Envelope with Screws and Nuts, Altimeter, Barometric

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 envelope contains mounting hardware for an altimeter used for ground testing in the Gemini program. The altimeter gave a reading from 24 km (80,000 feet) to zero to assist the Gemini crew in their return to Earth from space.