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Glove, Right, A7-L, Intravehicular, Apollo 11, Armstrong, Flown

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This intravehicular glove was made for Neil Armstrong, who wore it during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. It was constructed with a bladder, dip molded from a hand cast of his hand, with an inner restraint core of nylon tricot which had been dipped in a neoprene compound. A convoluted section was incorporated into the wrist, with anodized aluminum connectors for attachment to the spacesuit. A finger-less glove restraint was attached to the bladder at the wrist and enclosed the entire hand excluding the fingers and thumb.

Transferred from NASA in 197.

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear

Materials
Glove: Neoprene/Rubber compound, nylon, stainless steel, Velcro
Wrist: Beta cloth, rubber/neoprene compound
Wrist Bearing: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions
3-D: 24.1 x 12.7 x 12.7cm (9 1/2 x 5 x 5 in.)
Other (Wrist disconnect): 4 1/4in. (10.8cm)

This intravehicular glove was made for Neil Armstrong, who wore it during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. It was constructed with a bladder, dip molded from a hand cast of his hand, with an inner restraint core of nylon tricot which had been dipped in a neoprene compound. A convoluted section was incorporated into the wrist, with anodized aluminum connectors for attachment to the spacesuit. A finger-less glove restraint was attached to the bladder at the wrist and enclosed the entire hand excluding the fingers and thumb.

Transferred from NASA in 197.

Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut
Neil Armstrong, August 5, 1930--August 25, 2012

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear

Materials
Glove: Neoprene/Rubber compound, nylon, stainless steel, Velcro
Wrist: Beta cloth, rubber/neoprene compound
Wrist Bearing: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions
3-D: 24.1 x 12.7 x 12.7cm (9 1/2 x 5 x 5 in.)
Other (Wrist disconnect): 4 1/4in. (10.8cm)

ID: A19730040005


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