Helmet, G-4-C, Cernan, Gemini 9
- David Clark Company, Inc.
- Eugene A. Cernan
- This helmet was worn by astronaut Eugene Cernan during his Gemini 9 flight in June 1966.
- The helmet is 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 from NASA in 1968.
- Credit Line
- Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
- Inventory Number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
- Shell: High impact plastic, rubber
- Visor: Polycarbonate
- Fittings: Aluminum, steel, polyester, nylon, Velcro
- 3-D: 27.9 x 30.5 x 27.9cm (11 x 12 x 11 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- National Air and Space Museum
- Record ID
- Usage of Metadata (Object Detail Text)
- Not determined
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