National Air & Space Museum Site Index
Project Mercury Suit Gallery


The pressure gauge on the suit's left arm.

The gauge is marked "Suit Pressure" and is marked with 3, 4, and 5 PSIA. The gauge appears to go up to 5.5 PSI.

Pressure gauge on left arm of Project Mercury Suit at National Air & Space Museum
Time picture taken Fri Jun 22 13:28:10 2007
Location picture taken Rocketry and Space Flight Gallery (subsequently closed)
National Air & Space Museum
Washington, DC
Prev Project Mercury Suit Gallery Next