Overshoe, Lunar, Apollo, Duke, Training
- General Electric Co.
- ILC Dover, Inc.
- This boot is part of the pair that was worn by an unknown astronaut during training sessions prior to the lunar missions of the late 1960s and early 1970s.
- The International Latex Corporation made the boot which was worn over the boots which were integrated into the spacesuit, as protection against extreme temperatures and sharp rocks on the lunar surface.
- It is made of a silicone rubber sole with woven stainless steel (Chromel-R) and beta cloth, with layers of beta felt in the sole as extra protection.
- Donated to the National Air and Space Museum in 2003.
- Credit Line
- Found in collection. Donor unknown at this time. Found on NASM premises.
- Inventory Number
- Restrictions & Rights
- Usage conditions apply
- PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Footwear
- Exterior: Beta cloth, Chromel-R, Velcro, silicone rubber/compound, steel
- Interior: Beta cloth, Beta felt
- Clothing: 33 x 17.8 x 19.7cm (13 in. x 7 in. x 7 3/4 in.)
- Country of Origin
- United States of America
- National Air and Space Museum
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- Usage of Metadata (Object Detail Text)
- Not determined
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