Pressure Suit, Mercury, Slayton, Training

This spacesuit was sized for astronaut Donald "Deke" Slayton. The neck ring is unattached, and thus was unable to be pressurized.

The spacesuit was developed by the B.F. Goodrich Company from the U.S. Navy MK-IV full pressure suit, and was selected by NASA in 1959 for use in Project Mercury.

Transferred from NASA in 1982.

Transferred by NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. F. Goodrich Co.
Astronaut
Donald K. Slayton

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Overall Exterior: Aluminized nylon, nylon webbing, brass, steel, aluminium, link-net nomex
Overall Interior: Rubber/neoprene, steel wire, neoprene-coated nylon
Dimensions
Overall: 165.1 x 58.42 x 12.7cm (5ft 5in. x 1ft 11in. x 5in.)

This spacesuit was sized for astronaut Donald "Deke" Slayton. The neck ring is unattached, and thus was unable to be pressurized.

The spacesuit was developed by the B.F. Goodrich Company from the U.S. Navy MK-IV full pressure suit, and was selected by NASA in 1959 for use in Project Mercury.

Transferred from NASA in 1982.

Transferred by NASA - Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
B. F. Goodrich Co.
Astronaut
Donald K. Slayton

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits

Materials
Overall Exterior: Aluminized nylon, nylon webbing, brass, steel, aluminium, link-net nomex
Overall Interior: Rubber/neoprene, steel wire, neoprene-coated nylon
Dimensions
Overall: 165.1 x 58.42 x 12.7cm (5ft 5in. x 1ft 11in. x 5in.)

ID: A19820422000