Binoculars, Friendship 7

Astronaut John Glenn Jr. carried these binoculars, manufactured by Hensoldt-Wetzlar, into space during the during the flight of Friendship 7, the first U.S. orbital flight carrying a human on February 20, 1962.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
Germany

Manufacturer
Hensoldt-Wetzlar

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Body: Metal, plastic
Lenses: Glass
Other: Velcro
Dimensions
3-D: 11 × 7.5 × 4.6cm (4 5/16 × 2 15/16 × 1 13/16 in.)

Astronaut John Glenn Jr. carried these binoculars, manufactured by Hensoldt-Wetzlar, into space during the during the flight of Friendship 7, the first U.S. orbital flight carrying a human on February 20, 1962.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
Germany

Manufacturer
Hensoldt-Wetzlar

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

Type
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Materials
Body: Metal, plastic
Lenses: Glass
Other: Velcro
Dimensions
3-D: 11 × 7.5 × 4.6cm (4 5/16 × 2 15/16 × 1 13/16 in.)

ID: A19670199000