This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
Astronaut John Glenn Jr. carried these binoculars, manufactured by Hensoldt-Wetzlar, into space during the during the flight of Friendship 7, the first U.S. orbital flight carrying a human on February 20, 1962.
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Restrictions & Rights
- Body: Metal, plastic
- Lenses: Glass
- Other: Velcro