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Bag, Urine Accumulator, Glenn, Friendship 7

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This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Mall building.


Astronaut: John H. Glenn, Jr.

Manufacturer: Unknown

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Overall: 9 1/4 in. tall x 6 1/2 in. wide x 3/4 in. deep (23.5 x 16.5 x 1.9cm)

Materials: Plastic

This urine accumulator bag was part of the personal hygiene equipment issued to astronaut John Glenn on his Friendship 7 flight in February 1962, and is made of latex rubber. Though it was flown on this mission, it was never used and was transferred to the National Air and Space Museum in 1967.

Transferred from NASA

Inventory number: A19670191000

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