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 Ed White during the Gemini 4 mission in June 1965. The gloves were designed and constructed by the B.F. Goodrich Company. 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.
The NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center transferred the gloves to the Museum in 1967.
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Restrictions & Rights
- Exterior: HT Nylon, polyester, steel
- Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
- Wrist disconnects: Anodized aluminum