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The sign accompanying the flight suit coverall. It reads


John Glenn's Nomex Flight Suit Coverall

This blue flight suit was worn by John Glenn on his return to space aboard the Space Shuttle Discovery, in October, 1998.

Nomex is a fire resistant fabric made from aramid, a strong synthetic fiber.


 
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Time picture taken Sun Aug 23 13:33:30 2009
Location picture taken Exhibit Galleries
Glenn Research Center
Cleveland, Ohio
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