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Primate Capsule, Mercury

Title:
Primate Capsule, Mercury
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Fiberglass
Paint
Plexiglas
Steel
Aluminum
Rubber
Synthetic Fabric
Lead
Plastic
Copper
Adhesive
Dimensions:
Overall: 94 × 47 × 38.7cm, 22.7kg (37 × 18 1/2 × 15 1/4 in., 50lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Test Vehicles
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19721176000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Hatch, Right, Gemini IV

Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
James A. McDivitt  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Aluminum Alloy
Titanium
Rene 41
White Metal Alloys
Glass
Fabric
Insulation Materials
Asbestos
Velcro
Nylon
Silicone
Rubber and Plastic Coated Electrical Wires
Adhesives
RTV Rubber
Paint
Steel
Plastic
Fabric Adhesive Tape
Foam
Unknown Putty
Dimensions:
3-D: 95.3 × 39.4 × 127cm, 55.8kg (3 ft. 1 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 3 1/2 in. × 4 ft. 2 in., 123lb.)
Storage (Rehoused on aluminum pallet with three other objects): 152.4 × 152.4 × 83.8cm, 150.6kg (5 ft. × 5 ft. × 2 ft. 9 in., 332lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670209004
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Shingles and Hardware, Capsule, Mercury #12B

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
HAZ MAT: Cadmium
Non-Magnetic White Metal (Possible Rene 41)
Paint
Ferrous Alloy
Adhesive Tape
Ink
Possible Beryllium
Dimensions:
3-D (Shingle "7C"): 62.9 × 51.4 × 4.4cm (2 ft. 3/4 in. × 1 ft. 8 1/4 in. × 1 3/4 in.)
3-D (Shingle "1C"): 66 × 50.2 × 2.5cm (2 ft. 2 in. × 1 ft. 7 3/4 in. × 1 in.)
3-D (Shingle "1B"): 56.5 × 40 × 1.9cm (1 ft. 10 1/4 in. × 1 ft. 3 3/4 in. × 3/4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680249001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Heat Shield, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Base: Resin-impregnated fiberglass; Honeycomb filling: Dow-Corning DC-325 ablative material; Outer ring: Fiberite
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 ft. 8 in. diameter, 240 lb. (233.68cm, 108.9kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19781814000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Mercury, MR-3

Title:
Mercury Capsule Freedom 7
Astronaut:
Alan B. Shepard Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 ft. 5 in. tall x 6 ft. 1 in. diameter, 2422 lb. (287 x 185.4cm, 1098.6kg)
Capsule Only ( not including stand) : 93-1/4" H
Support (at base): 6 ft. 1 in. diameter (185.4cm)
Weight: 2316 lbs. (approximation)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19620021000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Capsule, Mercury, MA-6

Astronaut:
John H. Glenn, Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Heat shield: Phenolic resin, fiberglass
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; beryllium shingles removed
Dimensions:
Overall: 190.5 × 226.1cm, 875.4kg (6 ft. 3 in. × 7 ft. 5 in., 1930lb.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670176000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
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National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Gemini IV

Astronaut:
Edward H. White, II  Search this
James A. McDivitt  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Structure: Titanium; cylindrical section: beryllium alloy; conical section: Rene 41 (nickel-steel alloy); heat shield: silicone elastomer
Skin: Beryllium, Nickel Alloy
Dimensions:
Overall: 228.6 × 251.5cm, 1369.9kg (7 ft. 6 in. × 8 ft. 3 in., 3020lb.)
Approximate (cylindrical reaction control section): 64.8 × 100.3cm (25 1/2 × 39 1/2 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19670209000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Location:
National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC
Exhibition:
Boeing Milestones of Flight Hall
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Mercury #15B

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles removed
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 74 in. diameter, 3000lb., 11 ft. 4 in. length (188cm, 1360.8kg, 345.4cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680241000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Capsule, Gemini VII

Title:
Gemini VII
Astronaut:
Frank Borman  Search this
James A. Lovell Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Structure: Titanium; cylindrical section: beryllium alloy; conical section: Rene 41 (nickel-steel alloy); heat shield: silicone elastomer.
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 ft. 10 in. tall x 7 ft. 5 in. wide, 3375 lb. (330.2 x 226.1cm, 1530.9kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680273000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Exhibit Station:
Human Spaceflight
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National Air and Space Museum
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Propeller, Variable-Pitch, Three-Blade, McDonnell Aircraft

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
HAZMAT: Cadmium Plating
Steel, Preservative coating, Aluminum alloy, Textile, Rubber, Copper Alloy
Dimensions:
3-D (Larger Hub): 58.1kg (128lb.)
3-D (Smaller Hub): 49.9kg (110lb.)
3-D (Metal Plate): 36.8 × 36.8 × 3.2cm, 6.4kg (1 ft. 2 1/2 in. × 1 ft. 2 1/2 in. × 1 1/4 in., 14lb.)
3-D (Round Metal Gear): 23.5 × 23.5 × 5.7cm, 4.5kg (9 1/4 × 9 1/4 × 2 1/4 in., 10lb.)
3-D (Bag of Cortec): 6.8kg (15lb.)
3-D (Misc. Items): 2.7kg (6lb.)
Storage (Aluminum Pallet): 165.1 × 122.6 × 76.2cm, 185.5kg (5 ft. 5 in. × 4 ft. 1/4 in. × 2 ft. 6 in., 409lb.)
Type:
PROPULSION-Propellers & Impellers
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Gift of the National Advisory Council for Aeronautics.
Inventory Number:
A19590017000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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McDonnell FH-1 Phantom I

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
All-metal (aluminium alloy) construction with flush-riveted skin. Monocoque fuselage with cockpit forward of the leading edge of the wing.
Dimensions:
Overall: 14ft 2in., 6683lb., 30ft 9in. x 40ft 9in. (431.8cm, 3031.4 x 937.3 x 1242.1kg)
Type:
CRAFT-Aircraft
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Date:
1946
Credit Line:
Transferred from the United States Department of the Navy.
Inventory Number:
A19600130000
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Capsule, Mercury, MR-1A

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Skin & Structure: Titanium
Shingles: Nickel-steel alloy; Beryllium shingles removed
Ablation Shield: Glass fibers, resin
Dimensions:
Overall: 9ft 4in. x 6ft 1in., 2800lb. (284.48 x 185.42cm, 1270.1kg)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A20030179000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cover, Capsule, Gemini XII

Astronaut:
Buzz Aldrin  Search this
James A. Lovell Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Non-Magnetic White Metal Alloy, Coated Fabric, Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions:
Storage (Rehoused on an aluminum pallet): 152.4 × 152.4 × 96.5cm, 136.1kg (60 × 60 × 38 in., 300lb.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680265069
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pouch, Defecation Glove, Gemini V

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Synthetic Fabric
Plastic
Aluminum
Velcro
Nylon
Ink
Dimensions:
3-D: 24.4 x 13.3 x 7.6cm (9 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 3 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19680329001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pouch, Film Pack, 70mm, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Vinyl, Synthetic Rubber, Plastic, Nylon, Velcro, Ink, Brass, Paper, Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.2 x 10.2 x 5.1cm (4 x 4 x 2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19680342005
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pouch, Film Pack, 70mm, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Vinyl, Synthetic Rubber, Plastic, Nylon, Velcro, Ink, Brass, Paper, Adhesive
Dimensions:
3-D: 10.2 x 10.2 x 5.1cm (4 x 4 x 2 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19680342006
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pouch, Film Magazine, Maurer 70mm, Gemini X

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Vinyl
Synthetic Fabric
Nylon Webbing
Plastic
Velcro
Ink
Brass
Dimensions:
3-D: 15.9 x 7 x 27cm (6 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 10 5/8 in.)
Type:
EQUIPMENT-Photographic
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19680362001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Pouch, Urine Sample Return, Gemini

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Rubberized Nylon
Velcro
Ink
Dimensions:
Overall (Flap flat): 22.2 x 12.7 x 0.6cm (8 3/4 x 5 x 1/4 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Hygiene & Waste Management
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through McDonnell Aircraft Corp.
Inventory Number:
A19680399001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Disconnect Hardware, Reserve and Main Parachutes, Mercury Capsule, MR-3

Astronaut:
Alan B. Shepard Jr.  Search this
Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Ferrous Alloy
Unknown Coating
Dimensions:
3-D: 2.5 × 1.9cm (1 × 3/4 in.)
3-D: 5.1 × 4.4cm (2 × 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19620021008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Sample, Heat Shield, Mercury, MA-7

Manufacturer:
McDonnell Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
Phenolic resin-based heatshield material, metal reinforcement
Dimensions:
Approximate: 8.3 x 11.7 x 1.7cm (3 1/4 x 4 5/8 x 11/16 in.)
Other: 6 x 10.8cm (2 3/8 in. x 4 1/4 in.)--width and length on short sides
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19680263002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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