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Photograph of Astronaut John H. Glenn, Jr. in His Mark IV Pressure Suit, 01/23/1962

ARC Identifier 7348582

Item from Record Group 46: Records of the U.S. Senate, 1789 - 2011

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Creator(s):U.S. Senate. Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences. (07/24/1958 - 02/11/1977)
Type(s) of Archival Materials:Photographs and other Graphic Materials
Contact(s):

Center for Legislative Archives (LL), National Archives Building, Room 8E, 7th and Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 20408. PHONE: 202-357-5350; FAX: 202-357-5911; EMAIL: legislative.archives@nara.gov.

 
Production Date(s):01/23/1962
Part Of:Series: Committee Papers, compiled 1958 - 1976
Access Restriction(s):Unrestricted
Use Restriction(s):Unrestricted
General Note(s):The Mark IV protected astronauts against the danger of sudden cabin depressurization, but they were phased out during project Gemini because of the need for a suit that could support extravehicular activities.

 

 
 

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