Cover, Visor, Spacesuit, Sokol KV-2, Thagard


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:

This is a protective covering for the polycarbonate shield for Norman Thagard's Sokol KV-2 spacesuit. The purpose of this covering is to protect the helmet shield from scratching while the suit was not in use.

NASA donated the cover when it transferred Thagard's spacesuit to the museum in 1996.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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


Credit Line

Transferred from NASA.


  • Cotton
  • Elastic
  • Ink
  • synthetic knit fabric and elastic


Overall: 34.3 x 15.9 x 4.4cm (13 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 1 3/4 in.)


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