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From: Cinci, OH
Registered: Mar 2006

posted 10-31-2012 11:34 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for kr4mula   Click Here to Email kr4mula     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Do any of our hardware experts here have information on the Mercury UCD, particularly that worn by John Glenn (which is now at the National Air and Space Museum)? I'm helping a colleague with some research, but we're coming up empty.

I'm interested in development, manufacture, etc. Any documents or data would be of interest. Thanks in advance!


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posted 10-31-2012 12:16 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for moorouge   Click Here to Email moorouge     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
You might care to hunt through these -

NASA Space Medicine in Project Mercury SP-4003; A paper on Space Suits - ref N6S-88672; Booklet ref - NAMRL SR 96-1.

I think you can Google all of them. The first is an interesting read even if it doesn't help much.


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From: Dallas, TX, USA
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posted 12-22-2012 06:00 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for z0sense     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Not sure if it is relevant anymore, but I could not find a picture of one using a quick google search.

However I do have quiet a few sealed contingency UCD for males (the condom like variety) and female (depends).

Awkward items to have, but I do have them sealed and marked for flight.

All times are CT (US)

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