Collection Item Summary:
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.
Collection Item Long Description:
Bag, Urine Accumulator, Glenn, Friendship 7
National Air and Space Museum
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
John H. Glenn, Jr.
Transferred from NASA
3-D: 23.7 × 3 × 17cm (9 5/16 × 1 3/16 × 6 11/16 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management