Glove, Right, A7-L, Intravehicular, Apollo 11, Armstrong, Flown

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Summary
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.
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Inventory Number
A19730040005
Credit Line
Transferred from NASA, Johnson Space Center
Manufacturer
ILC Industries Inc.
Astronaut
Neil A. Armstrong, 1930 - 2012
Country of Origin
United States of America
Materials
Glove: Neoprene/Rubber compound, nylon, stainless steel, Velcro
Wrist: Beta cloth, rubber/neoprene compound
Wrist Bearing: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions
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)
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Restrictions & Rights
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear