Glove, Right, A7-L, Intravehicular, Apollo 11, Armstrong, Flown
- This intravehicular glove was made for Neil Armstrong, who wore it during his Apollo 11 mission in July 1969. It was constructed with a bladder, dip molded from a hand cast of his hand, with an inner restraint core of nylon tricot which had been dipped in a neoprene compound. A convoluted section was incorporated into the wrist, with anodized aluminum connectors for attachment to the spacesuit. A finger-less glove restraint was attached to the bladder at the wrist and enclosed the entire hand excluding the fingers and thumb.
- Transferred from NASA in 1971.
- Data Source
- National Air and Space Museum
- ILC Industries Inc.
- Neil A. Armstrong, 1930 - 2012
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center
- Glove: Neoprene/Rubber compound, nylon, stainless steel, Velcro
- Wrist: Beta cloth, rubber/neoprene compound
- Wrist Bearing: Anodized aluminium
- 3-D: 24.1 x 12.7 x 12.7cm (9 1/2 x 5 x 5 in.)
- Other (Wrist disconnect): 4 1/4in. (10.8cm)
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear