Alan Shepard's Freedom 7 flight suit

Alan Shepard's Freedom 7  flight suit
Alan Shepard wore a modified version of a U.S. Navy Mark IV flight suit for his Freedom 7 mission. The silver-colored coating was meant to increase his visibility if an emergency rescue was needed.
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