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Bag, Urine Accumulator, Glenn, Friendship 7

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Display Status:

This object is on display in the Apollo to the Moon exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

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:

Title

Bag, Urine Accumulator, Glenn, Friendship 7

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Rights

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

Astronaut

John H. Glenn, Jr.

Manufacturer

Unknown

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA

Materials

Plastic

Dimensions

3-D: 23.7 × 3 × 17cm (9 5/16 × 1 3/16 × 6 11/16 in.)

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National Air and Space Museum Collection

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management

Inventory Number

A19670191000