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:

"Sewing a Fine Seam -- Finishing touches are applied to one section of the new spacesuit for NASA's Apollo lunar missions on this long-arm sewing machine, built specially for manufacturing the spacesuits." Unidentified woman machine-sewing pieces of an Apollo A7L space suit, probably at the International Latex Corp. (ILC) plant in Dover, Delaware; released August 9, 1968.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

Astronautics

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

NASA

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Date

8/9/1968

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-7B12556