Cdr. William B. Ecker Flight Suit

     

Cdr. William B. Ecker Flight Suit

This flight suit was worn by Cdr. William Ecker on October 23, 1962 on the first low level reconnaissance mission during the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis.  The suit was donated to the Museum on the 50th anniversary of Ecker's flight.

Image Number: 2012-01861
Credit: Photo by Mark Avino For print or commercial use, please contact: Smithsonian Institution
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