Sensor, Blood Pressure, Glenn, Friendship 7

This blood pressure sensor and cuff was part of the equipment issued to by John Glenn during his historic Friendship 7 flight on February 20, 1962.

The sensor with attached cuff is a standard, readily available piece of equipment and was one of several pieces of medical equipment issued to John Glenn to monitor the heartrate and blood pressure of the astronaut during his Mercury flight.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Astronaut
John H. Glenn, Jr.
Manufacturer
Unknown

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Cuff: Nylon, velcro,
Hose: Rubber, aluminium
Dimensions
Overall: 9 in. tall x 7 in. wide x 1 in. deep (22.9 x 17.8 x 2.5cm)

This blood pressure sensor and cuff was part of the equipment issued to by John Glenn during his historic Friendship 7 flight on February 20, 1962.

The sensor with attached cuff is a standard, readily available piece of equipment and was one of several pieces of medical equipment issued to John Glenn to monitor the heartrate and blood pressure of the astronaut during his Mercury flight.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Astronaut
John H. Glenn, Jr.
Manufacturer
Unknown

Location
National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC
Exhibition
Apollo to the Moon

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Medical

Materials
Cuff: Nylon, velcro,
Hose: Rubber, aluminium
Dimensions
Overall: 9 in. tall x 7 in. wide x 1 in. deep (22.9 x 17.8 x 2.5cm)

ID: A19670188000