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