Pressure Suit, A7-L, Gordon, Apollo 12, Flown

This spacesuit is an A7-L intra-vehicular model, made for and worn by Richard Gordon as Command Module Pilot during the Apollo 12 mission in November 1969.

It was designed in the intra-vehicular configuration and was made to provide a life sustaining environment for the astronaut during periods of emergency extra vehicular activity or during unpressurized spacecraft operation. It permitted maximum mobility and was designed to be worn with relative comfort for up to 115 hours in conjunction with the liquid cooling garment. It was also capable of being worn for 14 days in an unpressurized mode.

Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA in 1971.