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 pair of spandex shorts were manufactured by Brooks Sports Company and worn by an astronaut in NASA's human spaceflight program.

NASA transferred these shorts to the Museum in 2017.

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


Credit Line

Transferred by NASA


85% Nylon, 15% spandex


  • Clothing: 45.7 × 34.3cm (1 ft. 6 in. × 1 ft. 1 1/2 in.)
  • Size: XL

Country of Origin

United States of America



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