x 30.5cm)

This spacesuit was made for, and worn by astronaut Ronald Evans, Command Module pilot for the Apollo 17mission, which in December, 1972, was the last manned lunar mission. The spacesuit is a modified A7-L in the EV (extra-vehicular) configuration designed by ILC Industries.

While Harrison Schmitt and Eugene Cernan were on the lunar surface, Ron Evans circled the moon in the command module "America", making detailed surveys of the lunar surface. During the return flight, he made a deep-space EVA lasting 1 hour and 6 minutes.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum in 1974.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut
Ronald E. Evans

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Exterior: Beta cloth, nylon, polyester, velcro, aluminium
Interior: Rubber/Neoprene, nylon, mylar, polyester, plastic
Neck ring: Anodized aluminium
Hose connectors: Anodized aluminium
Wrist locking rings: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions
Overall: 5 ft. 3 1/2 in. tall x 1 ft. 10 in. wide x 1 ft. deep (167.6 x 81.3 x 30.5cm)

ID: A19740135000