Collection Item Summary:
This jacket is part of a four-piece inflight coverall assigned to astronaut David Scott for use during his Apollo 15 mission in July 1971. However, it was never used.
The complete garment consists of jacket, trousers and boots which had a circular Velcro patch on the soles. It is constructed of a Teflon fabric which is highly fire resistant, and the "slippery" qualities of the fabric enabled the astronaut to don and doff the garment with ease in a weightless environment.
The jacket had a US flag on the left shoulder and a NASA "meatball" logo on the upper torso. Flight garments also had a mission symbol attached to the upper torso.
Transferred from NASA in 1978.