Overboots, Pair, Glenn, 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:

These overboots were worn by astronaut John Glenn during the walk from the suiting-up area to the transportvan, and then to the spacecraft. They were worn over the spacesuit and spacesuit boots, and were for the purpose of keeping the flight boots clean prior to the flight. These overboots were removed just before John Glenn entered Friendship 7.

Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1963

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

Overall: Rubber

Dimensions

Clothing Size: 9

Country of Origin

United States of America

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear

Inventory Number

A19670182000