- These cotton "long-johns" were worn by astronaut John Glenn during his Mercury mission in February 1962.
- The garment was worn under the spacesuit, and the trilok "spacers" were to provide a small space between the skin and suit to permit the movement of air throughout the suit.
- The Hanes Company manufactured and B.F. Goodrich modified them. NASA transferred the underwear to the National Air and Space Museum in 1967.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- B.F. Goodrich
- John H. Glenn, Jr.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
- Overall: Cotton
- Spacers: Nylon coil and covering
- Approximate: 4ft 6in. x 2ft 3in. x 1in. (137.16 x 68.58 x 2.54cm)
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Undergarments
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