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Pressure Suit, G3-C, Grissom, Gemini 3, Flown

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, silk (flag), polycarbonate visor
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminium
Dimensions:
Approximate: 57 in. long x 27 in. wide x 10 in. deep (144.78 x 68.58 x 25.4cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19680456000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum
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Glove, Left, G-3-C, Gemini, Grissom

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
HT nylon covering, anodized aluminum wrist ring
Dimensions:
3-D: 25.4 x 11.4cm (10 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19730832002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
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Glove, Right, G-3-C, Gemini, Grissom

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
HT nylon covering, anodized aluminum wrist ring
Dimensions:
3-D: 25.4 x 11.4cm (10 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19730832003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Helmet, Grissom, G3-C, GT-3

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Shell: High impact plastic, rubber
Visor: Polycarbonate
Fittings: Aluminum, steel, polyester, nylon, Velcro
Dimensions:
3-D: 29.2 x 27.9 x 30.5cm (11 1/2 x 11 x 12 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA
Inventory Number:
A19680456001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19680456001

Glove, Left, G3-C, Gemini 3, Grissom, Flown

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, polyester, steel
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Wrist disconnects: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 27.9 x 11.4 x 11.4cm (11 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19680456002
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Glove, Right, G3-C, Gemini 3, Grissom, Flown

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT Nylon, polyester, steel
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Wrist disconnects: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 27.9 x 11.4 x 11.4cm (11 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19680456003
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv964f95c46-bfaf-435a-9d02-ec33fe711957
EDAN-URL:
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Helmet, G3-C, Grissom

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Shell: High impact plastic, rubber
Visor: Polycarbonate
Fittings: Aluminum, steel, polyester, nylon, Velcro, Leather, foam
Dimensions:
3-D: 26.7 x 30.5 x 25.4cm (10 1/2 x 12 x 10 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Helmets & Headwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA, Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19730832001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv966d58342-3437-4169-9cd9-3a159bda8db4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19730832001

Pressure Suit, Mercury, Grissom, "Liberty Bell 7", Flown

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Overall Exterior: Aluminized nylon, nylon webbing, brass, steel, aluminium
Overall Interior: Rubber/neoprene, steel wire
Dimensions:
Approximate: 5 ft. 5 in. long x 1 ft. 11 in. wide x 6 in. deep (165.1 x 58.42 x 15.24cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Johnson Space Center
Inventory Number:
A20030178000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv96c3c3e2e-6307-4af9-86f9-0aac42673c62
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20030178000

Glove, Right, Mercury, Grissom, Training

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Glove Exterior: nylon, aluminized nylon, leather, brass, rubber, steel, polyester
Glove Interior: rubber coated textile, steel
Wrist Disconnect: aluminum
Attachments: battery, light bulb
Dimensions:
3-D: 26 x 10.2 x 10.2cm (10 1/4 x 4 x 4 in.)
Other (Wrist disconnect): 4in. (10.2cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850293001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90bf22313-580d-4f20-990b-e095a013fddf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A19850293001
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Glove, Left, Mercury, Grissom, Training

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Glove Exterior: nylon, aluminized nylon, steel, polyester, brass, leather, rubber
Glove Interior: rubber coated fabric, steel
Wrist Disconnect: aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 26.7 x 10.2 x 10.2cm (10 1/2 x 4 x 4 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850293000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9bce0ef82-626b-4723-99aa-ec22fca61f50
EDAN-URL:
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Glove, Right, Mercury, MG-11, Grissom

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Glove Exterior: nylon, heat resistant textiles, steel, polyester
Glove Interior: rubber, steel
Wrist Disconnect: aluminum
Dimensions:
3-D: 27.9 x 12.7cm (11 x 5 in.)
Other (wrist ring): 3 3/4in. (9.53cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Handwear
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19850295001
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e8756bc4-e78a-49ee-90aa-d3587310f0ba
EDAN-URL:
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Glove Dip Forms, Right and Left, Grissom

Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Overall: Rubber
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 in. tall x 5 in. wide (15.24 x 12.7cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Miscellaneous
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA
Inventory Number:
A19790705000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Pelvic Block, Gemini 3, Grissom

Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Manufacturer:
Weber Aircraft Corp.  Search this
Materials:
plastic, fabric
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/2 in. wide x 3 1/2 in. deep x 11 in. long (19.05 x 8.89 x 27.94cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned-Parts & Structural Components
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration through the McDonnell-Douglas Corporation
Inventory Number:
A19720477000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9c23bd7fe-2d6a-4070-be59-8d38cda77f8b
EDAN-URL:
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Pressure Suit, Gemini, G3-C, Grissom

Manufacturer:
David Clark Company, Inc.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: HT nylon, steel, velcro, plastic, rubber (silicone)
Zippers: Cotton, brass, rubber/neoprene
Interior: Neoprene-coated nylon
Connectors, fittings and disconnects: Anodized aluminum
Dimensions:
Approximate: 22.86 x 165.1 x 68.58cm (9in. x 5ft 5in. x 2ft 3in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19730832000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9e831f806-3b53-4fd8-b937-d0c7d0e99750
EDAN-URL:
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Pressure Suit, Gemini, G2-G, Grissom, Developmental

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Exterior: Aluminized nylon
Interior: Rubber/Neoprene mix
Connectors: Aluminized aluminium
Zipper: Brass, cotton
Dimensions:
Approximately: 68 inches long x 20 inches wide. x 7 inches deep. (172.72 x 50.8 x 17.78cm)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA - Manned Spacecraft Center
Inventory Number:
A19710036000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv9065bf15b-88a6-416e-9277-9d25f0270116
EDAN-URL:
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Inner Lining, G2-G

Manufacturer:
B. F. Goodrich Co.  Search this
Astronaut:
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  Search this
Materials:
Nylon
Synthetic Fabric
Anodized Aluminum
Plastic
Brass
Adhesive
Dimensions:
Approximate: 19.7 x 145.4 x 72.4cm (7 3/4 in. x 57 1/4 in. x 28 1/2 in.)
Type:
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Pressure Suits
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from NASA.
Inventory Number:
A19710037000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv954ba69d1-b994-4573-91d1-ebb08ae52441
EDAN-URL:
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Capsule, Gemini 3

Astronaut:
John W. Young  Search this
Virgil (Gus) I. Grissom  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: 130 in. tall x 89 in. wide (330.2 x 226.1cm)
Other: 130 in. (330.2cm)
Support (at base): 89 in. diameter (226.1cm)
Type:
SPACECRAFT-Manned
Country of Origin:
United States of America
Credit Line:
Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Inventory Number:
A19710063000
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nv90700353a-6eba-40e8-81d9-87d978e13eb7
EDAN-URL:
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Virgil Ivan Grissom (left) and R. Bowling Barnes (right)

Subject:
Grissom, Virgil I  Search this
Barnes, R. Bowling  Search this
Barnes Engineering Company  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1961
Topic:
Astronauts  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2114]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384493

Virgil Ivan Grissom (1926-1967)

Creator:
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Subject:
Grissom, Virgil I  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Topic:
Astronauts  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2115]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384494

Virgil Ivan Grissom (left) and R. Bowling Barnes (right)

Subject:
Grissom, Virgil I  Search this
Barnes, R. Bowling  Search this
Barnes Engineering Company  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
Project Mercury (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1961
Topic:
Astronauts  Search this
Space flight  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-2116]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_384495

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