Collection Item Summary:
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.
Collection Item Long Description:
National Air and Space Museum
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John H. Glenn, Jr.
Transferred from NASA
- Case: Aluminized nylon, polyester
- Scissors: Chromed steel
- Cords: Plastic-coated copper
- Overall: 9 1/2in. x 2 1/4in. x 1in. (24.1 x 5.7 x 2.5cm)
- 3-D (Scissors): 21.5 × 8.5 × 1cm (8 7/16 × 3 3/8 × 3/8 in.)
- 3-D (Kit): 24.5 × 6.5 × 3cm (9 5/8 × 2 9/16 × 1 3/16 in.)
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Country of Origin
United States of America