Helmet, G-4-C, Collins, Gemini 10
- This helmet was worn by astronaut Michael Collins during his Gemini 10 flight in July 1966.
- The helmet was constructed of fiberglass and epoxy resin and was molded to fit directly into the neck bearing disconnect. A Plexiglas visor, capable of being raised for access, was attached with pivots, and when lowered into pressure sealing position, it locked in place with a latch. Communication devices with suede-covered ear pads were incorporated into the helmet.
- Transferred to the National Air and Space Museum from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center in 1968.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- David Clark Company, Inc.
- Michael Collins
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
- Shell: High impact plastic, rubber
- Visor: Polycarbonate
- Fittings: Aluminum, steel, polyester, nylon, Velcro
- 3-D: 29.2 x 27.9 x 30.5cm (11 1/2 x 11 x 12 in.)
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