Bag, Helmet Backshell, Launch-Entry, Shuttle

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

When not in use, a flight helmet was stored and transported in a protective fabric bag to avoid scratching the visor or incurring other damage. NASA transferred this helmet bag with an early launch-entry helmet in 2012.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Transferred from National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Materials

Synthetic fabric, plastic

Dimensions

  • 3-D (Grey Carrying Bag, Closed): 40.6 x 36.8 x 29.2cm (16 x 14 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.)
  • Size: Large

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear

Inventory Number

A20130281000