Lanyard, Friendship 7

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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 lanyard was part of the survival equipment issued to John Glenn for his historic Friendship 7 mission in February, 1962. Survival equipment was issued to astronauts for use in the event of a mission abort and emergency landing.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA 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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center

Materials

Cord: White nylon

Dimensions

Overall: 1/8 in. wide x 72 in. long (0.32 x 182.88cm)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous

Inventory Number

A19670205000