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This suit represents the model A7L worn by U.S. Air Force Col. (later Maj. Gen.) Michael Collins in July 1969 on Apollo 11, the first moon landing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

This suit represents the model A7L worn by U.S. Air Force Col. (later Maj. Gen.) Michael Collins in July 1969 on Apollo 11, the first moon landing mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

The suit on display represents the basic G4C for wear inside the Gemini spacecraft. This suit is a reproduction and is on display in the museum's fourth building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

The suit on display represents the basic G4C for wear inside the Gemini spacecraft. This suit is a reproduction and is on display in the museum's fourth building. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

This space suit represents the one worn by U.S. Air Force Maj. (later Col.) Gordon Cooper in May 1963 aboard his Mercury craft called Faith 7, in which he flew 22 orbits in a 34-hour mission. This suit is a reproduction and is on display in the museum's fourth building.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

This space suit represents the one worn by U.S. Air Force Maj. (later Col.) Gordon Cooper in May 1963 aboard his Mercury craft called Faith 7, in which he flew 22 orbits in a 34-hour mission. This suit is a reproduction and is on display in the museum's fourth building.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

Astronauts wore the Advanced Crew Escape Suit (ACES)
only inside the Space Shuttle during launch and return to Earth.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

Astronauts wore the Advanced Crew Escape Suit (ACES) only inside the Space Shuttle during launch and return to Earth.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

This Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) allowed a crewman to
work on the moon for up to seven hours.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

This Extravehicular Mobility Unit (EMU) allowed a crewman to work on the moon for up to seven hours.(U.S. Air Force photo by Ken LaRock)

Reproductions of Space Suits on permanent display in Building 4 near their associated spacecraft in the Space Gallery. Click on the pictures below for additional information about each Space Suit.













Mercury Space Suit - 1963


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 




Gemini G4C Space Suit - 1966


 

 

 

 

 

 






Apollo Model A7L Space Suit - 1969


 

 

 

 

 

 






Apollo Model A7LB Extravehicular Mobility Unit - 1971


 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 




Space Shuttle Extravehicular Mobility Unit


 

Space Shuttle Advanced Crew Escape Suit 1994-2011

 

 

 

 

 



 

 




Space Shuttle Advanced Crew Escape Suit 1994-2011

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