Food Packet, Mercury

Food Packet, Mercury

     

This small packet was located inside the first aid pouch which was part of the equipment issued to Alan Shepard for his Freedom 7 flight on May 5, 1961. The original contents are unknown.

NASA transferred this to NASM in 1977.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Overall: Canvas
Dimensions
3-D: 7.6 x 5.1 x 5.1cm (3 x 2 x 2 in.)

This small packet was located inside the first aid pouch which was part of the equipment issued to Alan Shepard for his Freedom 7 flight on May 5, 1961. The original contents are unknown.

NASA transferred this to NASM in 1977.

Transferred from NASA

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Unknown

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

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Food & Food Accessories

Materials
Overall: Canvas
Dimensions
3-D: 7.6 x 5.1 x 5.1cm (3 x 2 x 2 in.)

ID: A19771213000