Pressure Suit, G3-C, Stafford, Gemini 9, Flown

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    Pressure Suit, G3-C, Stafford, Gemini 9, Flown

    White Gemini spacesuit with silver-blue neckring, red and blue wrist locking rings. NASA "meatball" logo on upper toso, U.S. flag on left shoulder. One red connector, one blue connector, one silver connector, blue lining, boot covers.

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    Pressure Suit, G3-C, Stafford, Gemini 9, Flown

    White Gemini spacesuit with silver-blue neckring, red and blue wrist locking rings. NASA "meatball" logo on upper toso, U.S. flag on left shoulder. One red connector, one blue connector, one silver connector, blue lining, boot covers.

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This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

This G3-C spacesuit was made for and worn by astronaut Thomas Stafford during the Gemini 9 mission in June 1966. Stafford served as pilot for the mission.

The suit was in the Extra-Vehicular (EV) configuration, and consisted of five major assemblies, the main torso, helmet, boots gloves and neck seal. Additionally, Stafford wore a constant wear garment and life vest assembly. The suit permitted freedom of movement and was equipped with communication and bio-medical transmission equipment.

NASA transferred the suit to the Museum in 1968.