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Gemini 9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly

1966-05-01

NASA

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S66-31019 (May 1966) --- Test subject Fred Spross, Crew Systems Division, wears the Gemini-9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly. The legs are covered with Chromel R, which is a cloth woven from stainless steel fibers, used to protect the astronaut and suit from the hot exhaust thrust of the Astronaut Maneuvering Unit (AMU). Astronaut Eugene A. Cernan will wear this spacesuit during his Gemini-9A extravehicular activity (EVA). Photo credit: NASA

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  • Title: Gemini 9 configured extravehicular spacesuit assembly
  • Date Created: 1966-05-01
  • Rights: JSC
  • Album: rlobrie1

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