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This object is on display in the Human Spaceflight exhibition station at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.

Summary

Manufacturer: David Clark Company, Inc.

Country of Origin: United States of America

Dimensions: Clothing: 30.5 x 10.2 x 25.4cm (12 x 4 x 10 in.)

Materials: Boot upper: HT Nylon, nylon Zipper: Brass, nylon, leather tab Laces/grommets: Cotton, painted aluminum Straps: Nylon, steel buckles Sole: Rubber composite

This boot is part of a pair of boots designed and constructed for the Gemini program. It has the designation G2-C, but is virtually identical to the later G3-C boots that were used for training and Gemini missions.

The boots were designed to be attached directly to the pressure garment and were attached prior to suit donning. Lacing down the front provided fit, and a zip fastener down the front to aid donning and doffing.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1971

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Inventory number: A19710794001

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