Doll, NASA Space Crew

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This object is on display in the Moving Beyond Earth exhibition at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC.

Collection Item Summary:

This “NASA Space Crew" doll set includes a doll and accessories in a play backpack. Together, the toys allow the owner to play with a blonde doll representing an astronaut figure from the Space Shuttle Program era. The set includes a doll modeled on the looks and dimensions of another well-known girls' plaything as well as a suitcase and blue flight suit.

Toys like this one represent the many ways that children could learn about the Space Shuttle Program through play. The label has the official NASA emblem as well as photos of an orbiter in space and the profile of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Valerie Neal donated the toy to the Museum in 2008.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20080194000

Credit Line

Gift of Valerie Neal.

Country of Origin

China

Materials

cardboard, decals, fabric, metal zipper, plastic, Velcro

Dimensions

3-D: 24.1 x 7.6 x 30.5cm (9 1/2 x 3 x 12 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Type

MEMORABILIA-Popular Culture