Kit, First Aid, Mercury, Glenn, Friendship 7

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    Silver-colored bag with snaps and green webbing straps, encompassing first aid kit strapped to leg to be used only in case of injury to astronaut. Contains self-injecting drugs, surgical scissors.

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This first aid kit was part of the equipment assigned to John Glenn for his historic Friendship 7 mission in February, 1962.

The kit is small, and contained minor first aid supplies for use in the event of a minor mishap.