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The sign by the display. It reads:


SPACE SUIT FASHIONS

MODEL: A7-L Prototype Cover Layer
MATERIAL: Nomex, aluminized mylar, nylon
CONDITION: Never been worn
STYLE: Apollo

Is the outside of your suit getting a little worn? This prototype cover layer will make your suit look like new. Built during the design process for the Apollo missions, this Nomex suit was a test to see how sections of the suit would be joined together. A good cover-layer protects astronauts from the extreme temperatures of space as well as micrometeorite impacts.

On loan from an Anonymous Donor


 
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Time picture taken Wed Jun 27 08:14:52 2007
Location picture taken "Space Command" Gallery
Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, PA
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