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LM-13 Gallery


One of the signs accompanying the lunar module. It reads

Apollo Lunar Extra Vehicular Activity Spacesuit, 1969

The Apollo astronauts used this Lunar spacesuit during training. It weighs 183 pounds on Earth and 31 pounds on the Moon. Nomex and Kevlar fabric insulate and protect the astronaut from micrometeoroids. The backpack holds a life support system.

Sign accompanying LM-13 at Cradle of Aviation
Time picture taken Tue Jun 26 11:35:12 2007
Location picture taken Long Island to the Moon Gallery
Cradle of Aviation Museum
Garden City, NY
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