Cernan's Spacesuit, Apollo 17

Cernan's Spacesuit, Apollo 17

This suit is a more advanced version of the type worn by Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin. It contains a layer of aluminized, gridded Kapton film for additional protection. The red stripes identify Cernan as the mission commander. This identification system was first used during the Apollo 13 mission.

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