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
|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|
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|Part Of:||Series: Committee Papers, compiled 1958 - 1976|
|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.|