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Overall walk-around of the suit's left IV (intravehicular) glove.

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When most people think of Apollo space suit gloves, they usually think of the EVA (extravehicular activity) gloves with the grey palm and back hand areas and the blue fingertips. However, these were only worn on moonwalks and spacewalks. During other phases of the mission which required the astronauts to be suited up, they wore intravehicular gloves such as these.

The black palm strap was used to prevent ballooning of the glove while the suit was pressurized.

Weitz Suit left glove at Great Lakes Science Center
Time picture taken Tue Aug 6 14:57:12 2013
Location picture taken NASA Glenn Visitor Center Gallery
Great Lakes Science Center
Cleveland, OH
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