Helmet, EV, Apollo, Training
- ILC Industries Inc.
- This Extra-vehicular visor assembly was worn by various astronauts during training sessions prior to the Apollo lunar missions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
- The A7-L Lunar Extravehicular Visor Assembly consisted of a polycarbonate shell onto which the cover, visors, hinges, eyeshades, and latch are attached. It consisted of two visors, one covered with a thermal control coating and the other with a gold optical coating. It had two side sunshields which could be raised and lowered independently.
- This helmet was worn over the pressure helmet and fastened with a latch during EVA periods, and provided impact, micrometeoroid, thermal, ultraviolet and infrared light protection.
- Transferred from NASA
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- Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
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- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Overall: Hi-impact plastic, aluminium, beta cloth
- Exterior Visor: Gold-laminated polycarbonate
- Interior Visor: UV plex
- Fittings: Aluminium, steel
- 3-D: 32 x 27.9 x 66cm (12 5/8 x 11 x 26 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
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- National Air and Space Museum
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- Not determined
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