- This full pressure glove is part of the pair worn by astronaut James McDivitt during the Gemini 4 mission in June, 1965. B.F. Goodrich Company designed and constructed the gloves, and the David Clark Company modified them for use in the Gemini program.
- The glove is constructed of two layers - an internal rubber/Neoprene pressure bladder, and a nylon upper cover-layer, with a neoprene-impregnated nylon palm which was designed to prevent objects from slipping out of the astronaut's hands during weightlessness.
- Transferred to the Museum from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center in 1967
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- David Clark Company, Inc.
- James A. McDivitt
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
- Exterior: HT Nylon, polyester, steel
- Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
- Wrist disconnects: Anodized aluminum
- 3-D: 27.9 x 10.8 x 8.9cm (11 x 4 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.)
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
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