Glove, Left, G4-C, Intravehicular, Gemini 4, McDivitt, Flown

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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 full pressure glove is part of the pair worn by astronaut James McDivitt during the Gemini 4 mission in June, 1965. B.F. Goodrich Company designed and constructed the gloves, and the David Clark Company modified them for use in the Gemini program.

The glove is constructed of two layers - an internal rubber/Neoprene pressure bladder, and a nylon upper cover-layer, with a neoprene-impregnated nylon palm which was designed to prevent objects from slipping out of the astronaut's hands during weightlessness.

Transferred to the Museum from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1967

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 - Manned Spacecraft Center

Materials

  • Exterior: HT Nylon, polyester, steel
  • Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
  • Wrist disconnects: Anodized aluminum

Dimensions

3-D: 27.9 x 10.8 x 8.9cm (11 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear

Inventory Number

A19670167002