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Bladder Blue Glove
At inside cuff there is a large lable that reads "40232G-01BHHJR 1 4Q93." Red fabric slightly discolored. Rubber fingers with fabric at tips. Small holes at cuff.
This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
This blue rubber bladder for a glove was created for astronauts of NASA's human spaceflight program.
NASA transferred the glove to the Museum in 2017.